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“We Will” campaign sets new goal after passing $4 billion mark

“We Will” campaign sets new goal after passing $4 billion mark

Cameron Cook, Reporter

September 6, 2018


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

"We Will. The Campaign for Northwestern" has surpassed its original goal of $3.75 billion two years earlier than expected, after a donation from alumnus T. Bondurant French (Weinberg, ’75, Kellogg ’76) and his wife Holly French. “Their generosity has enabled us to reach our goals faster than...

Men’s Soccer: Northwestern beats Valparaiso, loses OT thriller to Fordham at Wisconsin invitational

Andrew Golden, Assistant Sports Editor

September 5, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Soccer, Sports

Men’s Soccer In its second game of the Wisconsin Invitational, Northwestern (2-1-1) looked in control of the contest against No. 15 Fordham (3-0-0), jumping out to a 2-0 lead. Then everything fell apart for the Wildcats. A deflected ball led to the Rams’ first goal and two additional ones, including a game-winning score six minutes ...

Incoming Northwestern doctoral student killed Sunday in Rogers Park

Incoming Northwestern doctoral student killed Sunday in Rogers Park

The Daily Northwestern

September 3, 2018


Filed under Campus, City, Latest Stories, Top Stories

An incoming Northwestern doctoral student was shot and killed Sunday night after being caught in crossfire in Rogers Park. Shane Colombo, 25, was walking on the 7500 block of North Clark Street at about 8:24 p.m. when he was caught between two males shooting at each other, according to Chicago Police....

Football: Wildcats’ defense plays sturdily enough to secure victory

Football: Wildcats’ defense plays sturdily enough to secure victory

Cole Paxton, Gameday Editor

August 31, 2018


Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue quarterback Elijah Sindelar had 18 completions and 196 passing yards at halftime. Freshman phenom Rondale Moore had 98 receiving yards and another 79 on the ground, with a touchdown in each variety. And Northwestern led 31-17. Then in the second half, the Wildcats stepped...

Missing kayaker not a Northwestern student, officials confirm

Missing kayaker not a Northwestern student, officials confirm

Elizabeth Byrne, Summer Editor

August 28, 2018


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Top Stories

The 20-year-old male reported missing after his kayak overturned in Lake Michigan late Monday is not a Northwestern student, a Highland Park press release confirmed Tuesday. The release identified the missing kayaker as Sebastian Duncan from Glenview, Illinois. Neither Duncan nor the individual who...

Pope: A stronger football culture isn’t attainable for Northwestern, and that’s OK

Ben Pope, Gameday Editor

August 24, 2018


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

It’s the year 2048. A grizzled, white-haired, Bill Snyder-lookalike Pat Fitzgerald roams the Wildcats’ sidelines. Quarterback Clayton Thorson Jr. will earn a $1.5 million bonus if he completes 25 touchdown passes, and some of those will go to a tight end that Northwestern still oddly refuses to...

Men’s Soccer: After strong end to 2017, Cats primed for bounce-back season

Men’s Soccer: After strong end to 2017, Cats primed for bounce-back season

Ella Brockway, Reporter

August 24, 2018


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

Men’s Soccer When Northwestern’s 2017 season ended in a 4-1 loss to Michigan in the Big Ten Tournament quarterfinals, there was sadness and disappointment and the feelings that typically come with the end of a season. But there was also optimism. “We really started to develop an atta...

Albion Residential breaks ground on Sherman Avenue apartment building

Albion Residential breaks ground on Sherman Avenue apartment building

Elizabeth Byrne, Summer Editor

August 23, 2018


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

Albion Residential held a groundbreaking ceremony Thursday attended by members of city staff, property stakeholders and members of the Evanston community. The controversial Sherman Avenue apartment complex was approved by City Council in November. The tower will feature 273 residential units, 6,8...

Volleyball: Wildcats hopes to start season on high-note again

Volleyball: Wildcats hopes to start season on high-note again

Peter Warren, Sports Editor

August 23, 2018


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

Volleyball With its 2018 campaign set to begin Friday, Northwestern hopes to reverse the narrative that has characterized its seasons in recent memory. In coach Shane Davis’ two seasons at the helm, the Wildcats have been very successful during the first month of the season against nonconference ...

NU alum Ed Rutherford brings John Collier short stories to stage

NU alum Ed Rutherford brings John Collier short stories to stage

Andrea Michelson, Assistant Summer Editor

August 23, 2018


Filed under Alumni, Arts and Entertainment, Latest Stories, Theater, Top Stories

Ed Rutherford (Communication ’03) first encountered the writings of John Collier while he was studying theater at Northwestern. After reading a teleplay adaption of one of Collier’s short stories, Rutherford said he was hooked on the British expatriate’s cynical yet humorous tone and promptly checked...