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Women’s Soccer: Wildcats survive dramatically in penalty kicks, advance in NCAA Tournament

Women’s Soccer: Wildcats survive dramatically in penalty kicks, advance in NCAA Tournament

Charlie Goldsmith, Reporter

November 13, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Women's Soccer

Women’s Soccer Lauren Clem was all by herself, standing on the back line with the fate of her senior season coming right at her. Northwestern was in penalty kicks after 110 scoreless minutes in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, playing in its first match since the heartbreaker against Pen...

Women’s Swimming: Northwestern falls to No. 19 Wisconsin with a short roster

Women’s Swimming: Northwestern falls to No. 19 Wisconsin with a short roster

Rachel Kupfer, Reporter

November 13, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Swimming & Diving

Swimming and Diving With just 13 of 24 swimmers competing, Northwestern fell handily to No. 19 Wisconsin on Saturday. The Wildcats (4-3) fell to the Badgers (5-4) 130-161, but won three events and placed second in 10 despite lacking athletes in the water. Coach Abby Steketee said she was pleased with...

Men’s Swimming: Northwestern loses final fall dual meet to Wisconsin

Men’s Swimming: Northwestern loses final fall dual meet to Wisconsin

Lexie Modeas, Reporter

November 13, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Swimming & Diving

Swimming and Diving Despite impressive individual performances, Northwestern lost its final fall dual meet to Wisconsin on Saturday, marking its third consecutive loss. The Wildcats (3-6) posted six season-best times and earned five first-place finishes, but didn’t have enough to edge out the the...

Interfaith rally calls for solidarity 1 year after presidential election

Interfaith rally calls for solidarity 1 year after presidential election

Alane Lim, Reporter

November 12, 2017


Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

Local religious leaders held a rally at Lake Street Church on Sunday to encourage solidarity one year after the election of President Donald Trump. U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.), Mayor Steve Hagerty, Evanston Police Chief Richard Eddington as well as religious and school community officials spoke...

Biss criticizes Pritzker for $7 million campaign donation

Biss criticizes Pritzker for $7 million campaign donation

Jake Holland, Assistant City Editor

November 12, 2017


Filed under City, Latest Stories, Politics

State Sen. Daniel Biss (D-Evanston) rebuked Democratic gubernatorial candidate J.B. Pritzker’s decision to donate $7 million to his own campaign in a Saturday news release. Biss, who is also a Democratic candidate, has previously criticized Pritzker for his largely self-financed campaign. Pritzker’s latest contribution came on Nov. 3, according to a campaign finance discl...

Blotter: Chicago man arrested in connection with fleeing, eluding police after traffic accident

Sophie Mann, Reporter

November 12, 2017


Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A Chicago man was arrested Friday night after a five-vehicle traffic accident in downtown Evanston. Officers were near the intersection of Foster Street and Ashland Avenue when they noticed a vehicle fail to stop at a stop sign, Evanston police Cmdr. Joseph Dugan told The Daily in an email. When police...

Football: Ben Skowronek steps up for Wildcats in win over Purdue

Football: Ben Skowronek steps up for Wildcats in win over Purdue

Tim Balk, Gameday Editor

November 12, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Gameday, Latest Stories, Sports, Top Sports Stories

Football In a game that started as a defensive slugfest, Northwestern needed an offensive spark Saturday. The Wildcats combined with visiting Purdue to come up empty on the game’s first nine drives. On a frosty evening at Ryan Field, sophomore receiver Ben Skowronek helped break the ice. Sko...

Football: Stifling run defense helps lead Wildcats past Purdue

Football: Stifling run defense helps lead Wildcats past Purdue

Cole Paxton, Copy Chief

November 12, 2017


Filed under Football, Gameday, Latest Stories, Sports, Top Sports Stories

Football Purdue was gaining momentum. After finding the end zone for the first time, the Boilermakers forced Northwestern off the field quickly, and began moving the ball once more. Then Purdue hit a wall. Three times in a row, the Boilermakers ran the ball needing little more than a yard fo...

Men’s Basketball: Northwestern sneaks by Loyola Maryland in trying season-opening win

Men’s Basketball: Northwestern sneaks by Loyola Maryland in trying season-opening win

Cole Paxton, Copy Chief

November 11, 2017


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

Men's Basketball ROSEMONT — Northwestern’s game against Loyola Maryland on Friday was likely the most anticipated season-opener in program history, a consequence of the Wildcats' No. 19 ranking and first-ever NCAA Tournament appearance last season. Fans were given mini-towels commemorating the h...

Women’s Basketball: Wildcats cruise past Chicago State in season opener

Women’s Basketball: Wildcats cruise past Chicago State in season opener

Charlie Goldsmith, Reporter

November 11, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball Lindsey Pulliam was the last one to find out. Northwestern had five starters to replace from last season’s starting lineup, and the freshman guard was told just hours before tipoff that she would get the chance to make an impression and start right away. After the success sh...

Rapid Recap: Northwestern 79, Loyola Maryland 75

Rapid Recap: Northwestern 79, Loyola Maryland 75

Cole Paxton, Copy Chief

November 10, 2017


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

Men's Basketball ROSEMONT — Northwestern is 1-0, barely. Returning to the court for the first time since making history — and the NCAA Tournament — a season ago, the No. 19 Wildcats (1-0) fended off a late-game challenge from Loyola Maryland (0-1) to secure a 79-75 victory Friday in NU’s...