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Football: Collins, Gillikin lead ferocious Northwestern special teams unit

Football: Collins, Gillikin lead ferocious Northwestern special teams unit

Jonah Dylan, Managing Editor

November 8, 2018


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

Football It seems like every time Northwestern punts, No. 43 is the first one down the field. And it’s not one of the gunners. It’s Tyler Gillikin, the long snapper — or, as his coaches call him, Atlanta Flash. The Georgia native, now in his second year as the Wildcats’ long snapper, is a rare...

Evanston Organizes: Evanston’s black community lacked recognition for decades. Shorefront Legacy Center aims to give it to them.

Evanston Organizes: Evanston’s black community lacked recognition for decades. Shorefront Legacy Center aims to give it to them.

Rishika Dugyala, In Focus Editor

November 8, 2018


Filed under City, Evanston Organizes, Latest Stories, Local, Top City Stories, Top Stories

This story is part of a series of profiles of activist and community groups across Evanston. In 1995, Dino Robinson — anxious to explore the city’s black history — picked apart local archives, hoping to find some records. Any records. He found three sparse file folders labeled “color....

University police warn students of battery on Hinman Avenue

Alan Perez, Campus Editor

November 8, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories

Two men approached a female student in the 1800 block of Hinman Avenue Thursday at 5:30 p.m. and grabbed the top handle of her backpack, University Police Chief Bruce Lewis reported in an email to students. The student was able to run away from the two men, who fled away from campus. University and...

Women’s Basketball: In change of pace, NU to open with a powerhouse opponent

Women’s Basketball: In change of pace, NU to open with a powerhouse opponent

Peter Warren, Sports Editor

November 8, 2018


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

Women's Basketball Last year, Northwestern played its home-opener against Oakland and won by 18 points. In 2015, the Wildcats battled Howard in its home-opener and won by 40 points. Five autumns prior, Dartmouth visited Evanston for NU’s home-opener and proceeded to lose by 29 to the ...

Rapid Recap: Northwestern 82, New Orleans 52

Rapid Recap: Northwestern 82, New Orleans 52

Andrew Golden, Assistant Sports Editor

November 8, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Men's Basketball, Sports

Men's Basketball In the first regular season game in the new Welsh-Ryan Arena, Northwestern handled New Orleans with an 82-52 victory on Thursday evening. The Wildcats’ veteran leadership took control of the game as senior guard Ryan Taylor scored 20 points and fellow seniors Dererk Pardon an...

Football: Northwestern’s stellar line anchors entire defense

Football: Northwestern’s stellar line anchors entire defense

Joseph Wilkinson, Reporter

November 8, 2018


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

Football Even during Northwestern’s season-changing four-game win streak, the Wildcats were inconsistent. Whether in pass offense (senior Clayton Thorson’s two games with less than 200 passing yards), rush offense (back-to-back under 35-yard performances) or pass defense (allowing more than 300 y...

Affording NU: Internships should not require previous internship experience to apply

Allie Goulding, Development & Recruitment Editor

November 8, 2018


Filed under Cartoons, Latest Stories, Opinion

In this series, a writer explores the everyday struggles of being a low-income student at Northwestern. It’s November, which means deadlines for journalism summer internships are already here. As a Northwestern student, the pressure to have a summer internship — especially right before s...

Northwestern research links dyslexia gene to reduced susceptibility for concussions

Northwestern research links dyslexia gene to reduced susceptibility for concussions

Eric Rynston-Lobel, Reporter

November 8, 2018


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Science & Technology, Top Campus Stories

Researchers from several universities including Northwestern have found a possible connection between dyslexia and concussions, illuminating the intersection of genetics and sports medicine. In an article published in the Journal of Neurotrauma, researchers outlined results from a study of football...

Blotter: Retail theft reported from Gigi Bottega

Amelia Langas, Development & Recruitment Editor

November 8, 2018


Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

Evanston Police Department officers responded to a call regarding a theft at Gigi Bottega in the 600 block of Davis Street at 4:45 p.m. on Wednesday. The 35-year-old store manager, an Evanston resident, reported the incident, said Evanston police Cmdr. Ryan Glew. At the scene, officers spoke to the...

A video portrait of election day in Evanston

The Daily Northwestern Video Desk

November 7, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Multimedia, Video

On Tuesday, November 6, Northwestern students and Evanston residents voted in the midterm elections at Patten Gymnasium and Parkes Hall. -- Christopher Vazquez, Jessica Liu, Do Hun Yang, Brian Meng, Harrison Tremarello, Isabel Gitten

Pritzker School of Law plans workforce cuts

Pritzker School of Law plans workforce cuts

Alan Perez, Campus Editor

November 7, 2018


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

The Pritzker School of Law is planning to cut its staff and faculty workforce amid a disruptive budget deficit that is already hitting major University functions this year, according to a legal news site. The school will eliminate vacant jobs and end contracts with some short-term professors next...

Bienen alum wins international cello competition

Bienen alum wins international cello competition

Maddy Daum, Reporter

November 7, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Latest Stories, Music

When he was 13 years old, Brannon Cho’s friends from cello lessons showed him YouTube videos of the finalists in the International Paulo Cello Competition. Eleven years later, not only did he became a finalist, but the first prize winner. On October 25, Cho (Bienen ’17) won first prize and...