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Bienen junior to compete Tuesday on ‘Wheel of Fortune’

Bienen junior to compete Tuesday on ‘Wheel of Fortune’

Tyler Pager, Assistant Campus Editor

April 7, 2014


Filed under Campus, Events, Latest Stories

A Northwestern student will compete on "Wheel of Fortune" on Tuesday as part of the show's "College Week." Bienen junior Emily Fagan will represent NU on the show, which will air on ABC 7 at 6:30 p.m., Central Standard Time. Fagan, who applied to be a contestant on "Wheel of Fortune" after her freshm...

New indoor space allows for year-long soccer programming

New indoor space allows for year-long soccer programming

Paige Leskin, Assistant City Editor

April 7, 2014


Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

Evanston’s unpredictable weather of all kinds — snow, bitter cold, gusting winds — will no longer be an issue for the city’s youth soccer program. An indoor soccer facility for more than 40 teams is scheduled to open in April, Evanston Soccer Association vice president Lander Brown said. “We...

Students to lobby members of Congress from Illinois about campus-wide issues

Rebecca Savransky, Campus Editor

April 7, 2014


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Student Government

Members of Associated Student Government traveled to Washington, D.C., this weekend as part of an annual event for Big Ten schools. The event focused on lobbying members of Congress from Illinois  about several campus-wide issues. Six students are attending the conference called “Big Ten on the Hill...

Wildcat Welcome adds family ambassador position to application, extends application period

Olivia Exstrum, Reporter

April 7, 2014


Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories, Student Groups

The Board of Directors for New Student and Family Programs introduced the option to be a family ambassador into this year's peer adviser applications in an effort to promote increased family assistance in addition to helping students adapt to the Northwestern community. Daniel MacKenzie, assistant...

Students help alumna bring ‘inappropriate’ comedy show to Chicago

Students help alumna bring ‘inappropriate’ comedy show to Chicago

Sophia Bollag, City Editor

April 6, 2014


Filed under Arts and Technology (City), City, Latest Stories, Local

A Northwestern student will perform Monday night at the Laugh Factory in Chicago as part of a comedy show created by an NU alumna. Communication junior Alex Heller will tell a story about watching porn in “Don’t Tell My Mother,” a show in which performers tell stories they wouldn’t want...

Letter to the Editor: Ani and Alex endorse Julia and Erik for ASG

Letter to the Editor: Ani and Alex endorse Julia and Erik for ASG

Ani Ajith and Alex Van Atta

April 6, 2014


Filed under Latest Stories, Letters to Editor, Opinion

It’s been an honor and a privilege to serve as your student body president and executive vice president this year. We’ve had the opportunity to meet and work with so many passionate, talented students, and have been part of conversations and efforts that moved this campus toward a more inclusive, s...

Body found in Evanston park could be missing Des Plaines woman

Julian Gerez, Assistant City Editor

April 6, 2014


Filed under City, Latest Stories

The body found washed up on the shoreline of Lake Michigan in south Evanston on Sunday could be that of a Des Plaines resident who has been missing since February, police said. A person walking along the shore of the lake near Clark Square Park in the 800 block of Sheridan Road saw the woman's body...

Evanston man shot at Skokie hotel

Patrick Svitek, Reporter

April 6, 2014


Filed under Around Town, Blogs, City, Crime, Latest Stories

An Evanston man was shot early Saturday morning at a Skokie hotel, police said. The 24-year-old man was shot in the leg shortly before 2:30 a.m. at the Rodeway Inn, 9333 Skokie Blvd., police said. Witnesses told officers they heard yelling and possible fighting from a party in a hotel room. The...

Lacrosse: Northwestern handles Penn for 4th consecutive win

Lacrosse: Northwestern handles Penn for 4th consecutive win

Ava Wallace, Web Editor

April 6, 2014


Filed under Lacrosse, Latest Stories, Sports, Top Sports Stories, Top Stories

With a crucial win in its final away game of the season, Northwestern can now settle in for the home stretch. The No. 6 Wildcats (8-3) took down No. 12 Pennsylvania (6-3) 7-2 on Sunday in Philadelphia for NU's fourth win in a row, the team's longest winning streak this season. The victory was a...

Lacrosse: Wildcats edge Nittany Lions in low-scoring battle

Lacrosse: Wildcats edge Nittany Lions in low-scoring battle

Bobby Pillote, Assistant Sports Editor

April 5, 2014


Filed under Lacrosse, Latest Stories, Sports, Spring Sports

Northwestern continued its recent success in the first leg of its final road trip of the season. After beating No. 1 North Carolina on March 31, the No. 6 Wildcats (7-3, 2-1 ALC) battled to a 5-4 victory over No. 10 Penn State (7-5, 2-2), stretching their winning streak to three in their fourth...

Updated: Dance Marathon selects 2015 executive co-chairs

Paulina Firozi, Editor in Chief

April 4, 2014


Filed under Campus, Dance Marathon 2014, Latest Stories, Student Groups

Ander Aretakis and David Ryan will be the co-chairs for Dance Marathon 2015, the organization announced Friday. Aretakis and Ryan, both Weinberg juniors, will head the executive board for the 41st year of Dance Marathon. They will succeed executive co-chairs Anna Radoff, a Weinberg senior, and ...

CTA announces change in rail operations scheduling policy

Jordan Harrison, Assistant Camups Editor

April 4, 2014


Filed under Around Town, Blogs, City, Latest Stories, Local

The Chicago Transit Authority announced Friday new scheduling policies for rail operators in response to a March 24 crash at the O’Hare Blue Line station. “Safety is our highest priority at the CTA,” said CTA president Forrest Claypool in a news release. “Any time an incident like this occurs...