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Students share favorite memories, lament impending Nevin’s closure

Students share favorite memories, lament impending Nevin’s closure

Joseph Wilkinson, Assistant Sports Editor

November 15, 2017


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Top Campus Stories

For many Northwestern students, there wasn’t another place in Evanston that better combined cheap alcohol, intoxicated undergraduates and classic camaraderie like Tommy Nevin’s Pub. There’s a reason no one suggested World of Beer or the Celtic Knot as the next Thursday spot. “It was always...

Rapid Recap: Creighton 92, Northwestern 88

Rapid Recap: Creighton 92, Northwestern 88

Jonah Dylan, Sports Editor

November 15, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, Men's Basketball, Sports

Men's Basketball ROSEMONT — College basketball games usually involve teams playing defense, but nobody told Northwestern and Creighton that. The Bluejays (3-0) eventually bested the Wildcats (2-1) 92-88 in a game that at times felt like it would come down to whoever had the ball last. Neither defens...

Chicago poet speaks about relationship between work, social issues

Chicago poet speaks about relationship between work, social issues

Anamaria Sayre, Reporter

November 14, 2017


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

Poet Eve Ewing read her work to students Tuesday while explaining how it interacts with social issues and hopes to create safe spaces for people to share their stories. Ewing –– a sociologist, educator, social activist and avid Twitter user –– addressed an audience of about 35 in Lutkin Hall...

Alfaro: Goodnight Nevin’s, you will be missed

Alfaro: Goodnight Nevin’s, you will be missed

Mariana Alfaro, Opinion Editor

November 14, 2017


Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

We all knew it was going to happen. We were just waiting for the day. Tommy Nevin’s Pub will officially close its doors in a few weeks to make space for a fancy new building that will in no way resemble the grit and glory of Northwestern’s favorite bar. The departure of Nevin’s — which come...

Video: Locals ride historical ‘El’ train

The Daily Northwestern Video Desk

November 14, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, Multimedia, Video

On Nov. 4, a group of Evanston residents took a 1970s vintage-style train for a historical tour of Evanston and its adjacent regions.The three-hour-long tour was organized by the Evanston History Center. Video by Do Hun Yang

Biss talks gubernatorial campaign at Political Union, College Democrats town hall

Biss talks gubernatorial campaign at Political Union, College Democrats town hall

Meilynn Shi, Reporter

November 14, 2017


Filed under Campus, Events, Latest Stories, Speakers

Coming from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a doctorate in mathematics, state Sen. Daniel Biss (D-Evanston) thought he would spend the rest of his life teaching at a university. But when the United States went to war with Iraq in 2003, he said he could no longer stay in academia. “The...

Men’s Basketball: Despite win, Cats still plagued by early-season sloppy play

Men’s Basketball: Despite win, Cats still plagued by early-season sloppy play

Ben Pope, Reporter

November 14, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Latest Stories, Sports

Men's Basketball ROSEMONT — Northwestern’s record in the young 2017-18 season is a flawless 2-0, but its play on the floor has been anything but. The Wildcats turned the ball over 15 times in last Friday’s nerve-racking victory over Loyola Maryland, then one-upped — or, rather, two-upped...

Volleyball: Wildcats split weekend series in Michigan

Volleyball: Wildcats split weekend series in Michigan

Cassidy Jackson, Reporter

November 14, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Volleyball

Volleyball Northwestern left the state of Michigan with mixed emotions. The Wildcats (14-14, 4-12 Big Ten) kicked off their road trip on a high note with a five-set win over Michigan (17-11, 7-9) on Friday night, but failed to keep the ball rolling Saturday against No. 8 Michigan State (19-6, ...

Intercampus shuttles to offer free Wi-Fi next quarter

Intercampus shuttles to offer free Wi-Fi next quarter

Alan Perez, Reporter

November 13, 2017


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Intercampus shuttles will offer riders free internet connection as soon as Winter Quarter. Transportation and Parking Services employees are currently installing Wi-Fi on buses that primarily travel between Northwestern’s Evanston and Chicago campuses, transportation services manager Paul Merkey...

Blotter: Chicago man arrested in connection with aggravated assault

Jake Holland, Assistant City Editor

November 13, 2017


Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 56-year-old Chicago man was charged Saturday in south Evanston with aggravated assault. A 62-year-old Evanston man called police at around 12:55 p.m. Saturday after being stabbed in the neck, Evanston police Cmdr. Joseph Dugan said. The man told police that he and the Chicago man had gotten into...

Men’s Basketball: Wildcats cruise to nonconference victory over St. Peter’s

Men’s Basketball: Wildcats cruise to nonconference victory over St. Peter’s

Joseph Wilkinson, Assistant Sports Editor

November 13, 2017


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

Men's Basketball ROSEMONT — After a too-close-for-comfort victory over Loyola Maryland in its season opener, Northwestern took care of business in a 75-66 win Monday against St. Peter’s. The No. 20 Wildcats (2-0) forced a shot clock violation on their first defensive possession, and things did not get much better for the Peacocks offense from there. NU held the visitors to 38 percent shooting from the field in the first half. That defensive ...

University Police investigating ‘IT’S OKAY TO BE WHITE’ posters found in Crowe Hall

Maddie Burakoff, Assistant Campus Editor

November 13, 2017


Filed under Campus, Diversity and Inclusion, Latest Stories

University Police are investigating flyers found in Crowe Hall reading “IT’S OKAY TO BE WHITE,” deputy chief of police Gloria Graham told The Daily. Graham said in an email that an individual reported the posters after finding them on a bulletin board and deeming them “offensive.” UP currently...