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Medill Justice Project to rebrand into new investigative reporting lab

Medill Justice Project to rebrand into new investigative reporting lab

Troy Closson, Editor in Chief

September 18, 2019

Just over one year after former Medill Justice Project director Alec Klein resigned from the University, the journalism program he led is rebranding as a new investigative reporting lab, the school announced in a Wednesday release. The new Medill Investigative Lab will be led by Prof. Debbie Cenziper, who jo...

Who said you can’t go back? Jason Whittaker’s ride from quarterback to superback and back to quarterback

Who said you can’t go back? Jason Whittaker’s ride from quarterback to superback and back to quarterback

Peter Warren, Print Managing Editor

September 18, 2019

Football One day after Northwestern’s 17-7 loss to Stanford, redshirt freshman Jason Whittaker was running to the weight room, getting ready for his Sunday lift. When Whittaker arrived, he went to Jay Hooten, the Director of Sports Performance for Football. Hooten told Whittaker he was lift...

Who Asked You: Live from Madrid, It’s Debate #3

Who Asked You: Live from Madrid, It’s Debate #3

Marissa Martinez and Gabby Birenbaum

September 18, 2019

MARISSA: Hola y bienvenidos a “Quién te Preguntó?” We’re your hosts, Gabby and Marissa. GABBY: We are coming at you with an abroad episode of Who Asked You. We’re both studying abroad in Madrid. We still know very little about Spanish politics, but... MARISSA: We’re trying. We’re learning. GABBY: ...

Spreading far the fame of the fair name: Inside a Northwestern alumni football watch party

Spreading far the fame of the fair name: Inside a Northwestern alumni football watch party

Benjamin Rosenberg, Web Editor

September 17, 2019

Football SAN FRANCISCO — Northwestern received the opening kickoff Saturday against UNLV and moved the ball swiftly down the field. In three plays, the Wildcats were in Rebels territory. Four plays after that, NU was inside the UNLV 20. And just two and a half minutes into the game, sophomore ...

Evanston moves forward with recreational marijuana legalization

Evanston moves forward with recreational marijuana legalization

Samantha Handler, City Editor

September 17, 2019

Recreational marijuana legalization dominated the discussion at Monday’s City Council meeting, though specifics are yet to come. Aldermen voted to approve a resolution that makes cannabis business a special use function in Evanston and gives the Plan Commission direction on how to proceed with...