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How Evanston K-12 schools enforce Title IX

How Evanston K-12 schools enforce Title IX

Maddy Daum, Assistant City Editor

March 6, 2019


Filed under City, Education, Latest Stories

In Evanston/Skokie School District 65 and Evanston Township High School District 202, Title IX requires that students have the resources to report misconduct in relation to gender. Enacted in 1972, Title IX bars gender discrimination or exclusion in federally-funded programs, which includes District...

Rapid Recap: Northwestern 68, Ohio State 50

Rapid Recap: Northwestern 68, Ohio State 50

Andrew Golden, Assistant Sports Editor

March 6, 2019


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

Men's Basketball When your opponent shoots 14 percent in the first half, it normally means you are doing something right. Whatever that something was, it helped Northwestern break the 10-game losing streak that has put them at the bottom of the Big Ten. The Wildcats (13-17, 4-15 Big Ten) avenge...

Officers at Evanston Township High School now equipped with body cameras

Officers at Evanston Township High School now equipped with body cameras

Clare Proctor, Assistant City Editor

March 6, 2019


Filed under City, Crime, Education, Latest Stories, Local, Politics, Top Stories

Student resource police officers at Evanston Township High School are now equipped with body cameras, according to a February intergovernmental agreement between the ETHS/District 202 School Board and the Evanston City Council. The agreement stipulates that the two uniformed officers assigned to...

Softball: Northwestern searching for stability in leadoff spot ahead of Oklahoma tournament

Softball: Northwestern searching for stability in leadoff spot ahead of Oklahoma tournament

Benjamin Rosenberg, Assistant Sports Editor

March 6, 2019


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

Softball For the last four years, no one asked who was going to lead off for Northwestern. Sabrina Rabin was as pure a leadoff hitter as it gets, finishing her career second in program history in stolen bases, second in runs scored, third in hits and fourth in batting average. With Rabin graduati...

Q&A: Medill freshman publishes first book about communicating with autistic brother

Q&A: Medill freshman publishes first book about communicating with autistic brother

Eunice Lee, Reporter

March 6, 2019


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Latest Stories, Literature

A&E Lia Assimakopoulos wants to give a voice to the silent. As the older sister of a non-speaking autistic teen, the Medill freshman wrote her first book about her brother and other children who struggle with verbal communication, and the discovery of a new form of dialogue that has helped them....

Intuit showcases non-verbal artist’s life’s work

Intuit showcases non-verbal artist’s life’s work

Aaron Wang, Reporter

March 6, 2019


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Latest Stories, Visual Arts

A&E On a scrap of paper, a cluster of humans and humanoids wiggle and wave in chaos. Their open mouths are frozen mid-shout, but their creator, Susan Te Kahurangi King, hasn’t spoken a word in over 50 years. The New Zealand-based artist’s work will be on display at The Center For Intuit...

Blotter: Wallet stolen from Sketchbook Brewing Co. in Evanston

Clare Proctor, Assistant City Editor

March 6, 2019


Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

An Evanston resident reported that her wallet had been stolen from her coat pocket while she was at Sketchbook Brewing Company, 821 Chicago Ave., Tuesday evening. The woman received a notification from her bank that her account had been frozen because of a $600 charge to her credit card at the Target...

Gutierrez: Navigating spring break plans as a queer person

Gutierrez: Navigating spring break plans as a queer person

A. Pallas Gutierrez, Columnist

March 6, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, Opinion

As spring break approaches, many students are excitedly discussing their travel plans, whether they’re going home or abroad. But for queer students, that excitement can sometimes be undercut by fear. Traveling while queer often isn’t easy, both inside and outside the United States. Newer travel...

Mendelson: ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ shows the nuances of sexual assault well

Mendelson: ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ shows the nuances of sexual assault well

Rachel Mendelson, Op-Ed Contributor

March 6, 2019


Filed under Contributors, Latest Stories, Opinion

This article discusses sexual assault and contains spoilers for the Feb. 28, 2019 “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” episode “He Said, She Said.” The NBC show “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” is no stranger to addressing social issues: It has already tackled racial profiling, LGBTQ experiences and police corrupti...

Letter to the Editor: Extracurriculars are not just resume bullets

Letter to the Editor: Extracurriculars are not just resume bullets

March 6, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, Letters to Editor, Opinion

While I agree with many points within Alexandra Huang’s column regarding the organic nature of opportunities in life at Northwestern and beyond, I am struck by how indicative this column is of the level at which activities on campus have been co-opted by pre-professionalism. Extracurriculars at Nor...

From Belize to Belgium: The past, present and uncertain future of the Wildcat GeoGame

From Belize to Belgium: The past, present and uncertain future of the Wildcat GeoGame

Alex Schwartz, Print Managing Editor

March 6, 2019


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Top Stories

It was a day that would go down in Northwestern history: On Jan. 13, the Wildcat GeoGame mixed up Belize and Belgium. The game’s question for that day asked Northwestern students to identify Belize on a map, but players across campus were shocked to find that upon clicking the correct Central ...

Evanston’s Bookends & Beginnings to start used book buyback program

Evanston’s Bookends & Beginnings to start used book buyback program

Sneha Dey, Assistant City Editor

March 6, 2019


Filed under City, Latest Stories

Nina Barrett (Medill ‘87) wants Northwestern students to find a literary haven in her bookstore, Bookends & Beginnings, but she knows how expensive books can be. Barrett hopes the store’s new used book buyback program will alleviate this cost burden and engage student readers. Bookends &...