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Baseball: Late home run devastates Northwestern in loss to Ohio State

Baseball: Late home run devastates Northwestern in loss to Ohio State

Alex Putterman, Reporter

May 6, 2013


Filed under Baseball, Latest Stories, Sports, Spring Sports

All in attendance heard a ping, a gasp and a roar from the Ohio State faithful. Most in attendance then felt a punch to the gut. Northwestern (20-20, 8-13 Big Ten) lost a 2-1 lead to Ohio State (32-14, 14-7 Big Ten) when Buckeyes shortstop Kirby Pellant’s eighth-inning 3-run homer landed beyond...

New carry-out program coming to dining halls

Cat Zakrzewski, Campus Editor

May 6, 2013


Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

Sodexo, the parent company of nuCuisine, has announced plans for a new carry-out program that will give students more meal options after regular dining hall hours end. The program will allow students to order carry-out meals 8-11:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday at Foster-Walker Complex. Wildcat Carry...

LA Dodgers part-owner to speak at School of Law commencement

LA Dodgers part-owner to speak at School of Law commencement

Cat Zakrzewski, Campus Editor

May 6, 2013


Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, On Campus

Mark Walter (Law ’85), part-owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers, will deliver the main address at the School of Law convocation May 17. Walter serves as chief executive officer and a member of the board and executive committee of Guggenheim Capital, a privately held financial services company. The...

Updated: McCormick sophomore Dmitri Teplov’s death ruled a suicide

Updated: McCormick sophomore Dmitri Teplov’s death ruled a suicide

Lauren Caruba and Cat Zakrzewski

May 6, 2013


Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, On Campus

The Cook County medical examiner's office has ruled Dmitri Teplov's death a suicide. The McCormick sophomore, 20, was found dead Sunday morning in Pancoe Hall. Evanston Police Cmdr. Jay Parrott said a suicide note was found in Teplov's pocket that suggested he planned to hurt himself. Teplov ente...

New, centralized mental health website to come by quarter’s end

Joseph Diebold, Web Editor

May 5, 2013


Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories, Student Government

Administrators and student government officials say a new online portal centralizing Northwestern’s mental health and well-being resources will launch before students leave for the summer — potentially as soon as this week. Associated Student Government president Ani Ajith said Sunday the new...

IM Softball: Slivka’s deadly defense yields season’s first win

IM Softball: Slivka’s deadly defense yields season’s first win

Abbey Chase and Rohan Nadkarni

May 5, 2013


Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, Sports Blogs

Buoyed by dominant performances in the field and at the plate, Slivka Residential College of Science and Engineering shut out Delta Tau Delta in a four-inning slugfest Sunday afternoon, posting an 11-0 win. Pitching for Slivka, senior Leah Isaman started slow, walking the first two Delt batters bef...

Sherman Avenue Starbucks to close Tuesday and Wednesday

Jia You, City Editor

May 5, 2013


Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories

The Starbucks in downtown Evanston will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday in preparation for its relocation steps away. The coffee shop, which has been in business for 21 years at 1726B Sherman Ave., will re-open Thursday at a larger space less than a block away, 1734 Sherman Ave. The new location,...

Lacrosse: Northwestern receives No. 2 seed in NCAA Tournament

Ava Wallace, Assistant Sports Editor

May 5, 2013


Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, Sports Blogs, Wildcat Extra

In one week, Northwestern begins its quest for an eighth national title. The Wildcats received the No. 2 seed in the NCAA Tournament and will play the winner of the Stanford-Notre Dame matchup May 12 at Lakeside Field in their second-round game. By virtue of being seeded in the top six, NU earned ...

Northwestern’s Qatar campus graduates second class

Cat Zakrzewski, Campus Editor

May 5, 2013


Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, On Campus

A class of 33 students graduated from Northwestern’s Qatar campus Sunday, marking the school’s second graduation since it opened in 2008. Of the Class of 2013, which boasts 15 Qatari nationals, 16 students received degrees in journalism and 17 received degrees in communication. For the first time,...

‘The Reporters’: Week of April 29

‘The Reporters’: Week of April 29

The Daily Northwestern

May 3, 2013


Filed under Latest Stories, Multimedia, Video

In this week's episode of "The Reporters," Evanston journalists and police chief Richard Eddington discuss the unveiling of a new surveillance vehicle, the police department's ongoing investigation into several potentially related shootings in 2012 and new engagement from EPD on social media. This week's...

Fire extinguished at Tech lab

Fire extinguished at Tech lab

Jia You, City Editor

May 3, 2013


Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, On Campus

A small fire broke out in a lab at the Technological Institute at about 4:30 p.m., according to the Evanston fire department. Fire trucks and ambulances arrived on scene. Firefighters extinguished the fire in a lab on the ground floor of the building and no one was injured, battalion chief Bill Muno...

Medill alum James Foley likely held by Syrian government, panelists reveal at Boston event

Lauren Caruba, In Focus Editor

May 3, 2013


Filed under Alumni, Campus, Events, Latest Stories, Speakers

A Medill-sponsored event Friday for journalist James Foley (Medill ’08), missing in Syria, shed new light about his whereabouts. More than 50 students, faculty and Northwestern alumni gathered Friday morning in the McCormick Tribune Center forum to watch a live broadcast of “Silenced Voices: When...