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Alice Millar Chapel organ continues 54-year legacy

Alice Millar Chapel organ continues 54-year legacy

Melanie Lust, Reporter

August 13, 2018


Filed under Campus, Facilities, Latest Stories, Top Campus Stories

When visitors from across the globe walk into the Alice Millar Chapel at 1870 Sheridan Road, they are immediately welcome by wall-to-wall stained glass installations. The designs are among the most well-known on Northwestern’s campus and illuminate the central aisle of the chapel with rainbow light. But...

Alec Klein no longer at NU following harassment allegations

Alec Klein no longer at NU following harassment allegations

Kristina Karisch and Ally Mauch

August 10, 2018


Filed under Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories, Top Campus Stories, Top Stories

Alec Klein, the former director of the Medill Justice Project, is no longer employed by Northwestern University following harassment allegations and an investigation into his behavior, according to a Friday email from interim associate vice president for equity Sarah Wake obtained by The Daily. Klein...

Football: Ryan Fieldhouse sparkles, but its ability to attract recruits is up for debate

Football: Ryan Fieldhouse sparkles, but its ability to attract recruits is up for debate

Drew Schott, Reporter

August 9, 2018


Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports, Top Sports Stories, Top Stories

Football Khalid Jones, a three-star linebacker from South Carolina, signed his national letter of intent to play football for Northwestern in December. Jones, who enrolled at NU the next month, said he chose the school over programs like Wisconsin and Tennessee because of its academics and foot...

Northwestern students join crowd in Grant Park for Lollapalooza 2018

Northwestern students join crowd in Grant Park for Lollapalooza 2018

Elizabeth Byrne, Summer Editor

August 9, 2018


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

As many Chicago locals and visitors outfitted themselves in their finest basketball jerseys and covered themselves in glitter for Lollapalooza, spotted among the festival crowd were a few Northwestern students. The four-day festival in Grant Park attracted an estimated 430,000 festival attendees according...

Evanston farmers market vendor Kombucha Brava opens taproom on Custer Avenue

Evanston farmers market vendor Kombucha Brava opens taproom on Custer Avenue

Andrea Michelson, Assistant Summer Editor

August 8, 2018


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

Regina Sant’Anna self-identifies as a “farmers market chaser.” She seeks out farmers markets in every city she visits, and has shopped at the local market in Evanston for years. This summer, she is experiencing the Downtown Evanston farmers market from the other side of the table selling home-brewed...

One year after hurricanes, University spearheads arts development project in Puerto Rico

One year after hurricanes, University spearheads arts development project in Puerto Rico

Ally Mauch, Summer Managing Editor

August 7, 2018


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

Northwestern is leading a two-year arts development project in Puerto Rico funded by a $500,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, a University news release said. The Puerto Rican Arts Development initiative will involve ten emerging and ten established artists from the island. The project...

Lollapalooza 2018: A conversation with Evanston-born artist Femdot

Lollapalooza 2018: A conversation with Evanston-born artist Femdot

Ally Mauch, Summer Managing Editor

August 5, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Latest Stories, Music, Top Stories

In his early performance at Lollapalooza’s American Eagle stage Saturday, Femdot brought all the energy. Fresh off releasing his album “Delacreme 2” and graduating from DePaul University with a biology degree in the spring, the Evanston-born and Chicago-raised hip hop artist performed for a sma...

Despite summer and email, NU mailroom busy as ever

Despite summer and email, NU mailroom busy as ever

Andrew Rowan, Reporter

August 3, 2018


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Top Campus Stories

Directly from the Evanston post office, clerk Christine Borchers lugged a flatbed cart with a four-foot high pile of letters and packages into Northwestern’s mailroom. The two waiting clerks sprung into the organized chaos of sorting the new delivery. Receiving 63,000 to 97,000 pieces of mail per...

Football: Scouting every game on Northwestern’s 2018 schedule

Football: Scouting every game on Northwestern’s 2018 schedule

Joseph Wilkinson, Digital Projects Editor

August 2, 2018


Filed under Football, Gameday, Latest Stories, Sports, Top Sports Stories, Top Stories

Football Coming off a 10-3 season that featured an eight-game winning streak to end the season, Northwestern faces with an uncertain future as it heads into 2018. Senior quarterback Clayton Thorson’s progress from his ACL surgery is the big storyline, but the Wildcats also lost the leading rusher...

Obama endorses Pritzker, Stratton, in gubernatorial race

Obama endorses Pritzker, Stratton, in gubernatorial race

Kristina Karisch, Summer Web Editor

August 2, 2018


Filed under City, Latest Stories, Politics, Top City Stories, Top Stories

Former president Barack Obama has endorsed Democratic gubernatorial candidate J.B. Pritzker and his running mate Juliana Stratton ahead of November’s midterm elections. Obama tweeted out a list of endorsements on Wednesday, expressing his support for candidates in a number of states, in both statewide and national...

Lollapalooza 2018: Who to see and what to eat

Lollapalooza 2018: Who to see and what to eat

Ally Mauch, Summer Managing Editor

August 1, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Latest Stories, Music, Top Stories

Lollapalooza is an essential Chicago-area experience — four days of crowded trains, blistering August heat and all the music, food and fun you could ever wish for. The music festival will once again take over Grant Park this weekend, Thursday through Sunday. Here is your guide to Lollapalooza 2018: Who to see ...

University names new director for community relations

University names new director for community relations

Ally Mauch, Summer Managing Editor

August 1, 2018


Filed under Administration, Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories, Top Campus Stories

Dave Davis will serve as the new executive director for neighborhood and community relations, the University announced in a Wednesday news release. Davis, who currently works in the Northwestern government relations office as the director of state and local relations, will begin in his new role September...