The Daily Northwestern

Bienen junior wins Battle of the DJs for second year, will perform at Dillo Day

Christine Farolan, Reporter

May 9, 2014

Bienen junior Lucas Messore, known as Behind These Eyes, won Mayfest’s Battle of the DJs for the second year in a row, getting the chance to play at Dillo Day after his set last year was canceled because of rain. The battle, which took place on Thursday at Buffalo Wild Wings, featured six...

Anti-gay demonstrator met with student backlash

Anti-gay demonstrator met with student backlash

Tyler Pager and Rebecca Savransky

May 8, 2014

At least one representative from an anti-gay organization was met with student backlash Thursday after handing out flyers and voicing his opinions by The Arch. Wayne Lela, the founder of Heterosexuals Organized for a Moral Environment which is based in Downers Grove, Illinois, said his mission is...

Police: Latest shooting near Evanston-Chicago border gang-related

Patrick Svitek, Reporter

May 8, 2014

Evanston police are calling a shooting early Saturday morning near the Howard Street CTA station the latest result of gang activity near the Chicago-Evanston border. A 20-year-old man was walking just after 1 a.m. in the 7700 block of North Paulina Street when several males approached him on foot an...

Guest Column: Why ‘Game Changers’ is necessary right now

Kevin Brown and Rick Telander

May 8, 2014

On April 25 at McGaw Hall at Northwestern, eligible members of the football team cast a historic vote on whether or not to form a union. “Game Changers” members were onsite. While the University waged an aggressive campaign to persuade players to vote against unionization, the more significant battles regarding player freedoms are being fought on several fronts through our nation’s ...

Social Justice Coalition plans second ‘Justice’ week

Annie Bruce, Reporter

May 8, 2014

The second annual Social Justice Week will begin Monday and feature a number of different events, all centered around the theme “Oppression at the Academy.” Student groups applied to organize different events throughout the week, with topics ranging from worker’s rights to student's clothing...