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Senate votes on several items from grand bargain package

Senate votes on several items from grand bargain package

Nora Shelly, City Editor
March 1
Filed under City, Latest Stories, Politics

Illinois state senators voted Tuesday on several measures included in a “grand bargain” package of bills intended to end the state budget impasse. It was the first of several days of voting on the bills, which include measures to raise the income tax and increase and institute pension reform....

Robin Rue Simmons, Carolyn Murray moving on in 5th Ward race

Robin Rue Simmons, Carolyn Murray moving on in 5th Ward race

Kristina Karisch, Assistant City Editor
March 1
Filed under City, Latest Stories, Politics

Robin Rue Simmons and Carolyn Murray will be moving on to the general election in April for the 5th Ward aldermanic race. Simmons and Murray received the highest number of votes in the primary, carrying just over 50 percent and 21 percent of the vote respectively. Carlis Sutton, who received over...

Alderman candidates discuss safety, relations with Northwestern during 1st Ward forum

Catherine Kim, Reporter
March 1
Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

Ald. Judy Fiske (1st) and challenger Lee Cabot (Kellogg ‘86) debated town-gown relations, Sheridan Road safety and communication with residents during a 1st Ward aldermanic forum Tuesday. The forum, hosted by Associated Student Government and moderated by The Daily, focused on issues and policies...

ETHS student group promoting racial equality looks to expand impact

ETHS student group promoting racial equality looks to expand impact

Ryan Wangman, Assistant City Editor
March 1
Filed under City, Education, Latest Stories

After five years of facilitating discussions on race at Evanston Township High School, Students Organized Against Racism is looking to expand its impact on younger students. ETHS junior Sofia Garcia said SOAR is trying to get a mentorship program off the ground to pair incoming freshmen with upperclassmen...

Police Blotter: UPS package stolen from apartment lobby

Kristina Karisch, Assistant City Editor
March 1
Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Local

A package delivered to an apartment complex in south Evanston on Monday appears to have been stolen by a fellow resident. The UPS package was scheduled for delivery at 9:59 a.m., Evanston police Cmdr. Joseph Dugan said. When the resident, a 27-year-old woman, went to pick up the package in the lobby...

Men’s Basketball: Pressure grows as Vic Law, Northwestern prepare for Michigan

Men’s Basketball: Pressure grows as Vic Law, Northwestern prepare for Michigan

Ben Pope, Reporter
March 1
Filed under Latest Stories, Men's Basketball, Sports

Men's Basketball Vic Law pulled away, reluctantly, from the first drill of practice to speak to the media Tuesday. Before completing his first thought, he stepped away to pick up a loose ball and toss it back to junior guard Bryant McIntosh. With two crucial games left in the regular season an...

Captured: Best of Winter Quarter

Captured: Best of Winter Quarter

March 1
Filed under Captured: Photo Blog, Latest Stories, Multimedia

Welcome to The Daily’s photo blog: Captured. This will be a space to share photos by The Daily’s staff as well as photos from members of our community. Students can submit entries to be considered from their classes, vacation or just from around NU by emailing [email protected] Winter Quarter is nearly over. Here are The Daily’s best phot...

Two sophomores appointed as first female president, executive vice president of Wildside in more than six years

Two sophomores appointed as first female president, executive vice president of Wildside in more than six years

Ally Mauch, Reporter
March 1
Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Student Groups

Emily Harriott and Maddy Fisher have been named the first female president and executive vice president of student group Wildside, the student section of Northwestern Athletics, in more than six years to start at the beginning of Spring Quarter. Harriott, a Communication sophomore, and Fisher, a Weinberg...

Men’s Tennis: No. 16 Northwestern to kick off Big Ten play against No. 23 Illinois

Men’s Tennis: No. 16 Northwestern to kick off Big Ten play against No. 23 Illinois

Aidan Markey, Assistant Sports Editor
March 1
Filed under Latest Stories, Men's Tennis, Sports

Men's Tennis Fifteen games into the 2017 season, the Wildcats have experienced both lofty highs and crushing lows, the latter defining their recent stretch. This weekend, they’ll look to reach another peak. No. 16 Northwestern (11-5) will travel to No. 23 Illinois (6-4, 1-0 Big Ten) on Frida...

Robin Rue Simmons, Carolyn Murray moving on in 5th Ward race

Robin Rue Simmons, Carolyn Murray moving on in 5th Ward race

Nora Shelly, City Editor
February 28
Filed under City, Latest Stories, Politics

Robin Rue Simmons received the highest number of votes in the 5th Ward primary race Tuesday evening. With all four precincts in the ward reporting, Simmons earned just over 50 percent of the vote, with 366 votes. Carolyn Murray followed, with 21 percent. Simmons and Murray will move on to the general...

Humanitarians address Syrian healthcare system, refugee crisis in discussion

Humanitarians address Syrian healthcare system, refugee crisis in discussion

Jane Yun, Reporter
February 28
Filed under Campus, Events, Latest Stories

In a roundtable discussion organized by Northwestern GlobeMed on Monday, local humanitarian leaders discussed the current state of the Syrian refugee crisis and urged students to take action by spreading awareness and volunteering. Dr. Mufaddal Hamadeh, a board member of the humanitarian non-profit...

ASG president wins national scholarship for environment, sustainability work

ASG president wins national scholarship for environment, sustainability work

Yvonne Kim, Assistant Campus Editor
February 28
Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Student Government

Associated Student Government president Christina Cilento became the 18th Northwestern student to win the national collegiate Luce scholarship, in recognition for her work surrounding climate change. The SESP senior — who is minoring in environmental policy and culture — is one of 18 students...