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Football: Defensive line adjusts to life without Dean Lowry, Deonte Gibson

Football: Defensive line adjusts to life without Dean Lowry, Deonte Gibson

Will Ragatz, Reporter

April 13, 2016


Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

Football In 2015, Northwestern’s stout defensive line was a huge part of a defense that ranked in the top 10 nationally in points allowed per game. If the Wildcats’ front line wants to continue that success in 2016, it’ll have to do it without the services of both starting defensive ends fro...

Duckworth holds press call on gender wage discrimination

Robin Opsahl, City Editor

April 13, 2016


Filed under City, Latest Stories, Politics, State

Rep. Tammy Duckworth’s (D-Ill.) campaign used Equal Pay Day as a platform to highlight differences between her and Sen. Mark Kirk’s (R-Ill.) voting record to end wage discrimination in the workforce. Duckworth’s campaign hosted a press call Tuesday afternoon to talk about the continuing wag...

Council delays action on massage ordinance

Council delays action on massage ordinance

Nora Shelly, Assistant City Editor

April 12, 2016


Filed under City, Latest Stories, Politics

City Council moved to send an ordinance addressing massage establishments in Evanston back to committee for a rewrite Monday night, citing concerns with language. The ordinance, introduced to council on March 28, would require massage establishments to license with the city, meet various building and operational requirements and prohibit sexual act...

Baseball: Pitcher Joe Schindler reinstated

Max Gelman, Sports Editor

April 9, 2016


Filed under Baseball, Latest Stories, Sports

Baseball Northwestern has reinstated junior pitcher Joe Schindler from his indefinite suspension levied in February. The program confirmed to The Daily that coach Spencer Allen made the decision to reinstate Schindler. The pitcher had been practicing with the team for the past couple weeks and he appeared ...

Counseling and Psychological Services to end 12-session limit

Shane McKeon, Campus Editor

April 8, 2016


Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

Beginning next Fall Quarter, Counseling and Psychological Services will no longer base its treatment on a 12-session limit. In an interview with The Daily, Dean of Students Todd Adams said a student’s number of sessions won’t factor in to the care they receive. “There is no longer a limit,...

Jeremy Schenk selected as new executive director of Norris

Jeremy Schenk selected as new executive director of Norris

Kelli Nguyen, Assistant Campus Editor

April 8, 2016


Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

For Jeremy Schenk, an Illinois native and graduate of Illinois State University, coming to Northwestern will bring him closer to home. And as the new executive director of Norris University Center, Schenk said he hopes to create a home for students on campus. “Some people describe the union as...

Kellogg professor studies adoption, impact of lottery-linked savings

Stavros Agorakis, Reporter

April 7, 2016


Filed under Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories

Kellogg Prof. Benjamin Iverson asks whether gambling can increase one’s personal savings in new research on prize-linked savings accounts, in which savings return no interest but are entered into a lottery for a chance to be multiplied. The study — conducted by Iverson, Harvard University’s...

A note on this year’s ASG elections

The Daily Northwestern Editorial Board

April 7, 2016


Filed under Editorial, Latest Stories, Opinion

The Daily Northwestern has traditionally endorsed candidates for the Associated Student Government Presidential Election each year. We have decided as an editorial board not to make an endorsement this year. Our decision stems from a variety of factors. We are cognizant of how divisive ASG campaigns...

Nate Silver’s ‘The Signal and the Noise’ chosen as next year’s One Book

Nate Silver’s ‘The Signal and the Noise’ chosen as next year’s One Book

Kelli Nguyen, Assistant Campus Editor

April 6, 2016


Filed under Academic, Campus, Latest Stories

Nate Silver’s best-selling book on statistics and predictions will be featured as next year’s One Book One Northwestern. “The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail —  but Some Don’t” explores the world of predictions while examining unpredictable catastrophes, such as the Sept....

Cilento, Syed discuss divestment, mental health at second ASG debate

Cilento, Syed discuss divestment, mental health at second ASG debate

Erica Snow, Assistant Campus Editor

April 6, 2016


Filed under ASG Elections, Campus, Latest Stories

The candidates for Associated Student Government president and executive vice president discussed their past roles in advocacy and student group outreach Tuesday night at the Coalition of Colors-moderated debate. Joji Syed, a Weinberg junior, and her running mate Archit Baskaran, a Weinberg soph...

Despite anti-immigrant sentiment from politicians, refugees continue migrating to state

David Fishman, Reporter

April 6, 2016


Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, National

Home to more than 2,400 new refugees from 29 nations that migrated in the past year, residents say Illinois has historically been an open and welcoming place for asylum-seekers and immigrants alike. “Illinois is easier to resettle because it’s so diverse,” said Suzanne Akhras Sahloul, a Syr...

City Council may get salary raises in 2017

City Council may get salary raises in 2017

Robin Opsahl, City Editor

April 5, 2016


Filed under City, Latest Stories, Politics

Council members elected next year may receive more pay than Evanston’s aldermen currently make, depending on the recommendation of a mayor-appointed committee. The four-member Mayor’s Compensation Committee will meet at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday to decide whether to recommend City Council raise wage...