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Football: Northwestern linebacker Brett Walsh ​suspended after Ohio arrest

Rohan Nadkarni and Tyler Pager

October 26, 2014


Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

Gameday A Northwestern football player has been suspended from the team after being arrested in connection with underage intoxication early Sunday morning, according to the Hamilton County Justice Center​.​ Redshirt freshman linebacker Brett Walsh was stopped with a Cincinnati Bearcats footba...

Evanston Township High School alumna screens her documentary to empower women

Hal Jin, Reporter

October 25, 2014


Filed under City, Latest Stories

An Emmy-winning filmmaker and Evanston Township High School alumna returned to the school Friday to screen her latest documentary featuring the success of various women in their careers. Sarah Moshman, 27, showed her movie "The Empowerment Project: Ordinary Women Doing Extraordinary Things" with producer...

Chicago man shot Thursday night on building gangway

Paige Leskin, City Editor

October 24, 2014


Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A Chicago resident is in stable condition after he was shot late Thursday night outside of a building in Evanston, police said. Police responded to several 911 calls of shots fired in the 2000 block of Darrow Avenue around 11:50 p.m., authorities said. Officers found a 26-year-old man who had been...

Big Ten students create sustainability association

Emily Chin, Reporter

October 23, 2014


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Student Groups

Representatives from seven of the 14 Big Ten schools are collaborating to create the Big Ten Students Sustainability Association, a group to promote sustainability initiatives across the Big Ten campuses. “There's so much communication between the Big Ten schools," said Christina Cilento, Associated...

Northwestern CB Dwight White to retire after discovery of rare condition

Northwestern CB Dwight White to retire after discovery of rare condition

Bobby Pillote, Assistant Sports Editor

October 23, 2014


Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

Gameday Northwestern announced Thursday that sophomore cornerback Dwight White, who has not appeared in a game this season, will retire from the football team due to an non-football-related medical issue. “Being a member of the football program at Northwestern University has been a huge blessing,...

Scholars talk current, future state of Affordable Care Act

Michelle Kim, Reporter

October 23, 2014


Filed under City, Latest Stories, National, Politics

A panel of political scholars weighed in on the future of the Affordable Care Act on Wednesday afternoon ahead of the upcoming 2014 midterm elections. The panel discussion, hosted by the Evanston Scholars Strategy Network, invited three scholars to share their insight to the NU community at NU's T...

ETHS shows increased student achievement in 2013-14 school year

Paige Leskin, City Editor

October 22, 2014


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

Data from the 2013-14 school year at Evanston Township High School showed record student achievement in many areas, including the highest amount of high scores on Advanced Placement exams and the lowest dropout rate in the school’s history. ETHS staff reported an overview of student achievement...

Students pitch ideas at entrepreneurship event

Students pitch ideas at entrepreneurship event

Mollie Leavitt, Reporter

October 22, 2014


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Student Groups

Northwestern students gathered at the Owen L. Coon Forum on Wednesday to pitch their startup ideas to more than 50 audience members during an event held to give student entrepreneurs the opportunity to network with each other and strengthen their pitches. NU undergraduate student group EPIC a...

Green Cup encourages students to conserve

Emily Chin, Reporter

October 21, 2014


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Student Government

For the ninth year in a row, Green Cup is in full swing. Northwestern Dining is currently in the middle of Green Cup, a campus-wide competition led by Students for Ecological and Environmental Development in partnership with the Office of Sustainability. Throughout the competition, students can ear...

Director of Risk Management retires after 16 years

Olivia Exstrum, Assistant Campus Editor

October 21, 2014


Filed under Administration, Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories

Director of Risk Management Christopher Johnson will be retiring from Northwestern on Dec. 5, said Ingrid Stafford, associate vice president and treasurer for Financial Operations, in an Oct. 17 email. Stafford highlighted Johnson’s contributions to the University during his 16 years in the ...

Second ETHS student diagnosed with whooping cough this year

Paige Leskin, City Editor

October 21, 2014


Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

A student at Evanston Township High School has been diagnosed with whooping cough, according to a letter sent out Monday to students' parents. This is the second case at the school this year. The student, who has been diagnosed and treated, is the second person at ETHS in three months to contract...

New Northwestern group launches discussions for women of color

Alice Yin, Assistant Campus Editor

October 21, 2014


Filed under Campus, Events, Latest Stories, Student Groups

Women of color in the Northwestern community discussed their identities and experiences on Monday as part of a new series of monthly dialogues. The Women of Color Initiative and Gathering held its first meeting to discuss issues affecting women of color. The initiative, which is slated to hold two...