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Former Obama staffers share administration experiences at panel

Former Obama staffers share administration experiences at panel

Joshua Irvine, Reporter

November 11, 2018


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

Former Obama Administration staffers gave students an inside look of what working in the White House is like at a panel hosted in the Norris University Center on Friday. Michael Strautmanis, Heather Foster and Darienne Page, all formerly of the White House’s former Office of Public Engagement, answered...

Football: Wildcats’ reserves come up big in win over No. 21 Iowa

Football: Wildcats’ reserves come up big in win over No. 21 Iowa

Ella Brockway, Reporter

November 10, 2018


Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

Football IOWA CITY, Iowa — When senior cornerback Montre Hartage left the third quarter of Saturday afternoon’s game between Northwestern and No. 21 Iowa, there was fear that the injury bug that has plagued the Wildcats throughout this 2018 campaign had returned, this time striking right in th...

Football: Skowronek’s game-winning catch will be forever remembered in Northwestern lore

Football: Skowronek’s game-winning catch will be forever remembered in Northwestern lore

Ben Pope, Gameday Editor

November 10, 2018


Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

Football IOWA CITY, Iowa — For 13 seasons, Pat Fitzgerald has been harping about his goal for Northwestern to win a Big Ten championship. But the play that sealed his Wildcats’ (6-4, 6-1 Big Ten) first chance to fulfill that dream since 2000 — a 32-yard diving touchdown grab by junior receiver Ben Skowrone...

Rapid Recap: Northwestern 14, No. 21 Iowa 10

Rapid Recap: Northwestern 14, No. 21 Iowa 10

Jonah Dylan, Managing Editor

November 10, 2018


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

Football IOWA CITY, Iowa — Northwestern is going to the Big Ten Championship Game. It wasn’t always easy, and it definitely wasn’t pretty, but the Wildcats (6-4, 6-1 Big Ten) made enough plays to beat Iowa (6-4, 3-4) on a frigid afternoon in Iowa City. And with Wisconsin and Purdue losing e...

Medill interim dean speaks out against White House’s removal of journalist’s press pass

Medill interim dean speaks out against White House’s removal of journalist’s press pass

Alan Perez and Danny Vesurai

November 9, 2018


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Top Stories

The interim dean of the Medill School of Journalism, Marketing, Integrated Marketing Communications is speaking out against the Trump administration’s decision to revoke a CNN reporter’s White House credentials after he aggressively questioned the president on his characterization of the migrant...

University Police increase patrols after men target female students

University Police increase patrols after men target female students

Alan Perez, Campus Editor

November 9, 2018


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

University Police Chief Bruce Lewis reiterated Northwestern’s concern for safety after three separate incidents in recent days of men targeting female students on campus.. “We have heard the concerns of the community, and we want to provide information regarding the incidents and our committed...

Volleyball: Northwestern looks ahead to its first two matches in Welsh-Ryan Arena

Volleyball: Northwestern looks ahead to its first two matches in Welsh-Ryan Arena

Andrew Golden, Assistant Sports Editor

November 9, 2018


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

Volleyball After playing its last 16 “home” games in Beardsley Gym and McGrath-Phillips Arena, Northwestern (14-12, 4-10 Big Ten) will finally play its first game in their brand new gym this weekend. The Wildcats, who were 4-12 in their last 16 home games, will look to open their new home wit...

City Council meetings in Evanston are long. That’s a problem.

City Council meetings in Evanston are long. That’s a problem.

Kristina Karisch and Nora Shelly

November 8, 2018


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

Mondays tend to be a late night for Evanston’s aldermen and city officials. It’s not Monday Night Football or an impending dread of the rest of the work week that keeps them awake, but council meetings that start in the evening and sometimes stretch into the early hours of the next morning. “It’s...

Men’s Basketball: Now in a starring role, Law helps Northwestern open season with a win

Men’s Basketball: Now in a starring role, Law helps Northwestern open season with a win

Charlie Goldsmith, Sports Social Media Editor

November 8, 2018


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

Men's Basketball Vic Law scored the 1000th point of his career on a made three in the first half, and, on Northwestern’s first possession after a New Orleans timeout, the senior forward canned another shot from beyond the arc. After playing a team-high 32 minutes and taking 12 shots in the season ...

Hundreds march through Evanston, protest Trump’s firing of Sessions

Hundreds march through Evanston, protest Trump’s firing of Sessions

Maddy Daum, Reporter

November 8, 2018


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

Over 900 people marched through Evanston on Thursday in protest of President Donald Trump’s firing of Jeff Sessions, who on Wednesday resigned as Attorney General. The rally, which was held Thursday evening and organized by Indivisible Evanston, came in direct response to Sessions’ firing. Organizers...

Eight months after gun hoax, University releases video on emergency protocol

Eight months after gun hoax, University releases video on emergency protocol

Cameron Cook, Assistant Campus Editor

November 8, 2018


Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories, Top Campus Stories

In a new training video released Thursday depicting an active shooter simulation, Northwestern University Police and UP Chief Bruce Lewis advised students to quickly determine whether to run, fight or hide in an emergency situation. The video, shot on the Evanston campus, was produced based on the...

Lincolnwood Elementary principal denounces racism at the school following Pittsburgh shooting

Lincolnwood Elementary principal denounces racism at the school following Pittsburgh shooting

Benjamin Rosenberg, Copy Chief

November 8, 2018


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

The recent mass shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue has spawned conversations regarding the consequences of racism and hate speech. After hearing about students making racist comments, Max Weinberg wants to make sure those conversations are happening at his school. Weinberg, the principal at Lincolnwood...