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Football: From one Oct. 4 to another, it’s been a long year

Football: From one Oct. 4 to another, it’s been a long year

Alex Putterman, Sports Editor

October 3, 2014


Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

Northwestern football has perhaps never experienced a day cheerier than Friday, Oct. 4, 2013. As the sun rose, ESPN’s Mike Greenberg and Mike Golic broadcast their talk show “Mike & Mike” from Deering Meadow in front of NU students who prioritized being on TV over sleeping. NU-affiliated...

A&O hints at headliner for fall Blowout concert

Tyler Pager, Breaking News Editor

October 2, 2014


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

A&O Productions teased a silhouette photo that looks similar to the rapper Big Sean as the potential headliner for the Blowout concert on Oct. 10 on the group's Facebook page Thursday night. Neither the headliner nor the opening act has been confirmed. The group is asking students to identify the...

Livestream, full coverage of Obama’s economy speech at Northwestern

October 2, 2014


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Full Coverage: Obama calls on Northwestern’s business students to boost nation’s economic growth Obama shows Northwestern spirit during economic address Protesters turn out to oppose Obama’s policies Northwestern, Evanston prepare for Obama’s visit Obama to speak at Northwestern on T...

Community gathers to provide feedback about park renovations

Jennifer Ball, Assistant City Editor

October 2, 2014


Filed under Arts and Technology (City), City, Latest Stories

Community members gave feedback Wednesday about projected renovations to Evanston's Baker Park, which currently has 20-year-old equipment. About 40 people attended the meeting at Lincoln Elementary School, 910 Forest Ave., hosted by Ald. Melissa Wynne (3rd) and the city's Public Works Department....

Middle East scholar talks about role of youth in the Arab Spring

Middle East scholar talks about role of youth in the Arab Spring

Amulya Yalamanchili, Reporter

October 1, 2014


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

An author and blogger who specializes in the Middle East spoke Wednesday night about the role of youth in modern Islamic movements. Hosted by the Roberta Buffett Center, Juan Cole (Weinberg ’75), a University of Michigan history professor, delivered his talk at Hardin Hall to a crowd of about 6...

‘Amazing Kale burger’ restaurant heading to Evanston

Rebecca Savransky, Managing Editor

October 1, 2014


Filed under Business, City, Latest Stories

Soon vegans will have another option in Evanston to expand their limited diet. Brandon Byxbe, who created the “Amazing Kale burger,” is planning to an open an Evanston restaurant in November. The Amazing Kale Burger Lunch Counter will be located at 741 Howard St. and will feature Kale burgers,...

Northwestern joins mental health program from Jed, Clinton foundations

Sophia Bollag, Web Editor

October 1, 2014


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern has signed on to a new mental health initiative with more than 50 other colleges and universities, the founding non-profit organizations announced Wednesday. The Jed and Clinton Health Matters Campus Program aims to prevent suicide and fatal drug overdoses on college campuses. Schools...

Jewel-Osco stores in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa suffer data hack

Paige Leskin, City Editor

October 1, 2014


Filed under Business, City, Latest Stories

The two Jewel-Osco locations in Evanston were among the stores across Illinois, Indiana and Iowa hit by a credit card fraud incident on Monday, the second incident in two months that has impacted the chain. The attack looked to obtain information from credit and debit cards used by customers at ...

Evanston City Council approves two-year delay of bike lanes for Chicago Avenue, Sheridan Road

Evanston City Council approves two-year delay of bike lanes for Chicago Avenue, Sheridan Road

Stephanie Kelly, Assistant City Editor

September 30, 2014


Filed under City, Latest Stories, Politics

Aldermen approved the city's request Monday to delay for two years the implementation of two-way bike lanes along parts of Sheridan Road and Chicago Avenue that run through Northwestern's campus. Parts of the Sheridan Road/Chicago Avenue Improvement Project also calls for traffic signal upgrades,...

Power returns after outages reported on North Campus

Tyler Pager, Breaking News Editor

September 29, 2014


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Update, 9 p.m. Power has returned to multiple buildings on North Campus. Original story:  More than 15 North Campus buildings have lost power, University Police Deputy Chief Dan McAleer said. McAleer said no academic buildings have been affected, including Technological Institute. He said ...

Obama to speak at Northwestern on Thursday

Tyler Pager, Breaking News Editor

September 29, 2014


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

President Barack Obama will visit Northwestern on Thursday to give a speech on the economy, the White House confirmed Tuesday. Obama, who will be in Chicago to attend an event with Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn, will speak at Cahn Auditorium at 1:15 p.m. Obama will detail the steps his administration has...

Actress Ana Gasteyer selected as Homecoming Grand Marshal

Tyler Pager, Breaking News Editor

September 29, 2014


Filed under Alumni, Campus, Latest Stories

Ana Gasteyer will serve as the grand marshal for Northwestern's Homecoming Parade this year, the NU Alumni Association announced Monday. Gasteyer (Communication '89) is an actress best known for her time on Saturday Night Live and her roles in Mean Girls and the ABC sitcom Suburgatory. At NU,...