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NU Board of Trustees revokes Bill Cosby’s honorary degree

NU Board of Trustees revokes Bill Cosby’s honorary degree

Ally Mauch, Summer Managing Editor

June 18, 2018


Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories, Top Stories

The Northwestern Board of Trustees revoked Bill Cosby’s honorary degree Monday, according to a news release. The actor and comedian, who received the NU Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree in 1997, was convicted of three counts of aggravated indecent assault in April. He has been accused of...

Evanston residents voice concerns about Harley Clarke Mansion demolition resolution

Evanston residents voice concerns about Harley Clarke Mansion demolition resolution

Elizabeth Byrne, Summer Editor

June 18, 2018


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

Evanston residents spoke out against a resolution concerning the future of the Harley Clarke Mansion and Coach House that Aldermen will vote on at Monday's City Council meeting. The resolution, presented by the Evanston Lighthouse Dunes group during the public comment section at the May 29 City Council meeting, calls for demolition of the Harley Clarke Mansion and Coach House. Ni...

The Dolphin Show to present ‘Hello, Dolly!’ as 77th annual show

The Dolphin Show to present ‘Hello, Dolly!’ as 77th annual show

Charlotte Walsh, Assistant A&E Editor

June 18, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Latest Stories, Theater

When Communication senior Isabel Perry was selected to direct the 2019 Dolphin Show, she knew she wanted to create a large-scale “spectacle” onstage, complete with a full orchestra and a substantial cast. More than that, Perry said she wanted to give the Northwestern community a Dolphin Show that...

Frontera closed, new retail dining options to come

Frontera closed, new retail dining options to come

Alan Perez, Assistant Campus Editor

June 14, 2018


Filed under Campus, Facilities, Latest Stories, Top Stories

Frontera Fresco served its final meal to the Northwestern community last Friday as dining services prepares for an upcoming transition to a new food service provider. The Mexican-inspired restaurant will not have its contract renewed as Compass Group North America takes over the University’s dining...

NU alumna writes love letter to New York City in debut EP

NU alumna writes love letter to New York City in debut EP

Andrea Michelson, Assistant Arts and Entertainment Editor

June 13, 2018


Filed under Alumni, Arts and Entertainment, Latest Stories, Music, Top Stories

When Charlotte Morris got into Northwestern, she made a five-year plan. Though she wasn’t sure which a cappella group she would join or how many student theater productions she would perform in, there was one sure thing — someday, she would move to New York City. Five years later, Morris (Communication...

Northwestern student expected to recover following May 28 incident at Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity house

Northwestern student expected to recover following May 28 incident at Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity house

Jonah Dylan, Campus Editor

June 13, 2018


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

The Northwestern student who fell from the fourth floor of the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity house on May 28 is expected to recover, Evanston police Cmdr. Ryan Glew told The Daily in an email. Glew said the student has no apparent brain damage, and said police have not yet interviewed him. The 20-year-old...

Locals flock to EPL to see falcon banding ceremony

Locals flock to EPL to see falcon banding ceremony

Colin Boyle, Photo Editor

June 12, 2018


Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Top Stories

Aviary admirers flocked to the third floor of Evanston Public Library on Tuesday morning to see the naming and banding of the offspring of local peregrine falcons. After an unsuccessful nesting season in 2017, Squawker and Fay returned this season to hatch and raise four eyasses. Josh Engel and Mary Hennen from Chicago’s Field Museum retrieved, identified and banded the four young birds in front of ...

NU alumna Katrina Lenk takes home first Tony Award for her role in ‘The Band’s Visit’

NU alumna Katrina Lenk takes home first Tony Award for her role in ‘The Band’s Visit’

Madeleine Fernando, Arts and Entertainment Editor

June 11, 2018


Filed under Alumni, Campus, Latest Stories, Top Stories

Northwestern alumna Katrina Lenk (Bienen ’97) took home her first Tony Award on Sunday night for best leading actress in a musical for her role in “The Band’s Visit.” The musical was a runaway winner at the 72nd Annual Tony Awards, held at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. In addition...

Faculty Senate passes resolution encouraging increased funding for STEM graduate students

Faculty Senate passes resolution encouraging increased funding for STEM graduate students

Wilson Chapman, Reporter

June 9, 2018


Filed under Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories, Top Stories

Faculty Senate on Wednesday passed a resolution encouraging The Graduate School to raise the amount of funding provided to science, technology, engineering and mathematics graduate students. The proposal was presented to Senate by chemistry Prof. Thomas Meade, chair of the Faculty Senate Research...

The Spectrum: Deconstructing white-passingness

Jolie Boulos, Op-Ed Contributor

June 8, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Opinion, The Spectrum

This essay is part of The Spectrum, a forum in our Opinion section for marginalized voices to share their perspectives. To submit a piece for The Spectrum or discuss story ideas, please email spectrum@dailynorthwestern.com. “What are you?” When I was little, I didn’t understand the offensive and insensitive impl...

ASG Senate reapportionment resolution passes unanimously

ASG Senate reapportionment resolution passes unanimously

Cameron Cook, Reporter

June 7, 2018


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

A resolution to reapportion Associated Student Government seats based on school affiliation rather than residential area passed with a unanimous vote during Wednesday’s Senate meeting. Currently, Senate includes three representational bodies: the Residential Caucus, the Student Group Caucus and...

Swimming: Northwestern heading in new direction with combined programs, new director, improved facilities

Swimming: Northwestern heading in new direction with combined programs, new director, improved facilities

Ben Pope, Sports Editor

June 7, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Swimming & Diving

Swimming and Diving At Boise State, Jeremy Kipp had it all. The young coach, heading the Broncos’ women’s team, had inherited a perennially successful program in 2015 and taken it to even greater heights, winning the Mountain West championship in both 2017 and 2018. At Northwestern, h...