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Blotter: Man arrested in south Evanston in connection with aggravated battery

Jake Holland, Assistant City Editor

November 20, 2017


Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 35-year-old Chicago man was arrested Thursday in south Evanston in connection with aggravated battery. The man, who was a patient at St. Francis Hospital, had attempted to leave while still attached to an IV, Evanston police Cmdr. Joseph Dugan said. After the man argued with security staff and hospital...

Following Albion development’s approval, community leaders call for more affordable units

Following Albion development’s approval, community leaders call for more affordable units

Ryan Wangman, Development and Recruitment Editor

November 20, 2017


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

Local affordable housing community leaders said though City Council approved a new 15-story Sherman Avenue apartment tower, developments should be required to meet a minimum number of housing units without exceptions. Aldermen voted 5-4 to approve construction of the Albion Residential building at the Nov. 13 City C...

Northwestern alumnus inspires federal law aimed at protecting whistleblowers

Northwestern alumnus inspires federal law aimed at protecting whistleblowers

Alan Perez, Reporter

November 20, 2017


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

During a regular day of work at a Veterans Affairs hospital, Chris Kirkpatrick (SPS ’99) bragged of his dog training abilities. But when he issued a command, his dog would not obey. This was just one illustration of the humor Kirkpatrick brought to the workplace, said Lin Ellinghuysen, his union...

New EPL social worker seeks to provide resources to patrons, staff

New EPL social worker seeks to provide resources to patrons, staff

Kristina Karisch, Web Editor

November 19, 2017


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

When Justine Janis was applying for jobs in the Chicago area, she learned of an Evanston-based social worker position. Despite not knowing where exactly she would be based, she was intrigued. Janis — who holds a master’s degree in social work — had previously worked with veterans as a psychosocial...

‘Last Nevin’s’ roars with heavy crowds, ends with students pilfering property

‘Last Nevin’s’ roars with heavy crowds, ends with students pilfering property

Tim Balk, Gameday Editor

November 19, 2017


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

Northwestern students flooded Tommy Nevin’s Pub on Thursday, hoping to soak in one last night at the popular bar before it closes in late November. The line outside the bar, located at 1454 Sherman Ave., stretched down the sidewalk for much of the evening as students eagerly awaited what they ref...

Men’s Basketball: No. 20 Northwestern railroaded by Texas Tech

Men’s Basketball: No. 20 Northwestern railroaded by Texas Tech

Tim Balk, Gameday Editor

November 19, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, Men's Basketball, Sports, Top Sports Stories

Men's Basketball Sometimes, it’s just not your day. Texas Tech took a 1-0 lead into the tip-off of its game against Northwestern on Sunday after the officials gave the Wildcats a rare pregame technical foul for not having their starters in the scorebook. No. 20 NU’s troubles only balloon...

Football: Wildcats embrace the muck in sloppy win over Minnesota

Football: Wildcats embrace the muck in sloppy win over Minnesota

Max Schuman, Gameday Editor

November 18, 2017


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

Football Nature seemed intent on making Northwestern’s Senior Day one to remember. Ryan Field saw heavy sheets of rain before kickoff, and the cold and soggy weather continued throughout most of the game. The No. 23 Wildcats (8-3, 6-2 Big Ten) didn’t seem bothered by the elements, taking c...

Football: Justin Jackson stars on Senior Day as Wildcats crush Minnesota

Football: Justin Jackson stars on Senior Day as Wildcats crush Minnesota

Tim Balk, Gameday Editor

November 18, 2017


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

Football At the same stadium where he ran for more than 2,500 yards over four seasons and became a fan favorite known ubiquitously as “The Ball Carrier,” Justin Jackson played one last game Saturday. The senior running back made sure it was a finale to remember. On a muddy, sleet-sodden Ryan Field turf, Jackson juked and cut his way to 166 rushing yards as the No. 23 Wildcats (8-3, 6-2 Big Ten) blasted their w...

Rapid Recap: No. 20 Northwestern 82, La Salle 74

Rapid Recap: No. 20 Northwestern 82, La Salle 74

Aidan Markey, Digital Managing Editor

November 18, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Latest Stories, Men's Basketball, Sports, Top Sports Stories

Men's Basketball There was a different Northwestern team on the court Saturday. Following a loss to Creighton in which the No. 20 Wildcats (3-1) gave up 92 points, NU bounced back and dominated La Salle (3-1) in a 82-74 win in the semifinals of the Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame Tip-Off on Satu...

Women’s Basketball: Kunaiyi-Akpanah’s historic day leads Northwestern past Oakland

Women’s Basketball: Kunaiyi-Akpanah’s historic day leads Northwestern past Oakland

Benjy Apelbaum, Assistant Sports Editor

November 17, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Latest Stories, Sports, Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball In Northwestern’s first home game at Evanston Township High School, Pallas Kunaiyi-Akpanah had a career day to pilot the Wildcats to a 88-70 win over Oakland. The junior forward stuffed the stat sheet with 27 points, shattering her previous career high of 14, and 21 rebou...

Alumna creates petition urging administrators to recognize economics as STEM major

Alumna creates petition urging administrators to recognize economics as STEM major

Ally Mauch, Assistant Campus Editor

November 17, 2017


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

More than 150 students and alumni signed a petition as of Thursday night asking administrators to recognize economics as a science, technology, engineering and math major to help international students when applying for work visas. The petition, created by alumna Mahera Walia (Weinberg ’17), is...

ASG considering code change to prohibit ground flyering

ASG considering code change to prohibit ground flyering

Kristina Karisch, Web Editor

November 17, 2017


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Student Government

Northwestern’s campus boasts scenic landmarks like the Lakefill, The Arch and University Hall, but one can’t help being distracted by the copious amount of flyers student organizations tape on the ground. Parth Lalkiya, Associated Student Government’s vice president for B-status finances, said...