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Softball: Northwestern to face Louisville, North Carolina in Big Ten/ACC Challenge

Softball: Northwestern to face Louisville, North Carolina in Big Ten/ACC Challenge

Benjamin Rosenberg, Assistant Sports Editor

February 14, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, Softball, Sports

Softball After traveling to the West Coast last weekend to open the season, Northwestern will travel east for its second tournament of the year. The Wildcats will head to the Tar Heel State to face Louisville and North Carolina in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge. Northwestern (4-1) opened the seaso...

Blotter: Board game miniature figure stolen from apartment

Clare Proctor, Assistant City Editor

February 14, 2019


Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A 26-year-old Evanston resident reported to the Evanston Police Department on Wednesday that a package had been stolen from his apartment common area on Feb. 9. The man received notification that package had been delivered to his residence in the 500 block of Custer Avenue at 2 p.m. on Feb. 9. When...

The Weekly: “In God We Trust?” series looks at religiosity on campus

The Weekly: “In God We Trust?” series looks at religiosity on campus

Cassidy Jackson, Audio Editor

February 14, 2019


Filed under Audio, Latest Stories, Multimedia, The Weekly, Top Stories

Religion is a complex topic, and Gabby Birenbaum, The Daily’s social media editor, is writing about just that. In a series titled “In God We Trust?”, Birenbaum is exploring the complexities around religion on campus. Audio editor Cassidy Jackson spoke with Birenbaum to learn about her motivation behind ...

ASG passes legislation demanding University immediately expand gender-open housing options

ASG passes legislation demanding University immediately expand gender-open housing options

Atul Jalan, Reporter

February 14, 2019


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Student Government, Top Campus Stories, Top Stories

Associated Student Government passed legislation asking the University to commit to an “immediate expansion” of gender-open housing options for undergraduate students during Wednesday’s Senate meeting. Currently, students who opt to live in gender-open housing must choose between singles and...

High costs, ‘privatized interests’ of Northwestern in Robert Crown Center push Evanston residents to voice concerns

High costs, ‘privatized interests’ of Northwestern in Robert Crown Center push Evanston residents to voice concerns

Sneha Dey, Assistant City Editor

February 14, 2019


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

The project is estimated to cost a total of $53 million, though it was originally projected at about $30 million. To cover the increase, the city raised the debt limit in June 2018.

Lipstick Theatre flips the script with intersectional feminist play book club

Lipstick Theatre flips the script with intersectional feminist play book club

Vy Duong, Reporter

February 14, 2019


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Latest Stories, Theater

fLIP the Script is a new intersectional feminist play book club hosted by Lipstick Theatre aiming to shine the spotlight on works written by women.

Director challenges gender roles in Wirtz production of ‘Guys and Dolls’

Director challenges gender roles in Wirtz production of ‘Guys and Dolls’

Janea Wilson, Reporter

February 14, 2019


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Latest Stories, Theater

The musical tells the story of a New York gangster who attempts to throw the biggest craps game in underground Manhattan.

Pitchfork to bring Midwinter music festival to The Art Institute of Chicago

Pitchfork to bring Midwinter music festival to The Art Institute of Chicago

Andrea Michelson, Arts and Entertainment Editor

February 14, 2019


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Latest Stories, Music

This weekend, Pitchfork is providing an escape from the winter cold. Pitchfork’s Midwinter will take place at The Art Institute of Chicago Friday through Sunday from 6 p.m. to midnight.

High costs, ‘privatized interests’ of Northwestern in Robert Crown Center push Evanston residents to voice concerns

High costs, ‘privatized interests’ of Northwestern in Robert Crown Center push Evanston residents to voice concerns

Sneha Dey, Assistant City Editor

February 14, 2019


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

Over a hundred residents joined city officials to share their thoughts on the upcoming Robert Crown Community Center at a Wednesday community meeting. Ald. Donald Wilson (4th), Evanston Public Library director Karen Danczak Lyons, Parks, Recreation and Community Services Director Lawrence Hemingway...

Affordable Housing Plan Steering Committee holds inaugural meeting

Affordable Housing Plan Steering Committee holds inaugural meeting

Aaron Boxerman, Reporter

February 14, 2019


Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Politics

The Mayor’s Affordable Housing Plan Steering Committee met for the first time on Wednesday night, setting a regular meeting time and preparing to draft a new Affordable Housing Plan for Evanston. Mayor Steve Hagerty appointed the committee to look at how to spend city resources and different strategies...

Nonprofit founder Jahmal Cole encourages students to step outside their comfort zones at NCDC event

Nonprofit founder Jahmal Cole encourages students to step outside their comfort zones at NCDC event

Neya Thanikachalam, Reporter

February 14, 2019


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Speakers, Student Groups, Top Campus Stories

Northwestern students should leave Evanston and broaden their perspectives on Chicago communities, Jahmal Cole, the founder of the civic education nonprofit My Block, My Hood, My City said at a Wednesday event. Cole spoke to around 20 students in Harris Hall for the event, which was organized by...

Head of Buffett Institute faces backlash in response to changes in funding approvals

Head of Buffett Institute faces backlash in response to changes in funding approvals

Joshua Irvine, Reporter

February 14, 2019


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

Faculty Senate members criticized recent changes to the Buffett Institute for Global Studies after a presentation by Annelise Riles, the Buffett Institute executive director, at Wednesday’s Senate meeting. Six faculty members questioned Riles, raising issue with the direction she has taken the Institute...