The Daily Northwestern

Despite speculation, Northwestern climate scientists say COVID-19 is not slowing climate change

Climate scientists at Northwestern discuss the misconceptions and effects of COVID-19 on the environment.

Katie Jahns, Reporter

September 23, 2020

With half the world’s population under lockdown restrictions due to COVID-19, some have observed improvements in air quality, cleaner waterways and the return of wildlife to populated areas. While some call this the “silver lining” of the COVID-19 pandemic, Northwestern climate scientists say otherwise....

Football: Northwestern students have mixed feelings about Big Ten football’s comeback

Ryan Field. Many NU students are wary about football's return.

Gabriela Carroll, Social Media Editor

September 23, 2020

Football After a massive campaign from coaches, players, families and fans, the Big Ten is bringing back football. But many Northwestern students feel the decision is a confusing step amid the school’s COVID-19 response. Weinberg junior Georgia Schafer said she was happy when the Big Ten made t...

NU receives $115 million federal grant to research and develop “beyond state-of-the-art” quantum computer

SQMS director Anna Grassellino and deputy director James Sauls hold a superconducting radio-frequency cavity at Fermilab. These cavities play a pivotal role in developing quantum technologies.

Grace Wu, Assistant Video Editor

September 23, 2020

The U.S. Department of Energy recently announced that the Superconducting Quantum Materials and Systems Center, a partnership between NU and Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, was selected as one of five national quantum information science centers. The grant, as part of the National Quantum...

Lincolnwood completes construction project connecting to Evanston water supply

The Evanston Water Plant, 555 Lincoln St. Evanston began providing Lincolnwood with water on August 1.

Erica Davis, Reporter

September 23, 2020

With a ceremonial turning of the valve, Lincolnwood and Evanston leaders celebrated the completion of a water transmission project, making it the 10th community to use Evanston-provided drinking water. Lincolnwood, located five miles southwest, officially switched from Chicago to Evanston’s water in...

Northwestern alumni Thomas Mizer and Curtis Moore nominated for Emmy for original song from “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”

Curtis Moore (leftmost) and Thomas Mizer (rightmost) with LeRoy McClain and members of the cast of “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”

Rebecca Aizin, Arts and Entertainment Editor

September 23, 2020

In the first episode of “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” season three, 1960s jazz singer Shy Baldwin, portrayed by LeRoy McClain, sings “One Less Angel” to a crowd of army officers who are joyously dancing and singing along. The song brought not only the show’s cast to their feet, but also an Emmy...