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Men’s Basketball: Wildcats narrowly escape Elon in overtime

Jesse Kramer, Reporter

November 22, 2014


Filed under Basketball, Latest Stories, Sports

Tip-off Elon (1-2) led most of the way, but once again Northwestern (4-0) used a late spurt to squeak away Saturday with another non-conference victory. The Wildcats finished regulation on an 8-0 run to force overtime and defeated the Phoenix 68-67 after the extra period. NU trailed 67-62 in overtime, but ...

Police arrest parolee Friday after executing search warrant

Ciara McCarthy, Editor in Chief

November 22, 2014


Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

Evanston police found​ a​ small amount of​ ​heroin, cannabis and firearm ammunition​ ​Friday morning after executing a search warrant for narcotics at a home in west Evanston. Officers arrested William Reed after​ ​searching​ ​his home in the 1500 block of Dodge Avenue​ ​near...

Football: Justin Jackson surpasses 1,000 yards rushing

Football: Justin Jackson surpasses 1,000 yards rushing

Alex Putterman, Sports Editor

November 22, 2014


Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

Gameday WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Freshman running back Justin Jackson surpassed 1,000 yards rushing on the season with a 68-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter of Northwestern’s game against Purdue on Saturday. Jackson became only the second player in program history to surpass the miles...

Football: Trevor Siemian leaves Purdue game with injury​

Football: Trevor Siemian leaves Purdue game with injury​

Alex Putterman, Sports Editor

November 22, 2014


Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

Gameday WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Senior quarterback Trevor Siemian left Saturday’s game against Purdue with an apparent leg injury and did not return to the game. Siemian attempted a quarterback sneak on fourth-and-1 early in the second quarter and was stuffed short of the first-down marker. H...

Northwestern attorneys present closing arguments in Cook County Jail lawsuit

Ciara McCarthy, Editor in Chief

November 21, 2014


Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

Northwestern lawyers presented closing arguments last week in a suit they filed against Cook County officials over conditions at the county’s jail, where they allege “a culture of brutality and lawlessness” exists in the facility. Lawyers from the Roderick and Solange MacArthur Justice Center...

Men’s Basketball: McIntosh, Demps spark late surge to topple North Florida

Men’s Basketball: McIntosh, Demps spark late surge to topple North Florida

Huzaifa Patel, Reporter

November 20, 2014


Filed under Basketball, Latest Stories, Sports

Tip-off With just 3:06 left to play, North Florida’s Beau Beech knocked down a layup to give his team a 63-57 lead over Northwestern. The Wildcats were in hot water and needed a spark. And they got just that. It started with freshman Bryant McIntosh, who knocked down two timely threes and a layup...

Senate passes resolution on Ski Trip marijuana policy, allocates B-status funding

Senate passes resolution on Ski Trip marijuana policy, allocates B-status funding

Olivia Exstrum, Assistant Campus Editor

November 20, 2014


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Student Government

Two emergency resolutions raised at Senate passed Wednesday night, one challenging Northwestern's policy on student marijuana use on Ski Trip and one condemning the overnight disappearance of a Students for Justice in Palestine banner. The banner resolution, proposed in response to the disappearance of a banner abo...

Palestine social justice banner taken down

Alice Yin, Assistant Campus Editor

November 20, 2014


Filed under Campus, Events, Latest Stories, Student Groups

Associated Student Government on Wednesday passed a resolution condemning the theft of a banner printed with a statistic about Palestinian displacement in Israel. The banner, hung by Students for Justice in Palestine, disappeared sometime Tuesday night or Wednesday morning. The theft occurred...

After criticism of Northwestern’s majority-white Greek community, leaders look to increase inclusivity

Alice Yin, Assistant Campus Editor

November 20, 2014


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Haley Smith said she never thought that much about race until she walked into her first sorority recruitment event. The African-American Medill sophomore said there were few women of color in Norris University Center that day in Winter Quarter 2014, when she and hundreds of other students were split...

Evanston cafe owner sues brother over restaurant dispute

Evanston cafe owner sues brother over restaurant dispute

Rebecca Savransky, Managing Editor

November 19, 2014


Filed under Business, City, Latest Stories, Local

The owner of an Evanston cafe and her brother reached a tentative settlement agreement Wednesday in a Cook County court following a dispute over the opening of a new restaurant. Marla Cramin, the owner of Sarkis Cafe, 2632 Gross Point Road, filed suit against her brother, Scott Jaffe, last wee...

Ski Trip’s upcoming event in Colorado raises questions about Northwestern’s marijuana policy

Emily Chin, Reporter

November 19, 2014


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Marijuana use will be prohibited on Ski Trip despite the drug's legal status in Colorado, a Northwestern administrator told The Daily. The trip, which is sold out for the first time this year, will take more than 900 students to Copper Mountain in Colorado, a state where marijuana use is legal for...

Northwestern, Evanston prepare to offer ultra high-speed Internet to University researchers

Paige Leskin, City Editor

November 18, 2014


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

Northwestern and Evanston officials are working to use their $1 million state grant to bring ultra high-speed Internet to University researchers by July 2015. Gov. Pat Quinn announced the awarding of the grant to Evanston in January 2013 to be used to turn the city into a “gigabit community” that would appeal to entrepreneurs. Made possible through the Illinois Gigabit C...