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Man shot near Evanston-Chicago border

Patrick Svitek, City Editor
November 17, 2013
Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories

A 34-year-old man was shot early this morning near the Chicago-Evanston border, according to police. At about 1:30 a.m., the man was walking in the 7300 block of North Campbell Avenue when he heard shots and felt pain, said Jose Estrada, Chicago Police Department spokesman. The man went to St....

Rapid Reaction: Michigan 27, Northwestern 19 in triple overtime

John Paschall, Assistant Gameday Editor
November 16, 2013
Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, Sports Blogs, Wildcat Extra

What went right: The defenders had another gutsy performance on Saturday against Michigan. They’ve been playing very well as a unit ever since Northwestern’s loss to Wisconsin. The group did an outstanding job of containing dual-threat quarterback Devin Gardner, who was wildly inaccurate...

Northwestern launches new ID policy at Fitzerland tailgate

Cat Zakrzewski, Web Editor
November 16, 2013
Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, On Campus

Students will now need to provide identification and wear a wrist band to consume alcohol in the university-sanctioned tailgating area Fitzerland, Dean of Students Todd Adams announced in an email Friday evening. In addition to showing identification to consume alcohol, students entering Fitzerland...

Men’s Soccer: Northwestern fails to reclaim Big Ten Tournament title, falls against Michigan State in semifinals

Enrique Perez, Reporter
November 16, 2013
Filed under Latest Stories, Soccer, Sports

Northwestern’s efforts were outdone Friday, as it was knocked out of the Big Ten Tournament in a 1-0 loss to No. 20 Michigan State in Columbus, Ohio. The Wildcats (10-7-3, 2-5-1 Big Ten) went into the semifinal encounter with momentum on their side, having upset the No. 13 Badgers in Wednesday afternoon’s...

Updated: Friends call former Northwestern student Caleb Dayton ‘incredibly smart,’ admired

Patrick Svitek, City Editor
November 15, 2013
Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

During her first week in the eighth grade, Hallie Lundell accidentally threw away her retainer with her food. Still new to the school, Lundell figured the pricey mouth gear was a lost cause. Then she met Caleb Dayton. "Caleb couldn't believe I was going to leave it there, considering how expen...

Gameday: The lost season

Gameday: The lost season

Rohan Nadkarni, Gameday Editor
November 15, 2013
Filed under Gameday, Latest Stories, Sports

Oct. 4 was a picture-perfect night. Cool fall weather had just set in. Campus was buzzing with a who’s who of alumni in a true Homecoming celebration. On that night, ESPN’s Mike Greenberg stood on a platform on the luscious green of Deering Meadow, with a purple-stained library behind him, and...

NU-Q reshuffles top administrative positions

Joseph Diebold, Campus Editor
November 14, 2013
Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, On Campus

Northwestern University in Qatar announced this week it has appointed a new chief operating officer and hired its first director of media strategy, marketing and communication. Kathryn Symank, associate vice president for human resources and administrative services at Texas A&M University, was ...

Freeport, Ill., man accused of sexually assaulting Evanston child

Patrick Svitek, City Editor
November 14, 2013
Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories

Update: A judge for the Circuit Court of Cook County found Anthony Tyler not guilty of the predatory criminal sexual assault charges in August 2014. A Freeport, Ill., man was charged Tuesday with sexually assaulting a 7-year-old child the man once lived near in Evanston. Anthony P. Tyler, 33, is a...

Walfish: Listen to the simple answers

Walfish: Listen to the simple answers

Josh Walfish, Guest Columnist
November 14, 2013
Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

I shouldn’t be alive. I should never have met most of you reading this column. I am a survivor of suicide. I tried to take my own life twice, and both times somebody was there to stop me. Someone was there to catch my knife-wielding arm as I attempted to slit my wrists or tackle me to the...

Jakola: Recent suicides show Northwestern perspective on mental health still needs change

Jakola: Recent suicides show Northwestern perspective on mental health still needs change

Kaitlyn Jakola, Guest Columnist
November 14, 2013
Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

On my way to work this morning, I found out that two more Northwestern students had committed suicide this week. Well, "former Northwestern students," but it's no surprise that people with mental health issues at some point found there was no room for them at NU. Right now, I am angry. I feel furious...

DMK Restaurants eyes Evanston location

Cat Zakrzewski, Web Editor
November 13, 2013
Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories

DMK Restaurants is eying Noyes Street for its next Burger Bar & Fish Bar location. The Chicago chain is applying for a special use permit for a business at 815 Noyes St., according to city documents. The Evanston Site Plan and Appearance Review Committee is scheduled to review the application ...

Men’s Basketball: University announces 2014 recruiting class

Alex Putterman, Assistant Sports Editor
November 13, 2013
Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, Sports Blogs, Wildcat Extra

Northwestern officially announced its four-player 2014 recruiting class Wednesday. The group, which will matriculate in fall 2014, includes forwards Vic Law and Gavin Skelly and guards Scottie Lindsey and Bryant McIntosh. ESPN.com currently ranks the Wildcats' class 21st best in the country, an...