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Residential services offers early move-in for some students ahead of Hurricane Florence

Residential services offers early move-in for some students ahead of Hurricane Florence

Alan Perez, Campus Editor

September 13, 2018


Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories, Top Campus Stories, Top Stories

Northwestern residential services is offering some students an early move-in ahead of a catastrophic storm expected to bring hurricane-force winds, power outages and torrential rainfall. More than 100 students expected to live on campus in the fall were offered accommodations on Wednesday after three...

Judge orders new trial for man convicted of murder after Medill Justice Project tracked down witness

Judge orders new trial for man convicted of murder after Medill Justice Project tracked down witness

Alan Perez, Campus Editor

September 11, 2018


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Top Campus Stories

A Miami-Dade Circuit Court judge ordered a new trial for a man convicted of murder after reporters for the Medill Justice Project unearthed testimony from a witness who says the man did not commit the crime. Judge Miguel de la O vacated Friday the 2005 murder conviction of Andre Gonzales after Arnold...

Volleyball: Despite injuries, Northwestern wins two-of-three in Fayetteville

Volleyball: Despite injuries, Northwestern wins two-of-three in Fayetteville

Peter Warren, Sports Editor

September 11, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Volleyball

Volleyball Down four points late in the third set against Butler, Northwestern was inching closer and closer to losing the set. Instead, the Wildcats battled back and took control. Despite losing freshman outside hitter Abryanna Cannon to injury and switching its system for the third time in ...

Men’s Soccer: Northwestern notches two shutout victories

Men’s Soccer: Northwestern notches two shutout victories

Peter Warren, Sports Editor

September 11, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Soccer, Sports

Men’s Soccer With the game tied at zero and time ticking away in the first overtime period against Loyola, Northwestern earned a throw-in deep in its attacking third. After the ball was deflected out of the box, it landed at the feet of senior midfielder Camden Buescher. “I just tried to ...

Women’s Soccer: Lovera’s two goal game leads NU to another win

Women’s Soccer: Lovera’s two goal game leads NU to another win

Charlie Goldsmith, Sports Social Editor

September 10, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Soccer, Sports, Women's Soccer

Women’s Soccer Brenna Lovera took her time heading back down the field, drifting to the middle of Martin Stadium with 35 minutes left to play in the match. The senior forward had just scored her second goal of the day, and as she headed back, the crowd erupted in one of its loudest celebratio...

Northwestern moves up to 10th place in U.S. News rankings

Northwestern moves up to 10th place in U.S. News rankings

Cameron Cook, Reporter

September 10, 2018


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern was ranked the 10th best university in the country in this year’s national rankings by U.S. News & World Report — up one spot from last year. NU tied with Johns Hopkins in this year’s rankings, released Monday. Northwestern’s placement represents the first top 10 ranking since 2002. Th...

Letter to the Editor: After Shane Colombo’s death, deepen the conversation about gun violence

September 9, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Letters to Editor, Opinion

For the past four years, many members of our Northwestern community have focused with dedication on a long-term strategic campaign called We Will. The laudable goal of We Will is to directly influence NU’s trajectory of “academic excellence and discovery and help expand our positive impact throughout...

Former Evanston Mayor Lorraine Morton dies

Former Evanston Mayor Lorraine Morton dies

The Daily Northwestern

September 9, 2018


Filed under City, Latest Stories, Top Stories

Lorraine Morton, Evanston's first black mayor, died Saturday at age 99. Morton was also the city's longest serving mayor, current Mayor Steve Hagerty said in a statement on his Facebook page announcing Morton's death. "Her life was a life worthwhile and our community is so fortunate to have had...

Football: Numerous squandered opportunities plague Northwestern’s offense against Duke

Football: Numerous squandered opportunities plague Northwestern’s offense against Duke

Ben Pope, Gameday Editor

September 8, 2018


Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports, Top Sports Stories

Football Northwestern’s first drive in its 21-7 loss to Duke on Saturday was basically perfect. The 13 drives that followed were anything but. Nine of those 13 drives ended in Blue Devils territory, yet the Wildcats produced exactly zero points from them. Perhaps even more incredibly, that lack of production was not from missed field goals nor untimely turnovers, but rather poor e...

Rapid Recap: Duke 21, Northwestern 7

Rapid Recap: Duke 21, Northwestern 7

Ben Pope, Gameday Editor

September 8, 2018


Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

Football Just like in the season opener, a high-scoring first half dissolved into a second-half defensive slugfest. This time, however, Northwestern was the team that entered halftime trailing by two touchdowns, and thus saw its nine-game winning streak snapped Saturday at Ryan Field. After a...

Two members of Northwestern cleaning crew killed in Niles car accident

Alan Perez, Campus Editor

September 8, 2018


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Two members of the University’s cleaning crew died early Thursday morning when a marked Cook County sheriff vehicle hit their vehicle at a Niles intersection. Ludwika Moskal, 69, was driving south on Harlem Ave. toward Dempster St. in a Honda Accord with her sister, Helena Lukasik, 64, in the p...

Football: Northwestern gets third chance to contain Daniel Jones’ Duke offense

Football: Northwestern gets third chance to contain Daniel Jones’ Duke offense

Ben Pope, Gameday Editor

September 6, 2018


Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports, Top Sports Stories

Football Duke quarterback Daniel Jones ran all over Northwestern last year, scrambling for 108 yards and two touchdowns (along with 305 yards and two more touchdowns through the air) in a performance of the Trace McSorley variety. Less than a month later, the Wildcats faced McSorley himself ...