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Report: Provost Jonathan Holloway expected to leave Northwestern to become Rutgers president

Report: Provost Jonathan Holloway expected to leave Northwestern to become Rutgers president

Troy Closson, Editor in Chief

January 19, 2020

Provost Jonathan Holloway is reportedly set to leave Northwestern to become the first black president of Rutgers University, according to a report from NJ Advance Media. Holloway is expected to be named president on Tuesday, though the hiring is not final and is pending approval by Rutgers' Board of...

Rapid Recap: No. 24 Illinois 75, Northwestern 71

Rapid Recap: No. 24 Illinois 75, Northwestern 71

John Riker, Assistant Sports Editor

January 18, 2020

For a game that pitted a nationally ranked team against one that was ranked last in the Big Ten, the game was anything but lopsided early. But like it’s happened for Northwestern several times this year, the Wildcats couldn’t finish the game at the end. Despite going on a late run, NU (6-11, 1-6...

Women’s Basketball: Veronica Burton’s late heroics give Northwestern overtime victory over No. 15 Indiana

Women’s Basketball: Veronica Burton’s late heroics give Northwestern overtime victory over No. 15 Indiana

Drew Schott, Reporter

January 16, 2020

Down by three to No. 15 Indiana with nearly 30 seconds left, Northwestern needed a defensive stop. And sophomore guard Veronica Burton delivered. As the Hoosiers’ leading scorer Ali Patberg lost control of her dribble, sophomore guard Sydney Wood picked up the loose ball and quickly passed...

Evanston residents propose new solution to Welsh-Ryan parking issue

Evanston residents propose new solution to Welsh-Ryan parking issue

Jacob Fulton, Assistant City Editor

January 16, 2020

Evanston residents debated possible solutions to parking controversies surrounding professional events at Welsh-Ryan Arena during a Thursday meeting. The 7th Ward meeting was held in response to residents’ concerns about potential obstruction of neighborhood parking during high-capacity events...

Journalist and author Kevin Salwen discusses 21st-century media lessons from Richard Jewell case

Journalist and author Kevin Salwen discusses 21st-century media lessons from Richard Jewell case

Jackson Miller, Reporter

January 16, 2020

Journalist and author Kevin Salwen spoke about his recent book investigating the 1996 Summer Olympics bombing and the subsequent negative media barrage against Richard Jewell] in the McCormick Foundation Center Forum on Thursday night. Salwen (Medill ‘79) co-authored “The Suspect: An Olympic Bombing,...