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50 Years of Queer Anger: Queerness at the Grammys

50 Years of Queer Anger: Queerness at the Grammys

A. Pallas Gutierrez, Columnist

February 14, 2019


Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

This is the fourth column in “50 Years of Queer Anger,” a series examining LGBTQ+ issues in the United States since 1969. Queerbaiting, the practice of presenting material as queer without making the queerness explicit, is rather common in the music industry. A recent example is the music video fo...

Lacrosse: Northwestern to host Dartmouth and Duke this weekend inside Ryan Fieldhouse

Lacrosse: Northwestern to host Dartmouth and Duke this weekend inside Ryan Fieldhouse

Karim Noorani, Reporter

February 14, 2019


Filed under Lacrosse, Latest Stories, Sports

Lacrosse Friday night will take coach Kelly Amonte Hiller back to her early years. The last time No. 6 Northwestern (1-0) played Dartmouth was the 2006 NCAA Championship game. At the time, Amonte Hiller was four years into her tenure as Northwestern’s head coach and in the midst of leading...

Baseball: Northwestern hoping to start off a bounceback season in Arizona

Baseball: Northwestern hoping to start off a bounceback season in Arizona

Eric Rynston-Lobel, Reporter

February 14, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Latest Stories, Sports

Baseball It may only be the second full week of February, and snow still covers the Northwestern field, but college baseball season is here. The Wildcats start play this weekend in Arizona with a series this weekend against Brigham Young and California. After a disappointing 2018 season that saw ...

Softball: Northwestern to face Louisville, North Carolina in Big Ten/ACC Challenge

Softball: Northwestern to face Louisville, North Carolina in Big Ten/ACC Challenge

Benjamin Rosenberg, Assistant Sports Editor

February 14, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, Softball, Sports

Softball After traveling to the West Coast last weekend to open the season, Northwestern will travel east for its second tournament of the year. The Wildcats will head to the Tar Heel State to face Louisville and North Carolina in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge. Northwestern (4-1) opened the seaso...

Blotter: Board game miniature figure stolen from apartment

Clare Proctor, Assistant City Editor

February 14, 2019


Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 26-year-old Evanston resident reported to the Evanston Police Department on Wednesday that a package had been stolen from his apartment common area on Feb. 9. The man received notification that package had been delivered to his residence in the 500 block of Custer Avenue at 2 p.m. on Feb. 9. When...

The Weekly: “In God We Trust?” series looks at religiosity on campus

The Weekly: “In God We Trust?” series looks at religiosity on campus

Cassidy Jackson, Audio Editor

February 14, 2019


Filed under Audio, Latest Stories, Multimedia, The Weekly, Top Stories

Religion is a complex topic, and Gabby Birenbaum, The Daily’s social media editor, is writing about just that. In a series titled “In God We Trust?”, Birenbaum is exploring the complexities around religion on campus. Audio editor Cassidy Jackson spoke with Birenbaum to learn about her motivation behind ...

ASG passes legislation demanding University immediately expand gender-open housing options

ASG passes legislation demanding University immediately expand gender-open housing options

Atul Jalan, Reporter

February 14, 2019


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Student Government, Top Campus Stories, Top Stories

Associated Student Government passed legislation asking the University to commit to an “immediate expansion” of gender-open housing options for undergraduate students during Wednesday’s Senate meeting. Currently, students who opt to live in gender-open housing must choose between singles and...

High costs, ‘privatized interests’ of Northwestern in Robert Crown Center push Evanston residents to voice concerns

High costs, ‘privatized interests’ of Northwestern in Robert Crown Center push Evanston residents to voice concerns

Sneha Dey, Assistant City Editor

February 14, 2019


Filed under City, Latest Stories, Politics, Top City Stories

The project is estimated to cost a total of $53 million, though it was originally projected at about $30 million. To cover the increase, the city raised the debt limit in June 2018.

Lipstick Theatre flips the script with intersectional feminist play book club

Lipstick Theatre flips the script with intersectional feminist play book club

Vy Duong, Reporter

February 14, 2019


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Latest Stories, Theater

fLIP the Script is a new intersectional feminist play book club hosted by Lipstick Theatre aiming to shine the spotlight on works written by women.

Director challenges gender roles in Wirtz production of ‘Guys and Dolls’

Director challenges gender roles in Wirtz production of ‘Guys and Dolls’

Janea Wilson, Reporter

February 14, 2019


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Latest Stories, Theater

The musical tells the story of a New York gangster who attempts to throw the biggest craps game in underground Manhattan.

Pitchfork to bring Midwinter music festival to The Art Institute of Chicago

Pitchfork to bring Midwinter music festival to The Art Institute of Chicago

Andrea Michelson, Arts and Entertainment Editor

February 14, 2019


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Latest Stories, Music

This weekend, Pitchfork is providing an escape from the winter cold. Pitchfork’s Midwinter will take place at The Art Institute of Chicago Friday through Sunday from 6 p.m. to midnight.

High costs, ‘privatized interests’ of Northwestern in Robert Crown Center push Evanston residents to voice concerns

High costs, ‘privatized interests’ of Northwestern in Robert Crown Center push Evanston residents to voice concerns

Sneha Dey, Assistant City Editor

February 14, 2019


Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Top City Stories

Over a hundred residents joined city officials to share their thoughts on the upcoming Robert Crown Community Center at a Wednesday community meeting. Ald. Donald Wilson (4th), Evanston Public Library director Karen Danczak Lyons, Parks, Recreation and Community Services Director Lawrence Hemingway...