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Men’s Basketball: A.J. Turner has game of the season in Big Ten Tournament loss to Illinois

Men’s Basketball: A.J. Turner has game of the season in Big Ten Tournament loss to Illinois

Peter Warren, Web Editor

March 14, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Latest Stories, Men's Basketball, Sports

Men's Basketball Northwestern needed a basket. Down two points with 35 seconds remaining in the second half of Wednesday’s Big Ten Tournament first round matchup with Illinois — which the Fighting Illini would end up winning 74-69 — it was not just the game on the line. It was the Wildcats...

Rapid Recap: Illinois 74, Northwestern 69 OT

Rapid Recap: Illinois 74, Northwestern 69 OT

Ella Brockway, Copy Chief

March 13, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Latest Stories, Men's Basketball, Sports

Men's Basketball CHICAGO — And so it ends. The Wildcats’ 2018-19 season came to an end Wednesday night in a 74-69 overtime loss to Illinois in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament at the United Center. NU opened the game ice-cold, shooting 3-for-13 from the field and struggling ...

Parents of Northwestern student implicated in high-profile college admissions cheating scandal

Parents of Northwestern student implicated in high-profile college admissions cheating scandal

Catherine Kim, Campus Editor

March 13, 2019


Filed under Academic, Campus, Latest Stories, Top Campus Stories, Top Stories

Manuel and Elizabeth Henriquez were accused of paying for a proctor to help their younger daughters cheat on college entrance exams. Prosecutors charged 50 people Tuesday, making this the Justice Department’s largest college admissions prosecution.

Baseball: Northwestern wins home opener over MacMurray after late-inning scoring spree

Baseball: Northwestern wins home opener over MacMurray after late-inning scoring spree

Peter Warren, Web Editor

March 13, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Latest Stories, Sports

Baseball It wasn’t a picturesque Tuesday afternoon at Miller Park, but with temperatures in the upper 40s and little-to-no wind, it was a fine day for some early-season baseball. In its home opener, Northwestern used a late-game barrage of runs to blank Division III MacMurray, 9-0, and mar...

ETHS Board of Education discusses courses, workforce

ETHS Board of Education discusses courses, workforce

James Pollard, Reporter

March 13, 2019


Filed under City, Education, Latest Stories

Evanston Township High School/District 202 board members examined opportunities for ETHS students to enter the workforce and explore career interests at a school board meeting Monday. Peter Bavis, assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction, and Shelley Gates, chair of ETHS’s Career...

Aldermen approve service agreement with YWCA to fund domestic violence services

Aldermen approve service agreement with YWCA to fund domestic violence services

Cassidy Wang, Reporter

March 13, 2019


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

At a Monday meeting, City Council voted 7-2 to authorize a service provider agreement with YWCA Evanston/North Shore to provide domestic violence services. The six-month service agreement, which will cost the city $75,000, will supplement current victim services with training for law enforcement,...

Police investigating two strong-arm robberies on Northwestern Chicago campus

Police investigating two strong-arm robberies on Northwestern Chicago campus

Cameron Cook, Assistant Campus Editor

March 13, 2019


Filed under Campus, Campus Safety, Latest Stories, Top Stories

University Police received two reports of strong-arm robberies on the Chicago campus on Tuesday, according to crime alerts sent to the Northwestern community. The first robbery took place at 12:11 a.m. Tuesday morning at the intersection of North Sinclair Street and East Superior Street on NU’s...

City council opens conversation about future of Harley Clarke Mansion, asks for request for proposal draft

City council opens conversation about future of Harley Clarke Mansion, asks for request for proposal draft

Catherine Henderson, City Editor

March 13, 2019


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

Aldermen voted 5-4 to have city staff prepare a draft to solicit proposals for the Harley Clarke mansion at City Council on Monday. The period for proposals would be open for nine months to nonprofit, for-profit and foundation organizations interested in investing in the long-discussed mansion and collaborating...

Lacrosse: Boston College conquers Ryan Fieldhouse

Karim Noorani, Reporter

March 12, 2019


Filed under Lacrosse, Latest Stories, Sports

Lacrosse The golden touch of Ryan Fieldhouse may have finally worn out. No. 1 Boston College handed No. 9 Northwestern its first home defeat of the season Saturday night. In what was a largely a neck-and-neck game, with just over eight minutes left to play in the second half, the Eagles (8-0) p...

Baseball: Northwestern drops all three games in tough series against Missouri

Baseball: Northwestern drops all three games in tough series against Missouri

Ryan Wangman, Audio Editor

March 12, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Latest Stories, Sports, Top Sports Stories, Top Stories

Baseball Heading into this weekend’s series, coach Spencer Allen said he was impressed by his team’s ability to take at least a game off every team Northwestern has faced this season. And then the Wildcats got swept. Missouri (9-5) took all three games against NU (4-9), which is suddenly r...

Men’s Basketball: Vic Law’s Senior Day cut short due to injury

Men’s Basketball: Vic Law’s Senior Day cut short due to injury

Karim Noorani, Reporter

March 11, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Latest Stories, Men's Basketball, Sports

Men's Basketball Welsh-Ryan Arena fell dead silent. There were under nine minutes to play in Northwestern’s final home game of the season, but in this moment, the only affair that mattered was senior forward Vic Law grimacing on the court. Law banged shins with Purdue guard Carsen Edwards in...

Men’s Basketball: Northwestern falls to Purdue on Senior Day, 70-57

Men’s Basketball: Northwestern falls to Purdue on Senior Day, 70-57

Greg Svirnovskiy, Reporter

March 11, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Latest Stories, Men's Basketball, Sports

Men's Basketball Dererk Pardon teared up as he entered the court at the new Welsh-Ryan Arena for the final time as a Northwestern player. As he watched the tribute video prepared for him and his fellow seniors on the Jumbotron and heard the crowd sing his name in unison, Pardon let it out. ...