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Student band Morning Dew release “Coffee” on Spotify

Bienen junior and Morning Dew member Joe Nedder said he wrote “Coffee” about feeling intimidated to talk to someone you’re interested in and building up the courage to talk to them.

Yiming Fu, Reporter

October 19, 2020

Morning Dew, a band of seven Northwestern students that blends jazz, pop, R&B and rap, released their original single “Coffee” October 2 on Spotify. The group formed in spring 2019 to compete in Mayfest’s Battle of the Bands for a spot in the Dillo Day lineup. Since then, the band has played...

Blotter: Car theft, burglary

Yonjoo Seo, A&E Assistant Editor

October 19, 2020

A 51-year-old Evanston resident’s truck was reported stolen on Sunday. The man parked the vehicle, a 2005 GMC,  on his driveway in the 2400 block of Church Street  around 7 p.m. on Saturday. His 24-year-old son, an Evanston resident, reported it missing to Evanston Police Department at 10 a.m....

President Schapiro says Northwestern has “absolutely no intention” to abolish NUPD

Hundreds of students circle up during Saturday’s march, which concluded at President Schapiro’s house.

Isabelle Sarraf and Marissa Martinez

October 19, 2020

In a Monday afternoon email, University President Morton Schapiro wrote that while Northwestern has intentions to improve University Police, it has “absolutely no intention” to abolish it. Schapiro’s statement comes after a week of ongoing protests led by abolitionist student group NU Community Not...

Disarm, defund, disband: Students are marching every day until Northwestern abolishes NUPD

Protesters stand in line at the intersection of Central Street and Orrington Avenue outside President Schapiro’s house, forming a barrier between the crowd and the police.

Isabelle Sarraf and Binah Schatsky

October 19, 2020

For over a month, a mask-shaped sign reading “We’re N This Together” hung from the Weber Arch. It was meant to symbolize a unified start to Northwestern’s academic year but was often mocked by students instead. By 11:51 p.m. Saturday night the sign was on the ground, by 11:53 p.m. it was in...

Northwestern alumna and theater director Lili-Anne Brown talks performance art and racial justice

 In the Oct. 16 virtual event, theater director Lili-Anne Brown talked about her experience attending Northwestern and her career in Chicago theater.

Russell Leung, Reporter

October 19, 2020

Director, actor and educator Lili-Anne Brown (Communication ’95) conversed virtually with Northwestern professors and students Friday in the first installment of the Kelsey Pharr, Jr. Speaker Series. The series, named in honor of a Black NU alumnus who starred in two Waa-Mu shows and later became...