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Football: Northwestern to offer free tickets, transportation to undergrads for Big Ten Championship Game

Football: Northwestern to offer free tickets, transportation to undergrads for Big Ten Championship Game

Ella Brockway, Reporter

November 12, 2018


Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports, Top Stories

The athletic department will offer free tickets and transportation for undergraduate students who want to attend the Big Ten Championship Game on Dec. 1 in Indianapolis, athletic department spokesman Paul Kennedy told The Daily at a news conference on Monday. Undergraduate students will receive an...

Castillo: The Saudi monarchy can’t buy our dignity

Rodrigo Castillo, Op-Ed Contributor

November 11, 2018


Filed under Contributors, Latest Stories, Opinion

After news broke last Tuesday that several U.S. colleges and universities, including Northwestern University, received more than $350 million from the Saudi government or its institutions, NU announced it would ask its faculty to reconsider its relationship with Saudi Arabia. NU received $14.4 million...

Aldermen to discuss revised budget proposal, possible property tax increase

Aldermen to discuss revised budget proposal, possible property tax increase

Kristina Karisch, City Editor

November 11, 2018


Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Top City Stories

A two percent property tax hike and no general wage increases for city employees are both items on an updated budget proposal that aldermen will discuss at Monday’s City Council meeting. The revised budget — which follows about a month of deliberation among residents, aldermen and city officials...

Thuillier: Revoking Jim Acosta’s press credentials is a gross overstep

Marcus Thuillier, Op-Ed Contributor

November 11, 2018


Filed under Contributors, Latest Stories, Opinion

Last Thursday, the White House showed once again that they are tiptoeing the line between democracy and authoritarianism. After a heated exchange between Trump and CNN’s Jim Acosta, a White House aide was ordered to take away Acosta’s microphone and the White House announced it had revoked the...

Men’s Basketball: Northwestern prepares for game against American

Men’s Basketball: Northwestern prepares for game against American

Peter Warren, Sports Editor

November 11, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Men's Basketball, Sports

Men's Basketball When Lamont Berzat hit a layup with 15:18 left in the second half to cut New Orleans deficit to five points against Northwestern on Thursday, it appeared the Wildcats were going to play in another grudge match to start the year. “I remember last year we played a (Loyola Ma...

Protestors organize against golf course easement proposal

Protestors organize against golf course easement proposal

Clare Proctor, Assistant City Editor

November 11, 2018


Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Top City Stories

Golfers, dog walkers and local residents rallied on the 10th hole of the Canal Shores Golf Course just north of Evanston to protest plans to pave a road in a section of the course. The Dick Keefe Development Corporation is seeking an easement from the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District board...

Football: Northwestern cops 2020 quarterback commit

Andrew Golden, Assistant Sports Editor

November 11, 2018


Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

Football On Sunday, three-star quarterback Aidan Atkinson announced his commitment to Northwestern, its first commit in the Class of 2020. Atkinson, a junior from Fairview High School in Colorado, also had offers from Boise State, Colorado, Ole Miss and South Carolina, but ultimately chose the ...

Women’s Basketball: Wildcats use balanced attack to rout No. 21 Duke

Women’s Basketball: Wildcats use balanced attack to rout No. 21 Duke

Benjamin Rosenberg, Copy Chief

November 11, 2018


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

Women's Basketball Northwestern christened the new Welsh-Ryan Arena in style Sunday, racing out to an early lead and not looking back in an 84-58 blowout of No. 21 Duke. The Wildcats (2-0) got big contributions from up and down the lineup, with four players scoring in double figures. Sophomor...

Buchaniec: A new hope for climate change

Catherine Buchaniec, Columnist

November 11, 2018


Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

Last Tuesday, America put its left foot in front of its right for the first time since the 2010 midterm election: Democrats took back control of the House of Representatives. For those who live on this planet and who will most likely be alive in 2040, this change in power is a glimmer of hope. During...

Volleyball: Northwestern loses to Penn State, beats Rutgers in first games at reopened Welsh-Ryan

Volleyball: Northwestern loses to Penn State, beats Rutgers in first games at reopened Welsh-Ryan

Charlie Goldsmith, Sports Social Media Editor

November 11, 2018


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

Volleyball While coach Shane Davis said he tells his players to approach the biggest points of a set as aggressively as the rest, freshman Michelle Lee and sophomore Nia Robinson said they could not disagree more. After losing 3-0 to Penn State (20-5, 11-4 Big Ten) on Friday in the team’s o...

Blotter: Wallet stolen while woman ate at restaurant

Cameron Cook, Assistant Campus Editor

November 11, 2018


Filed under City, Latest Stories, Police, Top City Stories

Evanston Police Department officers Thursday afternoon responded to a report of a theft at Sashimi Sashimi in downtown Evanston. A 53-year-old Evanton resident told officers that, upon receiving a fraud alert from her credit card company, she found her wallet missing, said Evanston police communications...

Women’s Soccer: Northwestern season ends in a way no one expected

Women’s Soccer: Northwestern season ends in a way no one expected

Charlie Goldsmith, Sports Social Media Editor

November 11, 2018


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

Women’s Soccer When coach Michael Moynihan was hired to coach Northwestern in 2011, he brought a vision for how the program would play and how much success it would have. Then, over the last seven years, he built one of the strongest defenses in the country and advanced to the second round o...