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Evanston man charged with aggravated unlawful use of a weapon

Sophie Mann, Reporter

November 27, 2017


Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

An Evanston man was arrested Sunday night in connection with aggravated unlawful use of a weapon and two other charges. Officers responded to a call regarding a disturbance in the 200 block of Hartrey Avenue that involved two men who were in a Jeep, Evanston police Cmdr. Joseph Dugan said in a Monday...

Football: Northwestern’s defense shuts down Illinois in lopsided win

Football: Northwestern’s defense shuts down Illinois in lopsided win

Cole Paxton, Copy Chief

November 25, 2017


Filed under Football, Gameday, Latest Stories, Sports, Top Sports Stories

Football CHAMPAIGN — Illinois’ first drive against Northwestern on Saturday was a strong one. Freshman quarterback Cam Thomas led his team down the field, then finished it off with a 23-yard touchdown scamper. Unfortunately for the Fighting Illini, they never replicated it. Instead, the N...

Men’s Basketball: Northwestern routs Sacred Heart in bounce-back win

Men’s Basketball: Northwestern routs Sacred Heart in bounce-back win

Ben Pope, Reporter

November 24, 2017


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

Men's Basketball ROSEMONT — Five days after its biggest loss in a decade, Northwestern ran to the locker room at halftime of Friday’s game against Sacred Heart laughing and playfully shoving Bryant McIntosh following a drought-snapping bucket. That feel-good mood lasted all night long for the Wildcats (4-2), who dominated the visiting Pioneers 81-...

Women’s Basketball: Strong defense carries Northwestern to win over Santa Clara

Women’s Basketball: Strong defense carries Northwestern to win over Santa Clara

Tim Balk, Gameday Editor

November 22, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball At halftime of Northwestern’s game against Santa Clara on Wednesday, freshman guard Lindsey Pulliam had made five field goals. The visiting Broncos had made three. So went the contest at Evanston Township High School, where the Wildcats (4-0) suffocated Santa Clara (1-3) a...

Football: Hall named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week

Football: Hall named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week

Tim Balk and Jonah Dylan

November 21, 2017


Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

Football A seven-tackle performance against Minnesota highlighted by an interception and a recovered fumble earned junior linebacker Nate Hall Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week honors, the conference announced Monday. Hall also wreaked havoc in the backfield during No. 23 Northwestern’s 39-0 r...

The Sideline: Communicative and consistent, Haynes leads Northwestern cross country toward Big Ten success

The Sideline: Communicative and consistent, Haynes leads Northwestern cross country toward Big Ten success

Alison Albelda, Reporter

November 21, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Sports Features, Top Sports Stories

July 2, 2015, was a big day for ‘A Havahla Haynes. First, she was tabbed to lead the Northwestern cross country team, returning to the program where she first began her coaching career. Then, she got engaged. Austin Brobst had already bought a ring and was planning to propose sometime in the...

NU community members gather to remember victims of anti-transgender violence

NU community members gather to remember victims of anti-transgender violence

Elizabeth Byrne, Assistant Campus Editor

November 21, 2017


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern students, faculty and staff read the names of victims of anti-transgender violence and honored their memories during a Monday vigil held in the Gender and Sexuality Resource Center. The vigil was organized by Multicultural Student Affairs in observance of Transgender Day of Remembrance....

Office of the Provost announces 2 new staff positions

Elizabeth Byrne, Assistant Campus Editor

November 21, 2017


Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

The Office of the Provost has created two new staff positions, Provost Jonathan Holloway announced in an email to faculty and staff Monday. The two new positions are vice provost for academics and vice provost for administration. The changes are effective Dec. 1, the email said. According to the...

Women’s Basketball: Wildcats take down Tennessee-Martin, move to 3-0

Women’s Basketball: Wildcats take down Tennessee-Martin, move to 3-0

Joseph Wilkinson, Assistant Sports Editor

November 21, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball It wasn’t supposed to go like this. Last year, Northwestern cruised to an 82-59 win over Tennessee-Martin. This year, the Wildcats and Skyhawks were knotted at 50 with just over nine minutes remaining. Then senior guard Lydia Rohde drilled a 3-pointer, freshman guard Jordan Hamilton spla...

Football: Igwebuike, Queiro lead Wildcats secondary to season’s finish line

Football: Igwebuike, Queiro lead Wildcats secondary to season’s finish line

Tim Balk, Gameday Editor

November 21, 2017


Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

Football Facing down Northwestern’s stout defensive front, which sits in 13th in the nation in rushing yards allowed, many opponents this year have given up on the running game. Instead, foes have tried to take advantage of the team’s secondary, a typically strong unit that has become a relative ...

Men’s Swimming: Northwestern outlasts Michigan State, wins TYR Invitational

Men’s Swimming: Northwestern outlasts Michigan State, wins TYR Invitational

Benjamin Rosenberg, Reporter

November 20, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Swimming & Diving

Swimming and Diving After trailing Michigan State following Friday’s events and leading by just two points entering Sunday, Northwestern pulled away from the Spartans on the final day of the TYR Invitational to win the home meet for the second straight year. Last season, the Wildcats edged Mich...

Football: Streaking Wildcats prepare for rivalry week against rebuilding Illinois

Football: Streaking Wildcats prepare for rivalry week against rebuilding Illinois

Ben Pope, Reporter

November 20, 2017


Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

Football A win over Illinois on Saturday would give Northwestern almost twice as many Big Ten wins during its ongoing winning streak as the Fighting Illini have accumulated over the past three seasons combined. That’s a sobering testament to the state of the rivalry, which No. 23 NU (8-3, ...