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Lachow: ‘Freshman fifteen’ jokes, culture are harmful to college students

Hannah Lachow, Op-Ed Contributor
April 24, 2017
Filed under Contributors, Latest Stories, Opinion

The photo is of a burger, some fries and a very appealing milkshake. The sun is out. The lake and a peep of Chicago are in the background. In every sense of the word, it is an aesthetically pleasing Snapchat. Plastered over this envy-warranting photo though, are a couple careless words: “freshman fifteen...

NUPD hands out free helmets, bike lights for Bike 2 Campus Week

NUPD hands out free helmets, bike lights for Bike 2 Campus Week

Ally Mauch, Reporter
April 24, 2017
Filed under Campus, Campus Safety, Latest Stories

University Police gave out free helmets and bike lights on campus Monday as part of an effort to promote safety and sustainability. UP officers joined members of SustainNU — Northwestern’s sustainability program — in putting on Bike 2 Campus week, setting up a tune-up station on Sheridan Road...

Women’s Golf: Northwestern collapses down the stretch, finishes second at Big Ten Championships

Women’s Golf: Northwestern collapses down the stretch, finishes second at Big Ten Championships

Joseph Wilkinson, Reporter
April 24, 2017
Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Women's Tennis

Women's Golf Northwestern held an eight-stroke lead going into the final day, but a disastrous Sunday collapse left the Wildcats in second place at the Big Ten tournament at 4-over-par for the weekend. NU led after each of the first two rounds and was the only team under par heading into the fin...

Letter to the Editor: Upstairs Cafe sends thank you to customers, supporters

Letter to the Editor: Upstairs Cafe sends thank you to customers, supporters

April 24, 2017
Filed under Latest Stories, Letters to Editor, Opinion

As we prepare to close our beloved Upstairs Cafe (located at the Central Street Metra station) this Friday, we'd like to humbly thank all of our customers and other Evanstonians for their support in our battle to stay open. Hundreds of people sent letters and made calls to Union Pacific on our behalf...

Pat Fitzgerald, Chris Collins to receive contract extensions, according to reports

Pat Fitzgerald, Chris Collins to receive contract extensions, according to reports

Cole Paxton, Sports Editor
April 24, 2017
Filed under Latest Stories, Sports

Football coach Pat Fitzgerald and men’s basketball coach Chris Collins have received contract extensions, according to ESPN reports published Monday. Fitzgerald received a 10-year extension, according to ESPN’s Brett McMurphy. Collins earned a “lengthy” extension, according to a separate report...

Captured: March for Science

Captured: March for Science

April 23, 2017
Filed under Captured: Photo Blog, Latest Stories, Multimedia

Welcome to The Daily’s photo blog: Captured. This will be a space for The Daily’s photographers to share their best work, including photos from weekend performances and events around the community. You can contact the photographers by [email protected] Thousands of students, educators and scientists gathered in downtown Chicago on Saturday to par...

McCormick professor creates 3D-printing materials using martian, lunar dust simulants

McCormick professor creates 3D-printing materials using martian, lunar dust simulants

Catherine Kim, Assistant Campus Editor
April 23, 2017
Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

McCormick Prof. Ramille Shah has developed a 3D-printing method using simulants of lunar and martian dust, which could be used for planet colonization. Shah said she has been working with her Tissue Engineering and Additive Manufacturing Laboratory to develop a 3D-painting process using materials...

Illinois Tool Works partners with NU to provide full ride STEM scholarship

Illinois Tool Works partners with NU to provide full ride STEM scholarship

Anna Laffrey, Reporter
April 23, 2017
Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Illinois Tool Works has created a partnership with Northwestern to provide a full ride scholarship to a Chicago Public Schools student pursuing a degree in science, technology, engineering or mathematics. The scholarship is funded by a $1.5 million endowment created by ITW, and will be awarded to...

Former aldermanic candidate Alex Morgan seeks to increase voter turnout, improve local politics

Former aldermanic candidate Alex Morgan seeks to increase voter turnout, improve local politics

Amelia Langas, Reporter
April 23, 2017
Filed under City, Latest Stories, Top City Stories

When he moved to Evanston’s 3rd Ward after teaching kindergarten in Milwaukee, Alex Morgan said he found it difficult to reach his alderman outside of the annual town hall meeting. Morgan said this “void” in accessibility inspired him to launch his campaign for 3rd Ward alderman, which focused...

Softball: Northwestern honors seniors with 3 wins against Purdue

Softball: Northwestern honors seniors with 3 wins against Purdue

Evan Augeri, Reporter
April 23, 2017
Filed under Latest Stories, Softball, Sports

Softball Northwestern celebrated Senior Weekend by sweeping Purdue, climbing two spots in the Big Ten standings and extending its win streak to four games. The Wildcats (20-23, 7-9 Big Ten) continued their march toward a .500 record by playing aggressive offense and composed defense against the Boi...

Men’s Tennis: Newcomers shine as Wildcats close season with 2-1 weekend

Men’s Tennis: Newcomers shine as Wildcats close season with 2-1 weekend

Garrett Jochnau, Reporter
April 23, 2017
Filed under Latest Stories, Men's Tennis, Sports

Men's Tennis Northwestern’s acclaimed senior trio was honored after Sunday’s win against Penn State, but it was the Wildcats’ younger contributors who shined in the team’s final regular season matches. On Friday, freshman Dominik Starý recorded the lone win for No. 21 NU (20-9, 7-4 Big...

Lacrosse: Esposito scores 5 goals as Northwestern routs Rutgers

Lacrosse: Esposito scores 5 goals as Northwestern routs Rutgers

Ben Pope, Assistant Sports Editor
April 23, 2017
Filed under Lacrosse, Latest Stories, Sports

Lacrosse Needing a win to clinch a spot in the Big Ten Tournament and guarantee the .500-or-better record needed to qualify for the NCAA Tournament, Northwestern’s Saturday game against Rutgers carried massive implications. “This was huge,” senior attacker Christina Esposito said. “We sai...