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ASG pushes for sustainability fund to encourage student groups to go green

ASG pushes for sustainability fund to encourage student groups to go green

Catherine Kim, Campus Editor

March 5, 2019


Filed under Campus, Environment, Latest Stories, Top Stories

Northwestern's student government is pursuing a sustainability fund for student groups after the Northwestern Sustainability Fund was cut as the University struggles with its budget deficit.

Evanston writers, poets, podcasters share works in progress at Bookends & Beginnings

Evanston writers, poets, podcasters share works in progress at Bookends & Beginnings

Ashley Capoot, Reporter

March 5, 2019


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

Evanston residents gathered in the back room of Bookends & Beginnings on Tuesday to enjoy wine and cheese and listen to a group of writers share their “literary appetizers,” or works in progress. Pam Ferdinand, a writer who lives in Evanston, organized the event, “Literary Appetizers: A Taste...

Over $100,000 in cash taken from Evanston resident’s safe

Ashley Capoot, Reporter

March 5, 2019


Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

An Evanston woman reported Monday that valuable items and over $100,000 in cash were stolen from her residence in the 100 block of Ashland Avenue. The woman said she got a call about a burglar alarm in her home as she was leaving work for home. Evanston Police Department officers arrived at the residence...

Women’s Basketball: Two players honored heading into Big Ten Tournament

Women’s Basketball: Two players honored heading into Big Ten Tournament

Charlie Goldsmith, Sports Editor

March 5, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball In 2018, Northwestern entered the Big Ten Tournament with only four regular season conference wins. One year later, the Wildcats (16-13, 9-9 Big Ten) will enter the same tournament with more than twice as many regular season victories, a first round bye and two first-team all-c...

Men’s Basketball: Northwestern facing a team with NCAA hopes on the line

Men’s Basketball: Northwestern facing a team with NCAA hopes on the line

Charlie Goldsmith, Sports Editor

March 5, 2019


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

Men's Basketball If the Big Ten hadn’t expanded its conference schedule from 18 to 20 games this season, Northwestern’s regular season would already be over. Instead, the Wildcats will be facing a team with everything to lose Wednesday in Welsh-Ryan Arena. NU (12-17, 3-15 Big Ten) hosts ...

National Nutrition Month at Northwestern aims to seat ‘nutritious and delicious at the same table’

National Nutrition Month at Northwestern aims to seat ‘nutritious and delicious at the same table’

Zoe Malin, Reporter

March 5, 2019


Filed under Campus, Facilities, Latest Stories, Top Stories

For National Nutrition Month, Compass Group North America and Northwestern Dining are offering resources and special programming to support students in making nutritious food a priority. National Nutrition Month, celebrated in March, is an annual campaign created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics,...

New Kaplan competition encourages Northwestern students to hone in on personal narratives

New Kaplan competition encourages Northwestern students to hone in on personal narratives

Megan Munce, Reporter

March 5, 2019


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

A new storytelling competition created by the Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities aims to bring students together through the sharing of meaningful stories. This Northwestern Life, inspired by NPR’s This American Life, is a collaboration between the Kaplan Institute and the Office of Residential...

World Languages Week at Evanston Township High School fosters learning about diverse cultures through language

World Languages Week at Evanston Township High School fosters learning about diverse cultures through language

Clare Proctor, Assistant City Editor

March 5, 2019


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

Students at Evanston Township High School have the opportunity to engage with world languages beyond the classroom this week as the school celebrates World Languages Week. The ETHS World Languages department is hosting a week-long celebration of diverse world languages spoken at the school. In addition...

Women’s Basketball: From Nigeria to Northwestern, Pallas Kunaiyi-Akpanah etches her name into the history books

Women’s Basketball: From Nigeria to Northwestern, Pallas Kunaiyi-Akpanah etches her name into the history books

Ryan Wangman, Audio Editor

March 5, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball After a team practice in the summer of 2018, Pallas Kunaiyi-Akpanah was ready to do the improbable. Sporting purple Northwestern shorts and a purple shirt with No. 14 on the back, the 6-foot-2 center gathered herself behind the 3-point line before exploding to the basket. ...

From the Archives: The Sand Creek massacre

From the Archives: The Sand Creek massacre

Christopher Vazquez and Jessica Liu

March 5, 2019


Filed under Instagram Posts, Latest Stories, Multimedia, Top Stories, Video

In the second episode of The Daily Northwestern’s “From the Archives” series, descendants of the Sand Creek massacre discuss its legacy and the role Northwestern founder John Evans. — Christopher Vazquez and Jessica Liu...

District 65 saw an increase in kindergarten literacy scores

District 65 saw an increase in kindergarten literacy scores

Maddy Daum, Assistant City Editor

March 5, 2019


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

Evanston/Skokie School District 65 board members expressed excitement at a board meeting Monday after looking at data that showed an increase in kindergarten readiness from winter 2019. District 65 director of literacy Elizabeth Cardenas-Lopez updated board members on the rise in students meeting...

NU-Qatar professor examines political violence in Lebanon at MENA and Evanston library event

NU-Qatar professor examines political violence in Lebanon at MENA and Evanston library event

Joshua Irvine, Reporter

March 5, 2019


Filed under Campus, Events, Latest Stories, Speakers, Top Campus Stories

Northwestern University in Qatar Prof. Sami Hermez described a “conscious performance of denial” of responsibility for political violence in Lebanon at a Monday event. Hermez, an anthropology professor in residence at the NU-Q Liberal Arts Program, spoke at Evanston Public Library to discuss...