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Men’s Swimming: Wilimovsky finishes fourth at NCAAs

Men’s Swimming: Wilimovsky finishes fourth at NCAAs

Cole Paxton, Sports Editor
March 29
Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Swimming & Diving

Senior Jordan Wilimovsky finished fourth in the 1,650-yard freestyle at the NCAA Championships on Saturday, missing the podium despite setting a personal best and eclipsing the American record entering the day. Wilimovsky finished in 14:23.45, a whopping 10 seconds ahead of his previous personal record....

Nehaarika Mulukutla launches campaign for ASG president

Nehaarika Mulukutla launches campaign for ASG president

Jonah Dylan, Print Development and Recruitment Editor
March 29
Filed under ASG Elections, Campus, Latest Stories, Top Stories

Weinberg junior Nehaarika Mulukutla will run uncontested for ASG President, election commissioner Shayna Servillas confirmed Tuesday. Servillas said she is unsure of the last time a candidate ran unopposed, but thinks it was at least four years ago. Mulukutla’s running mate is Weinberg junior...

NU law students bring home fifth National Trial Competition win

NU law students bring home fifth National Trial Competition win

Madeleine Fernando, Reporter
March 29
Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Student Groups

A Pritzker School of Law trial team won the National Trial Competition last week for the fifth time, beating almost 300 teams from law schools across the country. The team comprises third-year law students Stacy Kapustina and Douglas Bates, and second-year law student Garrett Fields. After multiple...

Two challenge long-standing 3rd Ward alderman

Two challenge long-standing 3rd Ward alderman

Nora Shelly, Print Managing Editor
March 29
Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Politics

Ald. Melissa Wynne (3rd) is facing two challengers in her reelection campaign in a race that has focused largely on affordability issues and the responsibilities of aldermen to their residents. Her two challengers are Alex Morgan, who is involved with the Democratic Party of Evanston and has a background...

Evanston, Chicago vow to uphold immigration policies amid U.S. Justice Department threats

Evanston, Chicago vow to uphold immigration policies amid U.S. Justice Department threats

Mariana Alfaro, Print Managing Editor
March 29
Filed under City, Latest Stories, Politics

Chicago and Evanston authorities are not backing away from policies that protect undocumented residents in their cities, even after U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Monday that the Justice Department will “claw back” funds from sanctuary cities, counties and states. Sessions’ comments...

YWCA to open ‘longer-term’ housing for domestic violence survivors

YWCA to open ‘longer-term’ housing for domestic violence survivors

Sophie Mann, Digital Development and Recruitment Editor
March 28
Filed under City, Latest Stories

The Evanston/North Shore YWCA will soon provide “longer-term” housing to survivors of domestic violence in a 16-unit apartment complex set to open in the next few weeks. The complex will provide affordable housing to families and individuals of all genders impacted by domestic violence. The $1.5...

Former NU employee sues University for allegedly being terminated after voicing complaint

Former NU employee sues University for allegedly being terminated after voicing complaint

Ally Mauch, Reporter
March 28
Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Timothy Schoolmaster, a former employee of Northwestern’s Center for Public Safety, filed a lawsuit against the University for allegedly being fired after he complained about not receiving a payment. In the lawsuit, which was filed on March 20 in the Cook County Circuit Court, Schoolmaster alleges...

Softball: Wildcats snag win in weekend series

Softball: Wildcats snag win in weekend series

Cole Paxton, Sports Editor
March 28
Filed under Latest Stories, Softball, Sports

Softball It didn’t come conventionally, but Northwestern’s women’s softball team found a way to get a win against a ranked team. Senior outfielder Anna Petersen hit a walk-off, inside-the-park home run in the eighth inning Saturday, giving the Wildcats (12-16, 1-2 Big Ten) a win in thei...

‘Moonlight’ director Barry Jenkins to speak at Northwestern

‘Moonlight’ director Barry Jenkins to speak at Northwestern

Allyson Chiu, Campus Editor
March 28
Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Speakers, Top Stories

Barry Jenkins, director of the Academy Award-winning movie “Moonlight,” will speak at Northwestern on April 1, A&O Productions announced Tuesday evening. A&O, in partnership with Rainbow Alliance, Inspire Media and the Contemporary Thought Speaker Series, will screen the movie in Ryan Auditorium,...

Holmes apologizes after using city email for candidate endorsement

Holmes apologizes after using city email for candidate endorsement

Kristina Karisch, Assistant City Editor
March 28
Filed under 2017 Mayoral Election, City, Latest Stories, Politics

Ald. Delores Holmes (5th) publicly apologized for using a city email to announce her endorsement of Robin Rue Simmons for 5th Ward alderman at a City Council meeting Monday night. Her apology follows allegations of ethics violations leveled at Holmes and Simmons throughout the election campaign by...

Student Enrichment Services creates form to centralize scholarships, funds

Erica Snow, Assistant Campus Editor
March 28
Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Student Enrichment Services launched a website in early March to streamline the application process for various scholarships, including funds for Dance Marathon and Alternative Student Breaks. The One Form portal allows students to enter their financial need information only once, which will save...

Free digital financial aid tools available to Northwestern students, alumni

Free digital financial aid tools available to Northwestern students, alumni

Allyson Chiu, Campus Editor
March 27
Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern students and alumni can now access a suite of digital tools to help them better manage their finances both before and after graduation, University administrators said in a news release. A partnership between NU and American Student Assistance –– a nonprofit organization that aims...