The Daily Northwestern

Medill to expand program to San Francisco

Jeanne Kuang, Campus Editor

November 11, 2014


Filed under Academic, Campus, Latest Stories

The Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications will open a new program in San Francisco in the next academic year. Medill is looking for a location in San Francisco to establish the school, Medill Dean Brad Hamm said. The school will be more extensive than Medill's...

Four plead not guilty in shooting death of Skokie high school student

Paige Leskin, City Editor

November 10, 2014


Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

The four men arrested in connection with the September shooting of two Skokie high school students pleaded not guilty Monday to charges of first degree murder and attempted murder. The four men, all 19, are charged with the first degree murder of Maxwell Gadau, 17, and the attempted murder of a 17-year-old female who has not been identified by police, authorities said. In a C...

Next Theatre Company closes after financial troubles

Paige Leskin, City Editor

November 10, 2014


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

Evanston nonprofit Next Theatre Company closed Monday after years of financial trouble put the theater in significant debt to the city. The company, which operated of the Noyes Cultural Arts Center, 927 Noyes St., for 34 years, was unable to stay open after experiencing decreased attendance for...

ASG launches application to help students plan courses

ASG launches application to help students plan courses

Emily Chin, Reporter

November 10, 2014


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Associated Student Government released a web application last week called CourseDJ to help students plan their courses for Winter Quarter. CourseDJ is the first application created that uses the Northwestern Course Data API, which went live in September and allows students to request NU's official course information in a programming-friendly format. The application gives students the option to ...

PHA to establish diversity, inclusion chair in each chapter after ‘Jail N’ Bail’ controversy

Jeanne Kuang, Campus Editor

November 10, 2014


Filed under Campus, Greek, Latest Stories

Northwestern’s Panhellenic Association will establish diversity and inclusion chairs in each chapter in response to controversy last month surrounding Kappa Kappa Gamma's “Jail N' Bail” philanthropy event, PHA president Frances Fu announced Monday. In a statement, the SESP senior apologized for the Kappa ev...

Hecky’s Barbecue owner honored with street name

Hecky’s Barbecue owner honored with street name

Marissa Mizroch, Reporter

November 9, 2014


Filed under Business, City, Latest Stories

After 30 years of community service, the owner of Hecky’s Barbecue was celebrated Sunday with an honorary street designation on the corner of Green Bay Road and Emerson Street. About 100 community members and leaders came to the restaurant, 1902 Green Bay Road, on Sunday afternoon to watch the unv...

Field Hockey: Wildcats capture program’s first Big Ten Tournament title

Field Hockey: Wildcats capture program’s first Big Ten Tournament title

Mike Marut, Reporter

November 9, 2014


Filed under Field Hockey, Latest Stories, Sports

ANN ARBOR, Michigan — Northwestern toppled top-seed Maryland 3-1 in the Big Ten Tournament championship Sunday to claim its first ever Big Ten Tournament title. Senior goalkeeper Maddy Carpenter was named the tournament's most valuable player. “It feels incredible, not so much the MVP, but...

Illness at Washington Elementary School identified as norovirus

Stephanie Kelly, Assistant City Editor

November 9, 2014


Filed under City, Education, Latest Stories

The illness that caused students and staff to fall sick at Washington Elementary School last month has been identified as the highly contagious norovirus, according to a letter sent out to parents and guardians of Evanston/Skokie School District 65 on Friday. Samples that the city’s Department of H...

Football: Wildcats’ loss defined by comedy of errors

Football: Wildcats’ loss defined by comedy of errors

Alex Putterman, Sports Editor

November 8, 2014


Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

On the final play of Saturday’s game, with Northwestern trailing Michigan 10-9 with a chance to win on a two-point conversion, senior quarterback Trevor Siemian rolled right toward an oncoming pass-rusher, attempted to backpedal, stumbled and collapsed to the turf. “I slipped,” Siemian later...

Rapid Reaction: Michigan 10, Northwestern 9

Bobby Pillote, Assistant Sports Editor

November 8, 2014


Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

What went right Ibraheim Campbell returned to the lineup and had a big interception return. The senior safety highlighted a defense that actually had a good game, holding Michigan to 10 points, only giving up 251 yards of offense and forcing two turnovers. But the stop unit once again had li...

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...