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New Women’s Center director aims to open dialogue with students, faculty

New Women’s Center director aims to open dialogue with students, faculty

Elizabeth Byrne, Assistant Campus Editor

September 26, 2017


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

Sekile Nzinga-Johnson said working as a social worker in the Baltimore City Public School system opened her eyes to the issues many young women face and motivated her to turn to a new way of combating these struggles. “I realized that many of the issues that the girls were facing were not of their...

Renovated Mudd Library features expanded study space, new research tools

Renovated Mudd Library features expanded study space, new research tools

Maddie Burakoff, Assistant Campus Editor

September 26, 2017


Filed under Campus, Facilities, Latest Stories

More than one year after closing for construction, Mudd Science and Engineering Library reopened last week with new technology and “rejuvenated” workspaces for students and faculty, Mudd Library operations coordinator Danielle Cotrone said. The goal for the renovations was to provide resources for a...

Football: Wildcats program valued at more than $163 million

Football: Wildcats program valued at more than $163 million

Tim Balk, Gameday Editor

September 25, 2017


Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

Football Northwestern’s football program was valued at approximately $163 million in a new analysis by a finance professor at Indiana University-Purdue University Columbus. The annual analysis by Ryan Brewer, reported by the Wall Street Journal on Thursday, pegged the team’s value at a...

Women’s Soccer: Writers ruminate on rest of Northwestern’s season

Women’s Soccer: Writers ruminate on rest of Northwestern’s season

Garrett Jochnau and Charlie Goldsmith

September 25, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Women's Soccer

Women’s Soccer In 2016, Northwestern lost just one conference game en route to winning a share of the Big Ten title. But in 2017, the Wildcats struggled during their nonconference season and suffered an early Big Ten loss. Ahead of NU’s match against Indiana, The Daily’s women’s soccer w...

NU professors create animated music videos to teach children about reproductive health

Ally Mauch, Assistant Campus Editor

September 25, 2017


Filed under Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories

Olivia the Ovary and Timothy the Testis star alongside a host of other cartoon characters in “A New You, That’s Who” — a series of music videos aiming to teach children about reproductive health. Feinberg Prof. Teresa Woodruff, dean of The Graduate School and an OB-GYN, helped create the series,...

Lisa’s Cafe replaces sandwich menu with Mexican cuisine

Lisa’s Cafe replaces sandwich menu with Mexican cuisine

Emily Chaiet, Reporter

September 25, 2017


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Lisa’s Cafe dropped its signature sandwich menu in favor of new Mexican dishes. After collecting student feedback, Northwestern Dining updated the cafe’s menu options and offerings from its fresh market — the rebranded name of C-stores, said Buzz Doyle, general manager of NU Dining. “We...

Sumra: In Trump’s America, it’s never been more important to look at rest of world

Eish Sumra, Op-Ed Contributor

September 25, 2017


Filed under Contributors, Latest Stories, Opinion

During this tumultuous political period in the United States, it would be hard to cast your gaze away from the scandals of President Donald Trump’s America. The news in this country is so focused on the new administration’s negligence and incompetence that conflicts and issues in other nations seem...

Letter to the Editor: You don’t have to deal with college stress alone

September 25, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, Letters to Editor, Opinion

I read with great interest and sadness Isabella Soto's essay for The Spectrum. In the late 1980s, I also experienced high levels of stress and short nights of sleep as a Weinberg undergraduate. For years after graduating, I would joke to friends that I’m "still sleeping off Northwestern." As someo...

Blotter: Chicago resident charged with driving with expired license

Jake Holland, Assistant City Editor

September 25, 2017


Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 26-year-old Chicago resident was charged Monday with driving with an expired license in south Evanston. Officers ran the man’s license plate while the car was stopped at a red light in the 900 block of Howard Street, Evanston police Cmdr. Joseph Dugan said. The officers’ search revealed that...

Alfaro: Mexico will not be beaten down

Mariana Alfaro, Opinion Editor

September 25, 2017


Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

My mom knows exactly what she was doing when a deadly earthquake hit Mexico in 1985. It was her fourth year in a Mexico City university; she was terrified and did her best to help. At the end of the day, she was lucky enough to make it home. On Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017 — the 32nd anniversary of the...

Letter to the Editor: Give writers like Ta-Nehisi Coates respect they deserve, don’t miss the point of their work

September 25, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, Letters to Editor, Opinion

Recently, The Daily published an op-ed by Jake Gordon about how people should criticize Ta-Nehisi Coates more. Looking at a variety of prominent black intellectual writers, NONE of them, including Coates, go unchallenged. If anything, they are the most heavily criticized by white people. When a black p...

City commits to climate action, announces resident-led working group

City commits to climate action, announces resident-led working group

Zoe Miller, Reporter

September 25, 2017


Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

City officials reaffirmed their commitment to Evanston’s climate action goals at Saturday’s Sustain Evanston Summit and announced a resident-led working group that will develop a new environmental plan. Community members heard about targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions to comply with...