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Men’s Basketball: Northwestern announces 2018-19 conference schedule

Men’s Basketball: Northwestern announces 2018-19 conference schedule

Peter Warren, Sports Editor

August 22, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Men's Basketball, Sports

Men's Basketball Northwestern’s conference schedule was announced Tuesday, filling out its 2018-19 regular season slate. The Wildcats will open their Big Ten schedule on Dec. 1 with an away matchup with Indiana before returning home to Welsh-Ryan Arena to play 2018 NCAA Tournament runners-up ...

Women’s Basketball: NU’s Big Ten slate is released

Women’s Basketball: NU’s Big Ten slate is released

Peter Warren, Sports Editor

August 22, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball With the announcement of the conference schedule Tuesday, Northwestern’s complete 2018-19 schedule has been released. The Wildcats open the Big Ten slate with a Dec. 28 matchup in Piscataway, New Jersey against Rutgers. NU plays its first home conference game three days later wit...

Harley Clarke citizen referendum to appear on November ballot

Harley Clarke citizen referendum to appear on November ballot

Elizabeth Byrne, Summer Editor

August 22, 2018


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

A citizen advisory referendum about the possible demolition of the Harley Clarke mansion will appear on the November ballot after the election commission dismissed one objection to the referendum and overruled another at a Tuesday meeting. The election commission unanimously overruled a third objection...

Women’s Soccer: NU opens 2018 season with two wins

Women’s Soccer: NU opens 2018 season with two wins

Peter Warren, Sports Editor

August 21, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Top Sports Stories, Top Stories, Women's Soccer

Women’s Soccer For the fourth straight year, Northwestern opened its season with two wins in its first weekend of action. Playing in the Hoosier Challenge Cup in Bloomington, Indiana, the Wildcats defeated Miami University 2-1 on Friday and Wake Forest 2-0 on Sunday. In the opening ga...

Northwestern alumnae present play at Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Northwestern alumnae present play at Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Ahlaam Delange, Reporter

August 21, 2018


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

The production company Part of Main is teaming up with two Northwestern alumnae to present “The Squirrel Plays” at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. “The Squirrel Plays” by Communication Prof. Mia McCullough (Communication '92) is a two-part performance, made up of companion plays “Infestations”...

NU student siblings open mattress rental service for 2018

NU student siblings open mattress rental service for 2018

Rachel Kupfer, Reporter

August 20, 2018


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Top Campus Stories

As the new academic year fast approaches, students are looking forward to new classes, friends and clubs. But siblings Marisa and Troy Hattler hope to help students get a fresh start with their new company Wildcat Naps. The mattress rental service, launched online July 26, is available to both on-...

Football: Full 2018 season preview, including positional breakdowns and record predictions

Football: Full 2018 season preview, including positional breakdowns and record predictions

Gameday Staff

August 20, 2018


Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports, Top Stories

Football It's almost here: The opening night of Northwestern's 2018 football season is less than two weeks away. While coach Pat Fitzgerald and the Wildcats prepare to build upon their 10-3 season a year ago, The Daily has compiled a complete, in-depth breakdown of this NU team to get you equa...

Northwestern, Evanston announce shared emergency operations center

Northwestern, Evanston announce shared emergency operations center

Ally Mauch, Summer Managing Editor

August 16, 2018


Filed under Campus, Campus Safety, City, Latest Stories, Local, Police, Top Campus Stories

Evanston and Northwestern have agreed to share NU’s Emergency Operations Center, according to a Thursday news release. The Emergency Operations Center, located in the University Police headquarters at 1201 Davis St., will serve as a “safe and secure location” during emergencies where the NU...

Women’s Soccer: Same as always, NU’s back line at center of team’s success

Women’s Soccer: Same as always, NU’s back line at center of team’s success

Charlie Goldsmith, Sports Social Editor

August 16, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Top Sports Stories, Top Stories, Women's Soccer

Women’s Soccer The roots of the comeback are hard to trace. Last season, Northwestern had one of the country’s best mid-season turnarounds that took them from the middle of the Big Ten pack to the conference tournament championship game and the second round of the NCAA Tournament, but no on...

Fountain Square renovations delayed by leak in pipes, slated to end in December

Fountain Square renovations delayed by leak in pipes, slated to end in December

Kristina Karisch, Summer Web Editor

August 15, 2018


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

Renovations to Fountain Square in downtown Evanston are scheduled to be delayed through the end of December, Dave Stoneback, the public works director, announced Monday. The square, which has been under construction since April 2017, was slated to be completed by Sept. 30, after a number of delays. Now, Stoneback said at a city meeting, there are potential leaks in pipes att...

Real estate transfer tax increase to appear on November ballot

Real estate transfer tax increase to appear on November ballot

Elizabeth Byrne, Summer Editor

August 14, 2018


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

Aldermen approved a resolution 6-2 to place the proposed real estate transfer tax increase on the ballot in November at a Monday meeting. City Council previously discussed increasing the real estate transfer tax at a July 23 meeting in an effort to increase revenue for the city. The tax, which individuals...

VP for financial operations Ingrid Stafford steps down

VP for financial operations Ingrid Stafford steps down

Ally Mauch, Summer Managing Editor

August 13, 2018


Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories, Top Campus Stories

Northwestern’s vice president for financial operations and treasurer Ingrid Stafford is stepping down from her role Sept. 1, according to a Monday news release. Having spent more than four decades at NU, Stafford (Kellogg ’78) will spend a year at the University serving as a senior advisor before...