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NuCuisine adds temporary dinner options to Norris as students await Subway

Michele Corriston, Editor in chief
September 26, 2013
Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

NuCuisine backtracked on its decision to cut down dinner hours at Norris University Center on Wednesday, announcing temporary food options to hold students over until the new Subway location opens. In an email to The Daily, a Northwestern official wrote that North Shore Pizza Company will sell bak...

City uses bands to enforce bike parking

City uses bands to enforce bike parking

Patrick Svitek, City Editor
September 25, 2013
Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories

Evanston is rolling out a new way of reminding residents where to park their bikes, according to a city official. City manager Wally Bobkiewicz said Wednesday that city officials will wrap yellow bands around bike locks they spot on sign poles and street lights, among other objects besides bike racks....

Updated: Northwestern student transported after fall from fraternity house window

Cat Zakrzewski and Patrick Svitek
September 25, 2013
Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, On Campus

An injured Northwestern student was transported to Evanston Hospital on Tuesday morning after he fell out of the third-floor window of the Phi Gamma Delta fraternity house, University spokesman Al Cubbage said. Fiji president Justin Erb said Weinberg junior Matthew Cooney underwent successful surgery...

Proposal to abolish Evanston Township moves forward

Patrick Svitek, City Editor
September 25, 2013
Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories

Aldermen moved one step closer to abolishing Evanston Township on Monday night, introducing a proposal to put the issue before voters. City Council voted to advance the plan without discussion and could approve it as early as next month, ensuring the question is on the election ballot in March. ...

Evanston man accused of prostituting teenage runaway

Evanston man accused of prostituting teenage runaway

Patrick Svitek, City Editor
September 24, 2013
Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories

An Evanston man abducted a 14-year-old girl who ran away from home and forced her into prostitution this summer, according to the Cook County state's attorney's office. Donzell Mintz, 21, also hit the girl in the face after an argument Sept. 18, breaking her jaw and teeth, the state's attorney's off...

Off-campus revelry brings headaches to aldermen, residents

Patrick Svitek, City Editor
September 24, 2013
Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Politics

Every year, Evanston aldermen face the all-too-familiar ritual of handling dozens of residents' complaints about rambunctious Northwestern students swarming off-campus neighborhoods during Wildcat Welcome. Except this year, some aldermen say their constituents are more concerned than in the past about...

Schapiro teases A&O Blowout announcement

Cat Zakrzewski and Paulina Firozi
September 23, 2013
Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, On Campus

University President Morton Schapiro on Monday morning told students they can expect an announcement of the A&O Blowout performer soon. In front of more than 2,000 new students and peer advisers at the President's Convocation, Schapiro said he had just finished taping the video reveal of the performer....

Updated: Northwestern student robbed near civic center

Updated: Northwestern student robbed near civic center

Patrick Svitek, City Editor
September 22, 2013
Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories

A Northwestern student was robbed of her cell phone Sunday evening near the Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center, according to a University security alert. At about 7 p.m., two or three men approached the student while she was walking in an alley behind her apartment building in the 2100 block of Ridge...

Family members, friends mourn ‘loving, funny’ Cardereon Preister

Family members, friends mourn ‘loving, funny’ Cardereon Preister

Patrick Svitek, City Editor
September 22, 2013
Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

Hundreds of family members and friends filled a west Evanston church Friday morning to remember Cardereon Preister, recalling his upbeat attitude and contagious smile. "Cardereon gave a little bit of sunshine to everybody," said uncle Corey Preister at his slain nephew's funeral service. Cardereon...

Rapid Reaction: Northwestern 35, Maine 21

John Paschall, Assistant Gameday Editor
September 21, 2013
Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, Sports Blogs, Wildcat Extra

What went right: The defense was Northwestern’s best offense today against Maine at Ryan Field. Senior linebacker Damien Proby and sophomore defensive end Dean Lowry recorded the Wildcats’ ninth and 10th interceptions respectively, which were both returned for touchdowns. Lowry continued his ou...

Northwestern leads Maine 14-0 at halftime

Alex Putterman, Reporter
September 21, 2013
Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, Sports Blogs, Wildcat Extra

Northwestern (3-0) started and ended the first half strongly against Maine (3-0) at Ryan Field today, entering the break with a 14-0 lead in spite of an underwhelming overall performance. First Quarter: After a Maine three-and-out began the game, NU methodically drove down the field for a nine-play,...

Bail set at $750,000 for Cardereon Preister slaying suspect

Patrick Svitek, City Editor
September 20, 2013
Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories

A Cook County judge set bail this morning at $750,000 for the Evanston teen accused of killing 21-year-old Cardereon Preister. Matthew Dubose, 18, shot and killed Preister about 11 p.m. Sept. 10 while Preister was standing outside his home in the 1700 block of Leland Avenue, according...