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Halftime reaction: Northwestern 0, Michigan 0

Halftime reaction: Northwestern 0, Michigan 0

Bobby Pillote, Assistant Sports Editor

November 8, 2014


Filed under Football, Gameday, Latest Stories, Sports

Even after a drubbing at the hands of Iowa last week, Northwestern hasn’t given up on its season. Redshirt freshman quarterback Matt Alviti made his Wildcats debut, spelling maligned senior Trevor Siemian for several plays with a special option running package. It isn't the full changeover many fans...

Women’s soccer: Cats’ memorable run comes to a close vs. Iowa

Women’s soccer: Cats’ memorable run comes to a close vs. Iowa

Huzaifa Patel, Reporter

November 7, 2014


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Women's Soccer

Northwestern’s Cinderella run through the Big Ten Tournament ended Friday with the Wildcats falling to the Hawkeyes 1-0. Two day after upsetting top-seed Penn State, the Cats were back at it in West Lafayette, Indiana, playing a decent game overall but failing to convert on any of their 19 chances. It...

Student use of CAPS increases

Christine Farolan, Copy Chief

November 6, 2014


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

The number of students using Counseling and Psychological Services has increased by about 22 percent compared to Fall Quarter last year. About 1,250 students have used CAPS services so far this year, executive director John Dunkle said. Dunkle is part of a team currently working on a campus-wide...

Ludlow will not teach Winter Quarter

Ally Mutnick, Managing Editor

November 6, 2014


Filed under Campus, Campus Safety, Latest Stories

Philosophy Prof. Peter Ludlow is not teaching for the third consecutive quarter this winter. On CAESAR, Ludlow is scheduled to teach an independent study and two senior tutorials in the philosophy department, but University spokesman Al Cubbage said Thursday that Ludlow will not teach any clas...

Northwestern community responds to new John Evans report

Jeanne Kuang, Campus Editor

November 5, 2014


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Following the University of Denver’s release of its John Evans Study Committee findings, some Northwestern students praised the new report, while a member of NU’s committee defended its own conclusions on the University founder’s role in the Sand Creek Massacre. DU’s committee, established shor...

Women’s Soccer: Wildcats shock Nittany Lions with dramatic Big Ten quarterfinal victory

Women’s Soccer: Wildcats shock Nittany Lions with dramatic Big Ten quarterfinal victory

Huzaifa Patel, Reporter

November 5, 2014


Filed under Latest Stories, Soccer, Sports

Soccer In order to advance Wednesday, Northwestern had to beat the best. The Wildcats (9-7-4, 4-6-3 Big Ten) had clawed their way to the Big Ten tournament rather improbably, but in order to advance, they had to go through a 17-2 Penn State team that had lost just once in its last 15 games. ...

Buffalo Wild Wings closes in Evanston, will open in Skokie in January

Paige Leskin, City Editor

November 5, 2014


Filed under Business, City, Latest Stories

Evanston's Buffalo Wild Wings has officially closed. A popular place for Northwestern students to watch televised sports while ordering plates of wings and fries, the restaurant shut its doors Sunday, manager Adrian Ramirez said. The franchise, at 1741 Maple Ave., will relocate to Old Orchard Mall...

Gov. Pat Quinn concedes Illinois governor election to Bruce Rauner

Tyler Pager, Breaking News Editor

November 5, 2014


Filed under City, Latest Stories, Politics

Gov. Pat Quinn conceded the gubernatorial election Wednesday afternoon to Republican challenger Bruce Rauner. Quinn, who refused to accept Rauner's victory on Tuesday night, said he wanted to wait until every vote was counted. However, at a press conference Wednesday, Quinn said a victory was no longer possible. "It's clear that we...

Unknown illness affects many at Washington Elementary School

Stephanie Kelly, Assistant City Editor

November 4, 2014


Filed under City, Education, Latest Stories

Evanston/Skokie School District 65 contacted city health officials on Friday after an “unusually large number” of students and staff at a district school became ill. Students and staff from Washington Elementary School, 914 Ashland Ave., had symptoms of vomiting and diarrhea, prompting the di...

Evanston Art Center finalizes purchase of new location

Ben Schaefer, Reporter

November 4, 2014


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

Following three years of searching and planning, the Evanston Art Center closed a deal Monday on the purchase of a new location. The art center bought the building on 1717 Central St. for $2 million, said Johanna Nyden, Evanston economic development division manager, in an email to The Daily. “It’s...

Evanston officials talk changes to grant process

Evanston officials talk changes to grant process

Stephanie Kelly, Assistant City Editor

November 4, 2014


Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Politics

City officials discussed Monday revising the funding allocation and application process for two grants that support Evanston agencies and social services. Members of the Human Services Committee, the Mental Health Board and the Housing and Community Development Act Committee came together for the...

More than 5K turn out for early voting in Evanston

More than 5K turn out for early voting in Evanston

Paige Leskin, City Editor

November 4, 2014


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

As Evanston residents and Northwestern students head to the polls Tuesday, more than 5,000 people have already submitted their votes in the general election. Voters registered in Evanston were able to submit their votes in a variety of elections, including the Illinois gubernatorial race, through...