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Letter to the Editor: For extra cash, NU should turn from endowment to high salaries

Letter to the Editor: For extra cash, NU should turn from endowment to high salaries

March 8, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, Opinion

Regarding your Jan. 17 article, "NU on track to balance budget in 2021 fiscal year:" Northwestern's president, provost and senior vice president of business and finance said they "deeply appreciate the spirit of shared sacrifice across this extraordinary university community which helps put us on a pat...

Fencing: Eleven Wildcats set to compete for NCAA Championships berths

Fencing: Eleven Wildcats set to compete for NCAA Championships berths

Stephen Council, Reporter

March 8, 2019


Filed under Fencing, Latest Stories, Sports

Fencing Maddy Curzon already has three strikes at the Midwest Regionals — in three consecutive years at this event she’s failed to qualify for the NCAA Championships. But the senior sabre is back on the big stage, along with 11 of her teammates, traveling to Notre Dame. Every fencer has on...

Lacrosse: Wildcats to face goliath Boston College

Lacrosse: Wildcats to face goliath Boston College

Karim Noorani, Reporter

March 7, 2019


Filed under Lacrosse, Latest Stories, Sports

Lacrosse It’s starting to look like just another season for No. 9 Northwestern. The Wildcats (4-2) have put up impressive performances versus middling teams such as Canisius and Louisville but failed, for the third straight time, to topple powerhouse North Carolina last week. Saturday night...

Blotter: Furniture, gardening tools, power tools stolen from residence

Clare Proctor, Assistant City Editor

March 7, 2019


Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

An Evanston resident reported Wednesday that $550 worth of home items was stolen from an alley behind his residence, located in the 800 block of Grey Avenue. The man set the items outside for movers to pick up, but within five minutes, he noticed they were missing, Evanston Police Department Cmdr....

Baseball: Northwestern looks for first series win of the season on the road against Missouri

Baseball: Northwestern looks for first series win of the season on the road against Missouri

Eric Rynston-Lobel, Reporter

March 7, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Latest Stories, Sports

Baseball For most teams, losing six of the first 10 games might not generate a ton of excitement. But for Northwestern, there is no shortage of confidence heading into this weekend’s series against Missouri. Having beaten strong programs in California, Duke and Georgia Tech, the Wildcats (4-6)...

Men’s Basketball: Joy in Mudville as Northwestern beats Ohio State

Men’s Basketball: Joy in Mudville as Northwestern beats Ohio State

Charlie Goldsmith, Sports Editor

March 7, 2019


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

Men's Basketball After 10 consecutive conference losses, even coach Chris Collins was injured. He said he wishes he had a story of getting hurt on the court, punching a whiteboard or striking the floor with such force that he started to bleed. He wishes it happened as he tried to light a fire under...

ASG passes legislation to revamp student group funding process, restructures leadership positions

ASG passes legislation to revamp student group funding process, restructures leadership positions

Atul Jalan, Reporter

March 7, 2019


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Student Government

Associated Student Government passed legislation to restructure the leadership of its student group funding process during a Wednesday Senate meeting. Student groups that receive ASG funding are currently divided into A-status and B-status organizations based on the amount of funding they’ve historically...

Men’s Basketball: Wildcats take advantage of Wesson-less Ohio State in first half en route to win

Men’s Basketball: Wildcats take advantage of Wesson-less Ohio State in first half en route to win

Ella Brockway, Copy Chief

March 7, 2019


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

Men's Basketball There were only 35 seconds in Wednesday’s game between Northwestern and Ohio State when the Wildcats didn’t hold the lead — the first 35 seconds. Senior forward Vic Law opened the matchup with a jumper from the top of the key as the shot clock hit zero to give NU an e...

The Big Ten is hiring its next commissioner. If he wants the job, NU’s Jim Phillips could reshape the next decade of college athletics.

The Big Ten is hiring its next commissioner. If he wants the job, NU’s Jim Phillips could reshape the next decade of college athletics.

Charlie Goldsmith, Sports Editor

March 7, 2019


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

What do you give the man who has everything? He has the second-highest salary of any NCAA Athletic Director, and an office with a stunning view of Lake Michigan. The building he spends his days in is part of a $265 million athletic facility that opened in 2018. The renovated Welsh-Ryan Arena was unveiled four months ago. The student athletes he represents graduate at a 98 percent rat...

Career advancement office sheds light on the pro-STEM bias, says that it’s a myth

Career advancement office sheds light on the pro-STEM bias, says that it’s a myth

Priyanshi Katare, Reporter

March 7, 2019


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Top Stories

Despite common perceptions among students that science, technology, engineering and mathematics majors are more likely to be hired, recent data shows that this may not be the case. Data collected by Northwestern Career Advancement over the past five years showed that non-STEM majors were equally...

SESP, Evanston schools expand collaboration to connect students with extracurriculars

SESP, Evanston schools expand collaboration to connect students with extracurriculars

Avi Varghese, Reporter

March 7, 2019


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

Northwestern’s School of Education and Social Policy is expanding its reach into the Evanston community by partnering with Evanston/Skokie School District 65 to help students access extracurriculars and online programs they might not know about otherwise. SESP and its Evanston partners identified...

In God we trust?: A Tale of Two Catholics

The Daily Northwestern

March 7, 2019


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

This article in its original form included the stories of two students and their experiences with Catholicism. The article has since been retracted because it did not meet The Daily’s editorial standards. The reporter had a misunderstanding with one of the students about the privacy of the content and ...