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Men’s Basketball: Wildcats overcome crosstown rival DePaul in 78-70 overtime win

Men’s Basketball: Wildcats overcome crosstown rival DePaul in 78-70 overtime win

Dan Waldman, Reporter

December 19, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Latest Stories, Sports

Basketball Northwestern prevailed in overtime against crosstown rival DePaul on Saturday, relying on the efforts of senior guard Tre Demps to stay in the game. The Wildcats (10-1) defeated DePaul 78-70 after trailing the Blue Demons (5-6) 30-29 and shooting 2-of-13 from three at halftime. ...

Football: Northwestern named top academic program in CFP top-25, report says

Football: Northwestern named top academic program in CFP top-25, report says

Alex Putterman, Assistant Gameday Editor

December 17, 2015


Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

Football Northwestern is the top academic program in the College Football Playoff rankings top-25, according to an annual report by New America published on Time.com. New America, a Washington think tank, compiles its rankings based on a team's graduation success rate, a measure of graduation t...

Northwestern slated to open San Francisco space in spring 2016

Northwestern slated to open San Francisco space in spring 2016

Tyler Pager, Editor in Chief

December 16, 2015


Filed under Academic, Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern plans to open its San Francisco site in June with a focus on journalism and engineering. The site will host programs from the Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications and the McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science including residency program...

City leaders, citizens rally against Islamophobia

Marissa Page, City Editor

December 16, 2015


Filed under City, Latest Stories, Politics

Hundreds of Evanston and Chicago residents, community organizers and religious leaders gathered at Evanston’s Fountain Square for an anti-Islamophobia demonstration Tuesday evening, a few hours before the fifth Republican primary debate. Recent statements from Republican presidential candidates...

Men’s Basketball: Northwestern starts off slowly but cruises to another easy win against Mississippi Valley State

Sam Krevlin, Reporter

December 16, 2015


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

Men's Basketball Senior center Alex Olah and sophomore guard Bryant McIntosh worked together seamlessly in Northwestern’s 78-48 win over Mississippi Valley State on Tuesday. With under nine minutes to go in the first half, McIntosh caught the defense sleeping and fed the ball to Olah for an ...

Women’s Basketball: Northwestern moves to 10-0 in rout of Alcorn State

Women’s Basketball: Northwestern moves to 10-0 in rout of Alcorn State

Benjy Apelbaum, Reporter

December 15, 2015


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball On annual Field Trip Day, the chants of “Let’s Go Cats!” took on a higher pitch as thousands of grade school children cheered on Northwestern’s 91-47 rout of Alcorn State to stay undefeated. The No. 12 Wildcats (10-0) showed why voters think so highly of them, demonst...

Women’s Basketball: With Northwestern in foul trouble, Christen Inman played savior in battle with Loyola

Women’s Basketball: With Northwestern in foul trouble, Christen Inman played savior in battle with Loyola

Sam Krevlin, Reporter

December 13, 2015


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball As the clock hit zero to end the third quarter, junior forward Nia Coffey, junior guard Ashley Deary and freshman forward Pallas Kunaiyi-Akpanah all sat on the bench with four fouls each. Watching their team fight to even the game at 55, all three looked on from the sidelines in...

Football: Anthony Walker named third-team All-American

Bobby Pillote, Gameday Editor

December 13, 2015


Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

Football Northwestern linebacker Anthony Walker has been named third-team All-American, the Associated Press announced Sunday. The sophomore is the only Wildcats representative on the team. The accolade comes after a stellar season that saw Walker tally 113 total tackles and 19.5 tackles for loss as the heart...

Evanston woman charged with robbing Winnetka bank

Julia Jacobs, City Editor

December 11, 2015


Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

An Evanston teenager was charged Wednesday with robbing a Winnetka bank last month and is suspected of robbing a different bank the previous week, an official from the U.S. Attorney’s Office said. Arden Metalitz, 19, was charged with robbing a Chase Bank in Winnetka on Nov. 6, Assistant U.S. Attorney...

Menorah vandalized outside north Evanston hospitality facility

Julia Jacobs, City Editor

December 11, 2015


Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

Police are investigating a damaged menorah outside a hospitality facility on Central Street. All of the bulbs and lighting fixtures on the menorah were broken off some time between Wednesday night and Thursday afternoon, Evanston police Cmdr. Joseph Dugan said. The menorah was outside a facility at...

Women’s Basketball: Nia Coffey double-double helps Northwestern remain perfect

Women’s Basketball: Nia Coffey double-double helps Northwestern remain perfect

Cole Paxton, Reporter

December 6, 2015


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

With eight games played, Northwestern still has a zero in the loss column. Junior forward Nia Coffey led the No. 15 Wildcats (8-0) with 21 points and 14 rebounds, as NU continued its undefeated start with a 69-44 win over Milwaukee (3-3) Sunday at Welsh-Ryan Arena. “Milwaukee was scrappy. They...

Football: Northwestern selected for Outback Bowl, to play Tennessee

Football: Northwestern selected for Outback Bowl, to play Tennessee

Bobby Pillote, Gameday Editor

December 6, 2015


Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

Football Northwestern will play Tennessee in the Outback Bowl on Jan. 1 in Tampa, Florida, the bowl game announced Sunday. The Wildcats finished No. 13 in the final College Football Playoff ranking, the highest they've been in the playoff ranking all year and just shy of earning a New Year's Si...