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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...

In 3 years since cellphone ban enacted, Evanston sees decline in crash rate

Jia You, City Editor

May 19, 2013


Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Local

Evanston has seen a significant reduction in car crashes in the past three years since a City Council ban on using handheld cellphones while driving went into effect. The number of roadway crashes declined 17 percent from 2009 to 2012, according to the Evanston Police Department. The number of car...

Evanston police find missing elderly man with Alzheimer’s

Evanston police find missing elderly man with Alzheimer’s

Manuel Rapada, Breaking News Editor

May 18, 2013


Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories

Evanston police have located an elderly man with Alzheimer's who went missing this morning. Carlos Rodriguez, 80, was found at a Chicago-area hospital, police said tonight. Rodriguez's family last saw him at about 5:45 a.m. in the 100 block of Callan Avenue, near the Chicago-Evanston border. — Man...

‘The Reporters’: Week of May 11

‘The Reporters’: Week of May 11

The Daily Northwestern

May 18, 2013


Filed under Latest Stories, Multimedia, Video

In this week's episode of "The Reporters," Evanston journalists speak with Carolyn Murray, the mother of slain Evanston teen Justin Murray. This week's program features Daily assistant City editor Ciara McCarthy. ...