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Evanston sustainability coordinator named to 2018 GreenBiz ‘30 Under 30’ list

Evanston sustainability coordinator named to 2018 GreenBiz ‘30 Under 30’ list

Syd Stone, City Editor

June 7, 2018


Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Top City Stories, Top Stories

Evanston’s sustainability coordinator Kumar Jensen was named Monday to the 2018 GreenBiz “30 Under 30” list of young leaders in sustainable business who demonstrate “the world-changing promise of sustainability in their everyday work,” according to a city news release. Jensen and the other...

Cheesie’s to close Evanston location

Cheesie’s to close Evanston location

Syd Stone, City Editor

June 6, 2018


Filed under Business, City, Latest Stories, Top Stories

Much to the Northwestern community’s dismay, Cheesie’s Pub & Grub announced in a Facebook post Wednesday afternoon that its Evanston location will close Friday. “As much as it pains us to have to do this....the time has come,” the post said. “We loved our time with you all but due to rent...

NU alum Matt Murray named next editor in chief of The Wall Street Journal

NU alum Matt Murray named next editor in chief of The Wall Street Journal

Jonah Dylan, Campus Editor

June 5, 2018


Filed under Alumni, Campus, Latest Stories, Top Stories

Northwestern alumnus Matt Murray (Medill ’87, ’88) will be the next editor in chief of The Wall Street Journal, the publication announced Tuesday. Murray, a former Daily staffer, had previously served as executive editor. He will assume his new role Monday, according to the Journal. “I am...

Where is Northwestern’s international student population from?

Where is Northwestern’s international student population from?

Joseph Wilkinson, Digital Projects Editor

June 5, 2018


Filed under Digital Visualization, Latest Stories, Multimedia

Between graduate and undergraduate students, more than 16,000 people attend Northwestern every year. Often, over 10 percent of that population comes from outside the United States. The Daily’s map shows where NU’s international students traveled from in the years between 2010 and 2017. Hover over...

How much money do NU graduates make in their first year out of college?

How much money do NU graduates make in their first year out of college?

Joseph Wilkinson, Digital Projects Editor

June 5, 2018


Filed under Digital Visualization, Latest Stories

In its “Beyond Northwestern” reports, Northwestern Career Advancement has publicly released data on how much money Northwestern graduates make in their first year after college. The Daily charted the salaries from 2013 to 2017, grouping them by year, school and in order from highest to lowest. The...

Football: Wildcats to play Wisconsin in 2020 at Wrigley Field

Football: Wildcats to play Wisconsin in 2020 at Wrigley Field

Peter Warren, Assistant Sports Editor

June 5, 2018


Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

Football CHICAGO — After a 10-year hiatus, Northwestern football will return to the north side of Chicago in 2020. In a news conference held Tuesday morning at Wrigley Field, Northwestern Athletics and the Chicago Cubs announced that the Wildcats will play Wisconsin at the Cubs’ home park on...

Police: hospital transports slightly up, citations down on Dillo Day

Police: hospital transports slightly up, citations down on Dillo Day

Syd Stone, City Editor

June 5, 2018


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Top Stories

Sixteen people were taken to the hospital for alcohol intoxication during Dillo Day this year, an increase from 15 people last year and a decrease from 28 people in 2016, police said. The Evanston Police Department shut down two parties, Evanston police communications coordinator Perry Polinski said. He said...

Elderly woman injured in head-on collision on Dempster

Elderly woman injured in head-on collision on Dempster

Colin Boyle, Photo Editor

June 5, 2018


Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Top Stories

Two vehicles were involved in a head-on collision near the intersection of Dempster Street and Fowler Avenue early Monday evening. Evanston police are following up on the crash investigation, but Evanston police communications coordinator Perry Polinski said a vehicle was struck when another vehicle...

Wrongful conviction lawsuit against NU, former Medill Prof. David Protess reaches settlement

Wrongful conviction lawsuit against NU, former Medill Prof. David Protess reaches settlement

Maddie Burakoff and Peter Kotecki

June 4, 2018


Filed under Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories, Top Stories

A settlement was reached Friday in the 2015 lawsuit of Alstory Simon — a former inmate whose conviction was overturned in 2014 — against Northwestern and former Medill Prof. David Protess, among other defendants. The $40 million suit alleged that NU and Protess, along with Simon’s then-attorney...

In Focus: Fifth Ward residents advocate for neighborhood school in historical building

In Focus: Fifth Ward residents advocate for neighborhood school in historical building

Colin Boyle and Ryan Wangman

June 1, 2018


Filed under In Focus, Latest Stories, Top Stories

In the 1960s, Jerome Summers was among the first group of students bussed from the only neighborhood school in the historically black 5th Ward to a majority-white school outside of the ward — an effort to further the school district’s goal of eliminating de facto segregation. As part of that goal,...

City pushes forward with water pump despite resident opposition

City pushes forward with water pump despite resident opposition

Colin Boyle, Photo Editor

June 1, 2018


Filed under City, City Features, Latest Stories, Local

A vacant lot, two villages in need of water and a vocal community caught in between it all. Evanston is set to begin construction on a water pump this summer in an attempt to generate revenue from nearby suburbs. Meanwhile, a handful of 5th Ward residents have been working as a task force for nearly...

Beyond the Binary: NU transgender students face obstacles navigating the housing process

Christopher Vazquez, Video Editor

June 1, 2018


Filed under In Focus, Instagram Posts, Latest Stories, Multimedia, Top Stories, Video

Transgender students’ struggle to find adequate housing arrangements at Northwestern because of limited gender open housing options. Because of the complications of changing legal sex on official documentation, students like Weinberg freshmen Chase Stokes and Ezra Okeson, transgender men, still face...