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Women’s Basketball: Top assistant Sides resigns from Northwestern

Women’s Basketball: Top assistant Sides resigns from Northwestern

Cole Paxton, Copy Chief

November 17, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Top Sports Stories, Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball Christie Sides, Northwestern’s associate head coach, resigned just before the season began to take a WNBA job, head coach Joe McKeown said Thursday. Before the Wildcats’ 88-70 win over Oakland, an athletic department spokesman said Sides had resigned. McKeown confirmed ...

Women’s Soccer: Wildcats aim to reach second consecutive Sweet 16 at UCLA

Women’s Soccer: Wildcats aim to reach second consecutive Sweet 16 at UCLA

Charlie Goldsmith, Reporter

November 17, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Top Sports Stories, Women's Soccer

Women’s Soccer Kassidy Gorman remembers when Northwestern was at the bottom, when winning in the NCAA Tournament wasn’t the baseline. When she was recruited, the Wildcats had one of the worst records in the Big Ten, but coach Michael Moynihan told her she would see the program rise. Moyn...

Men’s Swimming: Northwestern suits up for TYR Invitational

Men’s Swimming: Northwestern suits up for TYR Invitational

Lexie Modeas, Reporter

November 17, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Swimming & Diving

Swimming and Diving Northwestern will host the annual TYR Invitational this weekend, the last meet of its fall season. Eight teams will travel to Evanston to compete, including Big Ten rival Michigan State and crosstown foes Illinois-Chicago and Illinois State. The Wildcats (3-6, 0-1 Big Ten) won ...

Evanston Police Department revives mentorship program after nearly 30 years

Evanston Police Department revives mentorship program after nearly 30 years

Christopher Vazquez, Reporter

November 17, 2017


Filed under City, Latest Stories, Police

Two generations before 15-year-old Kyla Guzman walked into the Evanston Fire Department Headquarters on Thursday evening, her grandfather worked as a police officer in Chicago, she said. Now, Kyla Guzman says she is considering a career in law enforcement herself. Her next step in the process is the...

Gelman: Mediocre Big Ten West leaves Northwestern playing boring games

Gelman: Mediocre Big Ten West leaves Northwestern playing boring games

Max Gelman, Reporter

November 16, 2017


Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

There’s something different about Northwestern football this fall. Even as the Wildcats put together one of their best campaigns ever, I’ve been bothered by something missing. Could it be just a typical blase senior attitude on my part? Or might I be dreading the eventual graduation of Justin Jackson? Alas,...

Local businesses express frustration with Fountain Square construction

Local businesses express frustration with Fountain Square construction

Julia Esparza, Reporter

November 16, 2017


Filed under Business, City, Latest Stories, Top City Stories, Top Stories

As construction on Fountain Square lags behind schedule, nearby Evanston businesses expressed concern with the loss of customers and possibility of closure. City officials initially projected the renovation would be complete by December, but a series of weather and coordination issues have led to...

Football: Athletic director Jim Phillips talks overtime games, bowl slots

Football: Athletic director Jim Phillips talks overtime games, bowl slots

Daily Sports Staff

November 16, 2017


Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

Football The Daily’s sports desk sat down with athletic director Jim Phillips this week and discussed Northwestern football. Below are some of Phillips’ thoughts on the No. 23 Wildcats. His answers have been edited for length and clarity. The Daily: You didn’t wear a jacket at the Purdue ga...

NU donation to Evanston to go toward facility improvements, youth job training

NU donation to Evanston to go toward facility improvements, youth job training

Amelia Langas, Assistant City Editor

November 16, 2017


Filed under City, Latest Stories

Northwestern donated $1 million to Evanston’s Good Neighbor Fund for the third year in a row to help support some municipal projects and services, the city announced in a Thursday news release. The money will go to facility and park improvements, paramedic services and youth job training, the release...

Blotter: Evanston man arrested in connection with criminal trespass at EPL

Sophie Mann, Reporter

November 16, 2017


Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

An Evanston resident was arrested Wednesday in connection with criminal trespass in downtown Evanston. Officers were dispatched to the Evanston Public Library, 1703 Orrington Ave., for a disturbance, Evanston police Cmdr. Joseph Dugan said. The man involved had been banned from the library Monday...

Football: Confident Skowronek emerges as Thorson’s favorite receiving target

Football: Confident Skowronek emerges as Thorson’s favorite receiving target

Ben Pope, Reporter

November 16, 2017


Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

Football Asked at Big Ten Media Days in July about his relationship with receiver Ben Skowronek, Clayton Thorson said they’d “gotten close.” Thorson wasn’t kidding. Not only had the duo grown close on the field, working together four to five days a week this spring and summer, but jus...

Men’s Basketball: Creighton edges Northwestern despite Law’s career day

Men’s Basketball: Creighton edges Northwestern despite Law’s career day

Ben Pope, Reporter

November 16, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, Men's Basketball, Sports, Top Sports Stories

Men's Basketball ROSEMONT — Vic Law dropped a career-high 30 points, Bryant McIntosh discovered his midseason form and Northwestern staged an epic mid-game comeback from 15 points down. For the first time this season, there was exciting basketball being played in the cavernous confines of Allstat...

Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life assistant director to leave for UChicago

Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life assistant director to leave for UChicago

Catherine Kim, Development and Recruitment Editor

November 16, 2017


Filed under Campus, Greek, Latest Stories, Top Campus Stories

Karen Pryor, assistant director of the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life, will leave her position at the end of November to accept a new job at the University of Chicago, according to an email obtained by The Daily. Pryor, who declined to comment, currently advises the Panhellenic Association...