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Friends remember Angel Wilson as generous friend, talented student

Friends remember Angel Wilson as generous friend, talented student

Elizabeth Byrne, Summer Editor

July 6, 2018


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Top Stories

At the first Northwestern Football home game of the season and almost every game after, Angel Wilson was in the stands supporting the ’Cats. “I remember so many times cheering with her, standing in the stands, laughing and sometimes we would stay all the way until the end,” close friend and...

Blotter: Evanston woman charged with obstructing traffic

Ally Mauch, Summer Managing Editor

July 5, 2018


Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 50-year-old Evanston resident was charged with obstructing traffic and disobeying police in public Wednesday afternoon after being arrested at the Evanston Fourth of July parade. The woman was arrested near Central Street and McDaniel Avenue after declining to move out of the way of the parade,...

Captured: 97th annual Fourth of July parade

Captured: 97th annual Fourth of July parade

July 5, 2018


Filed under Captured: Photo Blog, City, Latest Stories, Local, Multimedia, Top Stories

Welcome to The Daily’s photo blog: Captured. This will be a space for The Daily’s photographers to share their best work, including photos from weekend performances and events around the community. You can contact the photographers by emailing photo@dailynorthwestern.com. Community members flocked to Central Street Wednesday afternoon for Evanston’s 97th annual Fourt...

Ryan Lumsden enjoys challenge of U.S. Open, looks forward to future opportunities

Ryan Lumsden enjoys challenge of U.S. Open, looks forward to future opportunities

Joseph Wilkinson, Digital Projects Editor

July 5, 2018


Filed under Golf, Latest Stories, Sports, Top Sports Stories, Top Stories

Men's Golf On June 14, the top golfers in the world teed off at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club in Southampton, New York for the 2018 U.S. Open. Among the exclusive group: Northwestern senior Ryan Lumsden. “It was an incredible experience, really, really interesting to see how my game stacks up ...

Town hall covers immigration policies, solutions with Illinois representatives

Town hall covers immigration policies, solutions with Illinois representatives

Ruiqi Chen, Reporter

July 3, 2018


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

About 200 Evanston residents gathered at the Fleetwood-Jourdain Community Center Monday night for a town hall on immigration hosted by the Democratic Party of Evanston. Speakers included U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.), candidate for Illinois Attorney General and State Sen. Kwame Raoul (D-Chicago)...

NU grad earns fellowship with MLB commissioner, hopes to become league’s first female GM

NU grad earns fellowship with MLB commissioner, hopes to become league’s first female GM

Benjamin Rosenberg, Reporter

July 3, 2018


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

Billy Beane. Theo Epstein. Dave Dombrowski. They’re the names that come to mind when you think of Major League Baseball general managers, architects of teams that have competed for World Series championships year in and year out. They also all happen to be men. Katie Krall (Weinberg ’18) hopes...

Two NU alumnae on Trump’s shortlist for Justice Kennedy replacement

Two NU alumnae on Trump’s shortlist for Justice Kennedy replacement

Kristina Karisch, Summer Web Editor

July 2, 2018


Filed under Alumni, Campus, Latest Stories, Top Campus Stories

Two Northwestern alumnae are on President Donald Trump’s list of possible replacements for retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy. Trump is expected to announce his pick from the list, which currently comprises over 25 judges from across the country, on July 9. The list has existed since...

Evanston union reps see little threat from Supreme Court decision

Evanston union reps see little threat from Supreme Court decision

Alan Perez, Copy Chief

July 2, 2018


Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Top Stories

Unions representing Evanston government employees are beginning to feel the impact of a recent Supreme Court decision banning mandatory union payments, just months before labor agreements are up for renegotiation. The largest union representing government employees in Evanston will likely lose up...

Captured: Families Belong Together Chicago March

Captured: Families Belong Together Chicago March

July 2, 2018


Filed under Captured: Photo Blog, Latest Stories, Multimedia, Top Stories

Welcome to The Daily’s photo blog: Captured. This will be a space for The Daily’s photographers to share their best work, including photos from weekend performances and events around the community. You can contact the photographers by emailing photo@dailynorthwestern.com. More than 50,000 people gathered in the Loop Saturday morning to protest the Justice Department...

NU to implement calendar changes to spring break, commencement

Elizabeth Byrne, Summer Editor

June 28, 2018


Filed under Academic, Campus, Latest Stories, Top Campus Stories

Northwestern will implement changes to the academic calendar as early as the 2019-20 school year, according to a Thursday press release. The changes, approved by University President Morton Schapiro and Provost Jonathan Holloway, include extending the length of spring break, moving commencement and...

NU honors Evanston community for 1968 Bursar’s Office Takeover support

NU honors Evanston community for 1968 Bursar’s Office Takeover support

Elizabeth Byrne, Summer Editor

June 28, 2018


Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

Northwestern University hosted a community luncheon on Wednesday to recognize the organizations and members of the Evanston community who supported the 1968 Bursar’s Office Takeover. About 125 people attended the luncheon in the Fleetwood Jourdain Community Center, which featured speeches from NU...

‘Not One Batu’ brings Hawaiian culture to mainland America

‘Not One Batu’ brings Hawaiian culture to mainland America

Ruiqi Chen, Reporter

June 28, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Latest Stories, Theater

The beaches along Lake Michigan might not be the sandy shores of Hawaii, but for Northwestern alumna Hannah Ii-Epstein (SPS ’18) it’s a close enough substitute. Ii-Epstein’s play, “Not One Batu” takes place on the northern coast of Hawaii and tells the story of Honey Girl, a former methamphetamine...