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Softball: Northwestern wins 3 of 4 at ACC/Big Ten Challenge on late comebacks

Softball: Northwestern wins 3 of 4 at ACC/Big Ten Challenge on late comebacks

Benjamin Rosenberg, Assistant Sports Editor

February 17, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, Softball, Sports

Softball Last season, Northwestern developed a habit of coming from behind late. Five times, the Wildcats trailed by multiple runs entering the seventh inning and won. NU (7-2) is starting to establish a similar identity this year. In the first game of the ACC/Big Ten Challenge on Friday in Chapel...

Pastries, warm bevies, Danish vocab: Downtown Evanston kicks off inaugural Hygge Fest

Pastries, warm bevies, Danish vocab: Downtown Evanston kicks off inaugural Hygge Fest

Ashley Capoot, Reporter

February 17, 2019


Filed under City, Latest Stories, Top Stories

In the back room of Bookends & Beginnings on Saturday, Evanston residents kicked off Downtown Evanston’s first-ever Hygge Fest, cozying up with warm beverages and practicing the pronunciation of the tricky Danish word. There is no direct English translation for hygge, but it encompasses the...

Evanston Police report 13 percent reduction in crashes on Ridge Avenue

Evanston Police report 13 percent reduction in crashes on Ridge Avenue

Catherine Henderson, City Editor

February 17, 2019


Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

The Evanston Police Department announced last week a 13 percent reduction in crashes on Ridge Avenue in 2018, following efforts from the city and the EPD to reduce danger on the road. According to a news release from the city, 241 crashes occured in 2018 from Howard to Emerson Streets, compared to...

Men’s Basketball: Wildcats swatted back down the Big Ten standings

Men’s Basketball: Wildcats swatted back down the Big Ten standings

Charlie Goldsmith, Sports Editor

February 17, 2019


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

Men's Basketball The game was already out of hand when the best player on Nebraska gave Northwestern a literal smack across the face. Down ten points with 25 seconds to play, junior forward Aaron Falzon drove to the basket, where the Cornhuskers’ Isaiah Roby was setting his feet and winding u...

Men’s Basketball: Anthony Gaines has the green light in 59-50 loss to Rutgers

Men’s Basketball: Anthony Gaines has the green light in 59-50 loss to Rutgers

Andrew Golden, Assistant Sports Editor

February 17, 2019


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

Men's Basketball Almost a month ago, after back-to-back wins against Rutgers and Indiana, it seemed that Northwestern had gained some momentum in conference play. But after the Wildcats’ 59-50 loss to Nebraska on Sunday, NU (12-13, 3-11 Big Ten) is now searching for answers after losing its si...

Author Karen Babine reflects on cooking and cancer

Author Karen Babine reflects on cooking and cancer

Maddy Daum, Assistant City Editor

February 17, 2019


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

In her book “All the Wild Hungers: A Season of Cooking and Cancer,” Karen Babine intertwined food metaphors and stories about her mother’s cancer. The author answered questions and discussed her new essay collection at Bookends & Beginnings on Friday night. Babine read chapters from her essay...

Shared prop closet to open in effort to increase accessibility for RTVF students

Shared prop closet to open in effort to increase accessibility for RTVF students

Amy Li, Development and Recruitment Editor

February 17, 2019


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

The Undergraduate Radio/Television/Film Student Association plans to open a new closet for Department of Radio, Television and Film students to share prop resources and increase financial accessibility for students while eliminating waste within the department. Students will be able to donate props...

Brick breaks kitchen window of Evanston home

Ashley Capoot, Reporter

February 17, 2019


Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 37-year-old woman reported Thursday that her cousin’s home in the 400 block of Asbury Avenue was damaged while she was away on vacation. The homeowner, a 36-year-old Evanston resident, said she checked her security cameras while on vacation in Mexico and saw a brick break through her kitchen window....

Men’s Golf: Northwestern looks to win at The Prestige at PGA West

Men’s Golf: Northwestern looks to win at The Prestige at PGA West

Peter Warren, Web Editor

February 17, 2019


Filed under Golf, Latest Stories, Sports

Men's Golf Northwestern is already an esteemed program. Over the next few days, it will look for something more tangible — Prestige. Specially, a championship at The Prestige at PGA West in La Quinta, California, this week. The three-day, three-round tournament will have some of the best...

Rapid Recap: Nebraska 59, Northwestern 50

Rapid Recap: Nebraska 59, Northwestern 50

Ella Brockway, Copy Chief

February 16, 2019


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

Men's Basketball The losing streak continues. Northwestern (12-13, 3-11 Big Ten) dropped its sixth game in a row in a 59-50 loss to Nebraska (15-11, 5-10) on Saturday night in Lincoln, Nebraska. Senior forward Vic Law led the Wildcats with 15 points. For two teams that have struggled to scor...

Even truth-seekers can become climate change skeptics, article says

Even truth-seekers can become climate change skeptics, article says

Joshua Irvine, Reporter

February 15, 2019


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Science & Technology

Students should be more sympathetic to their climate change-denier relatives, an article from two Northwestern political science professors suggests. Even those who seek accuracy can become skeptics of climate change, said the article, a review of several studies written by political science Profs. James Druck...

Women’s Basketball: On 13th try, Joe McKeown finally beats Penn State

Women’s Basketball: On 13th try, Joe McKeown finally beats Penn State

Ryan Wangman, Audio Editor

February 15, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball Apparently, 13 is coach Joe McKeown’s lucky number. Previously in McKeown’s 11-year Northwestern coaching career, Penn State has been the thorn in his side, his teams losing all 12 matchups against the Nittany Lions during his tenure. That is, until Thursday night. ...