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Nadkarni: Tragedy at Boston Marathon affects everyone

Nadkarni: Tragedy at Boston Marathon affects everyone

Rohan Nadkarni, Online Sports Editor

April 15, 2013


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports

Forgive me if this column is all over the place, but as I wrote it, I too was struggling to comprehend the carnage in Boston. Last October, my friend Gideon Resnick ran the Chicago Marathon. You may know Gideon from his myriad extracurriculars, ridiculous outfits or time as a Daily columnist. I kno...

Mother of slain Evanston teen to start foundation in son’s name

Mother of slain Evanston teen to start foundation in son’s name

Ciara McCarthy, Assistant City Editor

April 15, 2013


Filed under City, Dajae Coleman, Latest Stories, Local

The mother of slain Evanston teen Dajae Coleman is starting a foundation in her son’s name to support youth in the city. Tiffany Rice, Coleman’s mother, announced last month she is creating the Foundation for Dajae Coleman to honor her son and enrich the Evanston community. The foundation’s...

Downtown Evanston U.S. Cellular store to close

Downtown Evanston U.S. Cellular store to close

Edward Cox, Assistant City Editor

April 15, 2013


Filed under Business, City, Latest Stories, Local

The U.S. Cellular store in downtown Evanston will close in the next few weeks after more than a decade in business. The Chicago-based company will cut six jobs with the store's closure at 1737 Sherman Ave. as it shifts marketing efforts from commercial hubs such as Chicago and St. Louis to rural a...

Students for Sensible Drug Policy kicks off Drug Week

Junnie Kwon, Assistant Campus Editor

April 15, 2013


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Student Groups

Members of Students for Sensible Drug Policy want to be taken seriously. To refute their self-described label as "a group of stoners," they kicked off Drug Week on Sunday night by rallying students to help paint The Rock. Co-president Frances Fu revived the Northwestern chapter of SSDP, an international...

University Library celebrates National Library Week

University Library celebrates National Library Week

Amy Whyte, Reporter

April 15, 2013


Filed under Administration, Campus, Events, Latest Stories

University Library will host events throughout the week to raise awareness about its many resources as part of its National Library Week celebration. Events include Poets in Our Corner, a poetry reading and discussion held Monday, and the third annual Deering After Dark on Thursday night. "The...

Northwestern alum Matt Bogusz elected Des Plaines’ youngest mayor ever

Northwestern alum Matt Bogusz elected Des Plaines’ youngest mayor ever

Oliver Ortega, Reporter

April 14, 2013


Filed under City, Latest Stories, Politics

After beating two seasoned politicians to become Des Plaines’ youngest mayor ever, Northwestern alumnus Matt Bogusz (Weinberg ‘09)  has perhaps a greater test before him: wedding planning. The 26-year-old was elected mayor of the northwest Chicago suburb last week, capitalizing on a successful...

CTA installs new digital screens on Evanston stations

Jia You, City Editor

April 14, 2013


Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories

The Chicago Transit Authority has installed new digital screens on Evanston's Purple Line stations as part of a larger initiative to update train-tracking devices. Work to install the new generation of digital screens was completed at Davis, Foster, Noyes and Central stations April 5, CTA spokeswo...

New York Times reporter Brian Stelter talks future of media, morning TV

New York Times reporter Brian Stelter talks future of media, morning TV

Gideon Resnick and Patrick Svitek

April 14, 2013


Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, On Campus

New York Times media reporter Brian Stelter was the keynote speaker Saturday at Media Rewired, a new conference on digital storytelling put on by the Medill Undergraduate Student Advisory Council. After his speech, the 27-year-old Stelter spoke to The Daily about journalism as a business model, getting...

‘The Reporters’: Week of April 8

‘The Reporters’: Week of April 8

The Daily Northwestern

April 12, 2013


Filed under Latest Stories, Multimedia, Video

In this week's episode of "The Reporters," Evanston journalists discuss the results of Evanston's municipal elections, including the sweep by incumbent aldermen of three races where they were challenged. This week's program features Daily managing editor Marshall Cohen. ...

‘How I Met Your Mother’ star Josh Radnor to visit Northwestern

‘How I Met Your Mother’ star Josh Radnor to visit Northwestern

Cat Zakrzewski, Campus Editor

April 11, 2013


Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, On Campus

"How I Met Your Mother" star Josh Radnor will speak April 25 at Northwestern, Fiedler-Hillel announced this evening. Radnor, who plays Ted Mosby on the hit CBS series, will speak 8 p.m. at the Technological Institute. Tickets are $5. — Cat Zakrzewski

Nick Swardson slated for A&O spring speaker

Nick Swardson slated for A&O spring speaker

Cat Zakrzewski, Campus Editor

April 11, 2013


Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, On Campus

"Reno 911!" star Nick Swardson will perform stand-up comedy April 20 at Northwestern, A&O Productions announced this evening. Swardson, who started in stand-up comedy before performing in the Comedy Central hit series, will speak at 8 p.m. at Pick-Staiger Concert Hall. Doors will open for the ev...

Legal dispute between city, food truck remains unresolved

Ciara McCarthy, Assistant City Editor

April 11, 2013


Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories

The legal battle between Evanston and food truck Beavers Coffee and Donuts will continue for at least another month, a Cook County judge ruled Thursday. The Chicago food truck initially sued Evanston in August over a city ordinance requiring all mobile food vendors to have a licensed food establishment...