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Safe Ride suspends minimum distance in response to campus incidents

Safe Ride suspends minimum distance in response to campus incidents

Cameron Cook, Assistant Campus Editor

November 16, 2018


Filed under Campus, Campus Safety, Latest Stories, Top Campus Stories, Top Stories

Safe Ride is temporarily suspending its three block ride minimum in light of recent reports of men targeting women on Northwestern’s Evanston campus, according to a Thursday email from Patricia Telles-Irvin, the vice president of student affairs. In the email, Telles-Irvin told students to be patient,...

New technology fee for international students triggers intense backlash

New technology fee for international students triggers intense backlash

Danny Vesurai and Alex Wong

November 16, 2018


Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus, Latest Stories, Top Campus Stories, Top Stories

A technology fee levied this academic year on international students has sparked outrage among many graduate students, who said the fee’s implementation unfairly targets the international student population and was poorly communicated by administrators. The $50 fee assessed by the International...

Marc Lamont-Hill talks black activism and voting third party at annual FMO event

Marc Lamont-Hill talks black activism and voting third party at annual FMO event

Amy Li, Assistant Campus Editor

November 16, 2018


Filed under Campus, Events, Latest Stories, Top Campus Stories, Top Stories

Host of BET News Dr. Marc Lamont-Hill reminded black students at Northwestern to look to the black tradition of resistance and freedom fighting as a tool to make sense of the current “moment of chaos.” Hill recalled how in the age of Barack Obama’s presidency he felt the need to prove to people...

Women’s Basketball: Former assistant reflects on Northwestern after 87-44 loss

Women’s Basketball: Former assistant reflects on Northwestern after 87-44 loss

Charlie Goldsmith, Sports Social Media Editor

November 16, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Latest Stories, Sports, Women's Basketball

It wasn’t until after former Northwestern associate head coach Tasha Pointer took the head coaching job at Illinois-Chicago that she realized she’d have to play against her former school. Thursday, the Flames lost 87-44 in her return to Evanston as the Wildcats moved to 3-0 on the season. Pointer, who...

Key jangling has been a tradition at football games for years. Some say it is elitist

Key jangling has been a tradition at football games for years. Some say it is elitist

Maddy Daum, Reporter

November 15, 2018


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Top Campus Stories

When Weinberg sophomore Vicente Rudolph went to his first football game during Wildcat Welcome, he watched as fans jingled their keys at kickoff. He figured it was a form of distraction, to try and throw the opposition off their game. Rudolph said he later found out the tradition implies that Northwestern...

Cross Country: Roberts readies for third-straight NCAA Championships appearance

Cross Country: Roberts readies for third-straight NCAA Championships appearance

Troy Closson and Jonah Dylan

November 15, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, Latest Stories, Sports, Top Sports Stories

Cross Country It’s the old adage — third time’s the charm. This weekend, though, Aubrey Roberts will look to make it come true as she races for All-American honors. The junior earned a berth in the NCAA Championships — for the third straight year — after her impressive performance ...

Rising STD rates shine light on college sex-education

Rising STD rates shine light on college sex-education

Cameron Cook and Alan Perez

November 15, 2018


Filed under Campus, Campus Safety, Latest Stories, Top Campus Stories

Rates of sexually transmitted diseases have risen for the fourth consecutive year to a record high, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But Northwestern hasn’t changed its approach to addressing it students’ sexual health in response to the news. Nearly 2.3 million cases...

Blotter: Man arrested for criminal sexual assault

Amelia Langas, Development and Recruitment Editor

November 15, 2018


Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 41-year-old Evanston man was arrested for criminal sexual assault and home invasion Sunday in the 1400 block of Chicago Avenue. At 9:10 p.m. on the date, the Evanston woman who reported the incident told responding officers that she was in her apartment when the smoke alarm went off. When she opened...

Women’s Basketball: Wildcats cruise to victory over UIC

Women’s Basketball: Wildcats cruise to victory over UIC

Joseph Wilkinson, Reporter

November 15, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Latest Stories, Sports, Top Sports Stories, Women's Basketball

Northwestern remained undefeated Thursday night with a 87-44 win over Illinois-Chicago. The Wildcats (3-0) cruised to the victory behind sophomore guard Lindsey Pulliam who had 22 points on 9-of-16 shooting. Pulliam was aided by senior forward Pallas Kunaiyi-Akpanah, who grabbed an unsurprising 10...

Metropolitan Water Reclamation District grants easement at Canal Shores Golf Course

Metropolitan Water Reclamation District grants easement at Canal Shores Golf Course

Clare Proctor, Assistant City Editor

November 15, 2018


Filed under Business, City, Latest Stories, Local, Top City Stories, Top Stories

The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago on Thursday approved a plan that will allow the Cook County Department of Transportation and Highways to pave over part of a golf course and build an access road connected to a piece of property lining the course. This easement will allow...

Football: Examining the statistical quirks of Clayton Thorson’s season

Football: Examining the statistical quirks of Clayton Thorson’s season

Joseph Wilkinson, Reporter

November 15, 2018


Filed under Football, Gameday, Latest Stories, Sports, Top Sports Stories

Football At times this season, Clayton Thorson has been outstanding. At other times, Northwestern's senior quarterback has been almost miserable. But never has he been average. The senior quarterback has yet to finish a game this season with between 200 and 350 passing yards. He is averaging ...

Paxton: When the stakes are high, Pat Fitzgerald has a tendency to rise

Paxton: When the stakes are high, Pat Fitzgerald has a tendency to rise

Cole Paxton, Gameday Editor

November 15, 2018


Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports, Top Sports Stories

Football Pat Fitzgerald has taken some ugly losses in recent years. Consider the one-two punch of Western Michigan (not so bad after all, since the Broncos went to the Cotton Bowl that year) and Illinois State (horrifyingly bad) in 2016. In 2017, Northwestern lost to Duke by 24 in a game far mor...