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Women’s Tennis: Northwestern falls to its first unranked team this year

Women’s Tennis: Northwestern falls to its first unranked team this year

Charlie Goldsmith, Sports Editor

February 18, 2019


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

Women's Tennis No. 11 Northwestern split a pair of matches this weekend, defeating Baylor 5-2 at home Friday before falling to Georgia Tech by the same score two days later. In both matches, the Wildcats (5-4) won the doubles point, but after four singles players had a victory in their contest ...

Tackling the Draft – Episode One: Roller Coaster

Daily Sports Staff

February 18, 2019


Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Multimedia, Sports, Tackling the Draft, Top Stories, Video

In the first episode of The Daily’s new documentary series “Tackling the Draft,” Jordan Thompson discusses his recovery efforts after his injury when playing against Ohio State.

Baseball: Wildcats exact revenge on Golden Bears but lose series to BYU

Baseball: Wildcats exact revenge on Golden Bears but lose series to BYU

Peter Warren, Web Editor

February 17, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Latest Stories, Sports

Baseball The last time Northwestern and California played each other, the Wildcats were thoroughly thrashed, getting outscored 59-5 over a four-game home series in 2016 — Spencer Allen’s first season in charge. Going into Sunday’s matchup, that 2016 stretch was on NU’s (2-2) mind. And, afte...

Augustine: The NFL should stop placing success over women’s wellbeing

Augustine: The NFL should stop placing success over women’s wellbeing

Kathryn Augustine, Op-Ed Contributor

February 17, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, Opinion

In November of 2018, TMZ Sports released graphic surveillance video of then-Kansas City Chiefs running back Kareem Hunt shoving a 19-year-old woman, Abigail Ottinger, in the hallway of a Cleveland hotel. Problematic yet predictable, Hunt was neither charged nor arrested the night of the incident. ...

Lacrosse: Wildcats win twice in high-scoring affairs

Lacrosse: Wildcats win twice in high-scoring affairs

Karim Noorani, Reporter

February 17, 2019


Filed under Lacrosse, Latest Stories, Sports

Lacrosse Exactly 364 days later, Northwestern (3-0) avenged its failed comeback against Duke (2-1). Hope seemed lost for the No. 6 Wildcats many times during Sunday’s 21-20 win over the No. 16 Blue Devils. NU fell down by five goals before rallying back to take the lead in the opening minut...

Buchaniec: We don’t have room for a product made to last forever

Buchaniec: We don’t have room for a product made to last forever

Catherine Buchaniec, Assistant Design Editor

February 17, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, Opinion

This is the first in a series about sustainability at Northwestern University in light of the 2018 UN Intergovernmental Climate Report. In the report, scientists concluded that greenhouse gas pollution must be eliminated by 2050 to mitigate the major effects of climate change. This past October,...

Women’s Basketball: Northwestern falls 61-58 to Purdue on last-second shot

Women’s Basketball: Northwestern falls 61-58 to Purdue on last-second shot

Andrew Golden, Assistant Sports Editor

February 17, 2019


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

Women's Basketball The last time Northwestern played Purdue, the Boilermakers got ahead by as many as 13 points before the Wildcats made a furious comeback. In the end, sophomore guard Lindsey Pulliam missed the shot that would’ve put NU ahead, and Purdue narrowly escaped with a three-point v...

Report places University President Morton Schapiro on shortlist for next USC president

Report places University President Morton Schapiro on shortlist for next USC president

Alan Perez and Elizabeth Byrne

February 17, 2019


Filed under Administration, Campus, Diversity and Inclusion, Latest Stories, Top Stories

University President Morton Schapiro is on the short list for the University of Southern California’s next president, according to a report by 247Sports affiliate USCFootball.com, a role the school has been slow to fill since its embattled chief executive stepped down more than six months ago. USC’s...

Wrestling: Northwestern beats No. 24 Illinois in second Big Ten win of the season

Wrestling: Northwestern beats No. 24 Illinois in second Big Ten win of the season

Greg Svirnovskiy, Reporter

February 17, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Wrestling

Wrestling The message was clear. In the immediate aftermath of Northwestern’s 25-12 win over No. 24 Illinois, senior Zack Chakonis wanted one thing known: Don’t mess with Jersey. Of the seven Wildcats wrestlers who won matches Friday, three of them are from New Jersey: sophomore Sebastia...

Northwestern professor’s new book explores US empire, overseas territories

Northwestern professor’s new book explores US empire, overseas territories

Aaron Boxerman, Reporter

February 17, 2019


Filed under Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories

Most Americans think they know what their country looks like: a union of states stretching from sea to shining sea, said history Prof. Daniel Immerwahr. But, as he argues in his new book, it’s not so straightforward. Immerwahr has spent the last few years writing his latest book, “How to Hide...

Evanston Art Center exhibits explore industrial design in new series

Evanston Art Center exhibits explore industrial design in new series

Sneha Dey, Assistant City Editor

February 17, 2019


Filed under Arts and Technology (City), City, Latest Stories, Local

Artist Karl Johnson said people do not stop to look at the Earth enough. “We put blinders on ourselves,” Johnson said. In his work featured as part of a new series at the Evanston Art Center, Johnson built sculptures to resemble natural elements using “discarded” industrial materials from...

Student-run startup CatsWork brings free career recruitment resources to NU students

Student-run startup CatsWork brings free career recruitment resources to NU students

Pranav Baskar, Assistant Campus Editor

February 17, 2019


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Student Groups, Top Stories

A new startup called CatsWork, headed by two NU undergraduates, is aiming to ease NU students’ career transitions by equipping them with tailored resources to navigate the career recruitment process. The organization, based in The Garage, was started by Weinberg junior Vincent Park and McCormick...