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Women’s Golf: An oral history of how Hannah Kim, Sarah Cho helped build a Northwestern powerhouse

Women’s Golf: An oral history of how Hannah Kim, Sarah Cho helped build a Northwestern powerhouse

Joseph Wilkinson, Digital Projects Editor

June 1, 2018


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

In their four years at Northwestern, Hannah Kim and Sarah Cho were part of the four best finishes in the history of the women’s golf program, including a second-place finish at the 2017 NCAA National Championships. Here, they tell their own story of why they came to Northwestern, how they helped bui...

Gelman: Northwestern has a messaging problem

Max Gelman, Reporter

June 1, 2018


Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Sports, Top Sports Stories

Early in my junior year, I acquired the nickname “Framps.” It’s a fairly innocuous nickname with a fairly innocuous origin. In the first few weeks of that Fall Quarter, I had repeatedly fallen asleep on the loveseat in my apartment, like many grandpas are wont to do. My roommates took careful...

Curtain Call: Erin Larner, Maddie Lipp prove hard work pays off

Curtain Call: Erin Larner, Maddie Lipp prove hard work pays off

Brett Haensel and Calvin Alexander

June 1, 2018


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

The dominant doubles duo of Erin Larner and Maddie Lipp that entered the NCAA Doubles Championships as the fourth-best pair in the country almost never existed. Coming into being after coach Claire Pollard paired the two together during their senior years, Lipp and Larner’s partnership was possible...

CTA, Pace share draft proposal of bus route changes

CTA, Pace share draft proposal of bus route changes

Syd Stone, City Editor

May 31, 2018


Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

Pace and the Chicago Transit Authority announced a draft proposal Wednesday for changes to the city’s transit service plan, aiming to supplement service that will be eliminated with the 205 Chicago/Golf Road CTA bus route, according to a city news release. In April, Pace and CTA announced a proposal...

City hosts panel of experts to discuss affordable housing strategies

City hosts panel of experts to discuss affordable housing strategies

Clare Proctor, Reporter

May 31, 2018


Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

A group of housing experts discussed different approaches to maintaining affordable housing in Evanston at a panel presentation Wednesday. The panel, hosted by the city, featured Al Weel, senior vice president of commercial real estate at Wintrust Bank; Tim Klont, vice president and manager of the...

Evanston Arts Council announces cultural fund grant awardees

Evanston Arts Council announces cultural fund grant awardees

Wilson Chapman, Reporter

May 31, 2018


Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

The Evanston Arts Council awarded grants to 12 recipients Friday as part of the 2018-19 cycle of its Cultural Fund Grant Program. According to a Friday news release from the Arts Council, the program’s funds were provided by the city, which distributed $30,000 in total to various awardees. Five...

NU professors, students working to create historical climate map of Midwest

NU professors, students working to create historical climate map of Midwest

Rachel Kupfer, Reporter

May 31, 2018


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Science & Technology

Picture the dirt at the bottom of a lake: It may seem slimy, squishy and unappealing. But for Earth and Planetary Sciences Prof. Yarrow Axford’s research team, that sediment is key to understanding the Midwest’s past climate, or “paleoclimate.” Peter Puleo, a Weinberg junior, has been...

Illinois House approves Equal Rights Amendment

Illinois House approves Equal Rights Amendment

Syd Stone, City Editor

May 31, 2018


Filed under City, Latest Stories, National, Top Stories

The Illinois House voted 72-45 on Wednesday to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment to the United States Constitution, becoming the 37th state to greenlight the amendment designed to guarantee equal rights for all citizens regardless of sex. The House vote follows an April vote by the Senate, and the...

WNUR announces full lineup for Dillo Day second stage

WNUR announces full lineup for Dillo Day second stage

Jonah Dylan, Campus Editor

May 31, 2018


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Student Entertainment

WNUR finished announcing Wednesday its lineup for the Nongshim America x WNUR stage during Dillo Day. The lineup includes rock band Guerilla Toss, rapper CupcakKe, DJ Jasmine Infiniti, metal artist VIOLENCE and Chicago-based quintet Dos Santos. Guerilla Toss was formed in 2010 in Boston. They’ve...

Friends remember Ananya Agrawal as humorous, caring

Friends remember Ananya Agrawal as humorous, caring

Alan Perez, Assistant Campus Editor

May 31, 2018


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

Humorous memories of Ananya Agrawal aren’t hard to come by. Agrawal once told a friend he was attending a baseball game “starring the Cubs.” A gym enthusiast, he once bought a shirt of a buff Willie the Wildcat below the word “Northchestern.” And while living in an apartment for the first...

NU community honors Ananya Agrawal at memorial

NU community honors Ananya Agrawal at memorial

Ally Mauch, Assistant Web Editor

May 31, 2018


Filed under Campus, Events, Instagram Posts, Latest Stories, Top Stories

Music filled Alice Millar Chapel on Wednesday evening as community members gathered in memory of Ananya Agrawal, a Weinberg senior who died Saturday night. More than 100 students, faculty, administrators, alumni and family members came to the memorial hosted by the Phi Mu Alpha music fraternity, which Agraw...

Water purification startup NUMiX wins VentureCat startup competition

Jonah Dylan, Campus Editor

May 31, 2018


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Science & Technology

Water purification startup NUMiX Materials won Northwestern startup competition VentureCat on May 23. The competition, originally founded as the Northwestern University Venture Challenge in 2007, now ends with a pitch competition in which $100,000 is awarded. NUMiX specializes in efficiently removing...