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Dance Marathon 2015: Block 10 in photos

Dance Marathon 2015: Block 10 in photos

Annabel Edwards, Captured Editor

March 8, 2015

After 27 hours of dancing, students powered through Block 10 of Dance Marathon with excitement. The final three hours of Northwestern's 41st DM included the reveal of the final amount raised for Starlight Children's Foundation Midwest and the Evanston Community Foundation. This was the fifth consecutive yea...

Starlight Children’s Foundation tackles chronic illnesses through ‘kid-friendly’ hospital redecorations

Alice Yin, Development and Recruitment Editor

March 8, 2015

Jessica Dunning’s son, Anthony, isn’t supposed to go on airplanes. Yet, a couple years ago, he was able to fly out of O’Hare International Airport at 10,000 feet to go “visit Santa Claus.” The Dunnings are one of more than 60 million families that have been served by the Starlight Children’s...

Lacrosse: Second-half surge paces Wildcats past Buffaloes in Lakeside opener

Lacrosse: Second-half surge paces Wildcats past Buffaloes in Lakeside opener

Ava Wallace, Reporter

March 7, 2015

While hundreds of students danced the weekend away in a tent behind the Norris University Center for Dance Marathon, Northwestern headed to Lakeside Field for its first outdoor game of the season. The No. 7 Wildcats (4-2) came alive in the second half after a competitive, back-and-forth first period...

Men’s Basketball: Northwestern unable to end regular season on high note, falls at Iowa

Men’s Basketball: Northwestern unable to end regular season on high note, falls at Iowa

Bobby Pillote, Assistant Sports Editor

March 7, 2015

Northwestern wasn’t able to cap its season with a victory and end the year with a winning record. In their final regular season game, the Wildcats (15-16, 6-12 Big Ten) lost to Iowa (21-10, 12-6) 69-52 in the teams’ second meeting of the season. NU defeated the Hawkeyes on Feb. 15 to jumpstart...

Northwestern student reports sexual assault to police

Olivia Exstrum, Campus Editor

March 6, 2015

A female Northwestern student reported an incident of criminal sexual assault to University Police on Tuesday. The incident occurred at the Evans Scholarship House at 721 University Place on Feb. 27, Deputy Chief Dan McAleer said. McAleer said the male offender was not affiliated with the University,...