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‘Divergent’ author, Northwestern grad Veronica Roth talks new movie, advice for students

‘Divergent’ author, Northwestern grad Veronica Roth talks new movie, advice for students

Rachel Yang, Reporter

March 18, 2015

A&E Veronica Roth, now 26, was still attending Northwestern when she wrote “Divergent,” the first novel in the popular dystopian trilogy. Fans are anxiously awaiting the March 20 premiere of “Insurgent,” the second installment of the series' film adaptations. But despite achieving ...

Evanston asks Illinois governor to protect city funds

Sophia Bollag, Managing Editor

March 17, 2015

Aldermen unanimously expressed their opposition Monday to a proposal by the governor that would force Evanston to cut expenses by more than 4 percent. In February, Gov. Bruce Rauner proposed a budget that would halve the Local Government Distributive Fund, which gives money to local governments throughout the state. The proposal would cut $3.75 mil...

Women’s Basketball: Northwestern celebrates tournament selection, looks to give seniors last hurrah

Khadrice Rollins, Reporter

March 17, 2015

Women's Basketball The room erupted with cheers as nerves were calmed and an assumption became a reality: Northwestern had made the NCAA tournament. Although the Wildcats expected to be in the field of 64, the team was still excited to see its name in the official bracket Monday night. “They...

Men’s Basketball: Offensive rebounds drown Wildcats against Hoosiers

Men’s Basketball: Offensive rebounds drown Wildcats against Hoosiers

Jesse Kramer, Reporter

March 12, 2015

CHICAGO — Indiana does two things well: drain 3-pointers at a high clip and crash the offensive glass. Northwestern’s active defense neutralized the perimeter, but its 2-3 zone left the boards vulnerable, even to an undersized Hoosiers squad. Indiana took full advantage, scoring 20 second-chance...

Federal judge upholds dismissal of Title IX lawsuit against Northwestern

Ciara McCarthy, Editor in Chief

March 12, 2015

A federal judge upheld Thursday his decision to dismiss the Title IX lawsuit that a Medill senior filed against Northwestern last year. The student sued the University in February 2014 under Title IX of the 1972 Education Amendments, claiming NU didn’t respond adequately after she reported being sexually assaulted by philosophy Pr...