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Researchers discover nature’s anti-resistant, nontoxic answer to cancer

Researchers discover nature’s anti-resistant, nontoxic answer to cancer

Danny Vesurai, Reporter

November 13, 2018


Filed under Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories, Science & Technology

Northwestern researchers believe they’ve found nature’s answer to cancer — kill codes that exist in every cell in the body. The research could lead to a more effective form of cancer treatment than chemotherapy because the kill codes aren’t resistant and don’t have malignant side effects,...

University Police alert Northwestern community about two new incidents

University Police alert Northwestern community about two new incidents

Alan Perez, Campus Editor

November 13, 2018


Filed under Campus, Campus Safety, Latest Stories, Top Campus Stories, Top Stories

Northwestern is warning the Evanston campus community of two reported incidents Tuesday night. The first incident occurred just before 5 p.m. in the 1900 block of Sheridan Road, according to an email sent by University Police Chief Bruce Lewis. Two female individuals reported that two white men approached...

Volleyball: Northwestern to play Illinois in big midweek game Wednesday

Volleyball: Northwestern to play Illinois in big midweek game Wednesday

Peter Warren, Sports Editor

November 13, 2018


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

Volleyball If Northwestern’s season was split into quarters, each segment would tell a very different story. The first quarter of the season would be the first month of the campaign when the Wildcats travelled to nonconference invitationals and won 10 games. The second quarter would be the...

Blotter: Tip jar taken from Starbucks

Amelia Langas, Development & Recruitment Editor

November 13, 2018


Filed under City, Latest Stories, Police, Top City Stories

Between 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Monday, the tip jar from the Starbucks at 1901 Dempster St. was stolen. At around 1:20 p.m., a Starbucks employee called the Evanston Police Department to report the theft of the tip jar, containing about $40, Evanston Police Cmdr. Ryan Glew said. The officers...

Football: Bowser named Rose Bowl Big Ten Player of the Week

Football: Bowser named Rose Bowl Big Ten Player of the Week

Benjamin Rosenberg, Copy Chief

November 13, 2018


Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

Football Prior to Northwestern’s game at Rutgers on October 20, most Wildcats fans probably did not know the name Isaiah Bowser. Now, the freshman has become the featured running back for NU’s offense, rushing for 483 yards and four touchdowns on 112 carries over the Cats’ last four games. He total...

Wilkinson: A Response to “I Miss Northwestern Football’s Losing Tradition” from The New York Times

Wilkinson: A Response to “I Miss Northwestern Football’s Losing Tradition” from The New York Times

Joseph Wilkinson, Reporter

November 13, 2018


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

Football Saturday, the New York Times published an opinion piece entitled “ I Miss Northwestern Football’s Losing Tradition” by Carmel McCoubrey, a Northwestern alumna. To this point, McCoubrey (Weinberg ‘86) cites the dangers presented by college football and the concern that Northwestern is spending a large amount of money on it (specifica...

Football: Northwestern ranked No. 22 in College Football Playoff rankings

Football: Northwestern ranked No. 22 in College Football Playoff rankings

Andrew Golden, Assistant Sports Editor

November 13, 2018


Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

Football For the first time this season, Northwestern is ranked No. 22 in the latest college football playoff rankings. After beating Iowa, clinching the Big Ten West and securing a spot in the Big Ten championship game, the Wildcats (6-4, 6-1 Big Ten) were placed in the rankings for the first ...

Stop drinking milk after coming to NU? You’re not alone

Stop drinking milk after coming to NU? You’re not alone

Evan Robinson-Johnson, Reporter

November 13, 2018


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Science & Technology, Top Campus Stories

Many students change their study habits, sleeping habits and even personalities when they come to Northwestern. But a change in one part of their lives can often go unnoticed: milk consumption. Dining halls offer students an exciting array of choices, ranging from fruit-infused water to Starbucks...

Attendance requirements can be used to foster engagement, but students say it can sometimes be unnecessary

Attendance requirements can be used to foster engagement, but students say it can sometimes be unnecessary

Cadence Quaranta, Reporter

November 13, 2018


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

Present or absent? Attendance is a straightforward question. How it’s taken, however, is not so simple. For some professors, attendance is extremely important — research shows that students who attend class get better grades. For others, it’s is necessary for group-work and class participation....

Letter to the Editor: NUGW stands in solidarity with trans students

November 13, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Letters to Editor, Opinion

On October 21, the New York Times reported that a memo written by the Department of Health and Human Services sought to establish a legal definition of sex under Title IX, stating, “Sex means a person’s status as male or female based on immutable biological traits identified by or before birth....

Obama press secretary and speechwriter speculate on 2020 presidential nominee, talk future of political landscape

Obama press secretary and speechwriter speculate on 2020 presidential nominee, talk future of political landscape

Austin Benavides, Reporter

November 13, 2018


Filed under Campus, Events, Latest Stories, Top Stories

Former Obama White House press secretary Josh Earnest and former speechwriter Cody Keenan (Weinberg ’02) shared their experiences in the White House and mused about the future of the Democratic Party during a panel discussion on Monday. Earnest is now working for as the chief communications officer...

Aldermen workshop a new version of 2019 budget proposal

Aldermen workshop a new version of 2019 budget proposal

Samantha Handler, Copy Chief

November 13, 2018


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

Faced with a revised 2019 budget proposal, aldermen on Monday discussed ways to reduce cuts, provide Vital Records services and keep the city from “nickel and diming” residents with tax and fee increases. City manager Wally Bobkiewicz presented a new version of the budget after residents expre...