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Northwestern’s Unite For Sight hosts first ‘Dining in the Dark’ experience

Lydia Ramsey, Copy Chief

May 21, 2013


Filed under Campus, Events, Latest Stories, Student Groups

When students entered one by one Tuesday into the Jerome B. Cohen Commons in Technological Institute, they were met with a meal in complete darkness. Northwestern’s chapter of Unite For Sight, an organization that raises money to support sight-restoring surgeries, hosted the sold-out event, called ...

Homecoming 2013 looks to bring Northwestern back to ’90s

Joseph Diebold, Web Editor

May 21, 2013


Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, On Campus

Northwestern alumni returning this fall for Homecoming will have to take things "Step by Step." The theme of Homecoming 2013 will be “NU ‘Cats on the block,” the organization announced tonight. Homecoming co-chair Kate Geraghty said the organization’s executive board hopes the throwback...

Evanston family remembers fatal shooting victim Blake Ross

Ciara McCarthy, Assistant City Editor

May 20, 2013


Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Local

A few months ago, Blake Ross changed his niece’s diaper for the first time. His sister, Samantha Miles, remembered it with a smile. “He did a good job,” she said laughing. Miles said her younger brother, 20, was a great uncle who treated her daughters like they were his own. The Evanston...

Schapiro receives honorary degrees from Garrett, Notre Dame

Cat Zakrzewski, Campus Editor

May 19, 2013


Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, On Campus

University President Morton Schapiro received honorary degrees from the University of Notre Dame on Sunday and the Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary on Friday. Schapiro was one of six recipients of honorary degrees at Notre Dame's 168th commencement ceremony. Schapiro gave the address at G...

Photo gallery: Northwestern vs. Penn State

Photo gallery: Northwestern vs. Penn State

Meghan White, Photographer

May 19, 2013


Filed under Latest Stories, Multimedia, Photo Gallery

It took No. 2 Northwestern four minutes to score, and from there the Wildcats never let up. NU scored five times before Penn State even manufactured a shot as the Cats advanced to their ninth consecutive Final Four with a 15-7 win over the Nittany Lions on Saturday night. “We came out strong...