The Daily Northwestern

American Sign Language Club hosts ‘Silent Night’

Jordan Harrison, Assistant Campus Editor

May 25, 2014

Northwestern's American Sign Language Club hosted its first speaker Saturday, bringing deaf activist Karen Putz to campus to talk about accepting her identity as a deaf person and rediscovering her passions in life. The event, “Silent Night,” began with performances by Lauren Putz, Karen Putz’s...

Women’s Golf: Northwestern concludes season with 15th-place finish at NCAA Championships

Kevin Casey, Assistant Sports Editor

May 24, 2014

It was a second consecutive banner season for Northwestern, and it closed with a familiar finish. The Wildcats concluded the NCAA Championships on Friday tied for 15th, their exact position at the end of play at last year’s event. For a program that had not made it to nationals since 2000, back-to-back...

Downtown Evanston kicks off Farmers’ Market

Alice Yin, Reporter

May 24, 2014

Students and residents shopped at the Downtown Evanston Farmers' Market, which opened on May 10. Farmers sold locally sourced food near the intersection of University Place and Oak Avenue. The market will take place every Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Updated: Website ranking Northwestern women on appearance taken down

Rebecca Savransky, Campus Editor

May 24, 2014

A website launched Friday that ranks Northwestern women based on physical appearance as of Saturday night has been taken down. The website, called Morty’s Angels, presents two pictures of female NU students on the home page and asks individuals to rank "who is hotter," to compile a top 50 page....

Graduate student considers filing Title IX suit against Northwestern

Rebecca Savransky, Campus Editor

May 22, 2014

A Northwestern graduate student will likely sue the University within the next month alleging that his Title IX rights were violated, the student’s lawyer said in court on Thursday. News about the potential suit surfaced during a status hearing for a different Title IX lawsuit against NU, which...