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Video: Project Pumpkin brings Iron Man to life for children at Norris University Center

The Daily Northwestern Video Desk

November 1, 2017


Filed under Multimedia, Video

Joshua Kim realized a childhood dream when he put on his handmade Iron Man suit during Project Pumpkin on Oct. 26. He was surprised, though, by the joy his suit brought to the children at Norris University Center, he said. — Video by Do Hun Yang

Video: Rogers Park shop offers unique experience for customers

The Daily Northwestern Video Desk

October 31, 2017


Filed under Multimedia, Video

Lost Eras, a shop in Rogers Park, offers a unique experience for customers. Decades old, the family-owned business provides shoppers with costumes, bizarre items and even a few haunted tales. Video by Nat Scholl and Hangda Zhang

Captured: Community walks to raise awareness, funds for local animal shelter

Captured: Community walks to raise awareness, funds for local animal shelter

Adrian Wan, Reporter

October 30, 2017


Filed under Captured: Photo Blog, Latest Stories, Multimedia

Welcome to The Daily’s photo blog: Captured. This will be a space for The Daily’s photographers to share their best work, including photos from weekend performances and events around the community. You can contact the photographers by emailing photo@dailynorthwestern.com. More than 60 participants trekked two miles in the third annual Trick or...

Football: Northwestern stuns No. 16 Michigan State 39-31 in triple OT

Football: Northwestern stuns No. 16 Michigan State 39-31 in triple OT

Tim Balk, Gameday Editor

October 28, 2017


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

Football The ball hung in the air Saturday in the final moment of Northwestern’s battle with No. 16 Michigan State, as the outcome dangled in the balance. Spartans quarterback Brian Lewerke had just been stripped before recovering and heaving a high-arcing pass toward the end zone. “Everyone w...

The Weekly Podcast: Purple Ribbon Week and Multicultural Greek Life

The Weekly Podcast: Purple Ribbon Week and Multicultural Greek Life

Daily Audio Desk

October 26, 2017


Filed under Audio, Multimedia, The Weekly, Top Stories

In this episode of The Weekly, audio editor Molly Glick explores Purple Ribbon Week and the role of multicultural Greek organizations on campus, featuring junior Rachana Kolli. Plus, hear about the scariest time of the year: Halloween and class drop deadlines. ...

The Football Podcast: Overtime with Iowa and sizing up the Spartans

The Football Podcast: Overtime with Iowa and sizing up the Spartans

Daily Sports Staff

October 26, 2017


Filed under Audio, Football, Multimedia, Sports, The Football Podcast

On this week's episode, Max Schuman sits down with Tim Balk and Max Gelman as they walk through their takeaways from Northwestern's 17-10 overtime victory over Big Ten West foe Iowa. They also give their keys to the Wildcats' chances of upsetting No. 16 Michigan State and make their picks for Saturday's...

Northwestern alumni perform, raise funds for local housing nonprofit

Northwestern alumni perform, raise funds for local housing nonprofit

Gabby Birenbaum, Reporter

October 23, 2017


Filed under Alumni, Campus, Events, Multimedia, Top Campus Stories, Top Stories, Video

When Arlington Heights resident Courtney Stocking graduated college, she said she and her father began apartment hunting, looking at more than 1,000 places. Stocking, who uses a wheelchair, said buildings that claimed to be wheelchair-accessible often lacked elevators or ample bathroom space. After...

Rapid Recap: Northwestern 17, Iowa 10 (OT)

Rapid Recap: Northwestern 17, Iowa 10 (OT)

Max Gelman, Reporter

October 21, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports

Football What Northwestern and Iowa lacked in offense, they made up for in overtime excitement. The Wildcats (4-3, 2-2 Big Ten) edged the Hawkeyes (4-3, 1-3) 17-10 in their first overtime game since Nov. 15, 2014, at Notre Dame. Iowa came back to tie the score at 10 with 1:30 left in the game, bu...

The Weekly Podcast: Noise, Ambient Sound and Stress at NU

The Weekly Podcast: Noise, Ambient Sound and Stress at NU

The Daily Audio Desk

October 20, 2017


Filed under Audio, Multimedia, The Weekly, Top Stories

On this episode of The Weekly, audio desk explores noise. In the form of sounds and stress. Tiffany Jeung attended "The World According to Sound" where she learned to experience the sounds around us. On the recurring segment "Week on the Street" Marisa Hattler and Natalie Shilati talk to students about...

Video: Little Light Bazaar offers unique lighting fixtures with Moroccan, Asian influences

Video: Little Light Bazaar offers unique lighting fixtures with Moroccan, Asian influences

The Daily Northwestern Video Desk

October 17, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, Multimedia, Video

After 13 years as a corporate lawyer, Evanston resident Mateen Husami decided to quit his job and “find new vistas” in the entrepreneurial world. Little Light Bazaar, which opened two years ago, is a lighting store in Evanston that sells Arabic- and Asian-influenced lights. Video by Poppy Shen...

The Football Podcast: Back on track in Maryland

The Football Podcast: Back on track in Maryland

Daily Sports Staff

October 17, 2017


Filed under Multimedia, The Football Podcast

On this week's episode, Max Schuman and Tim Balk recount their takes from Northwestern's 37-21 victory over Maryland, good for the team's first win in Big Ten play this season. They break down an offensive rebound and a strong defensive showing and share what they're watching for in the Wildcats' upcoming...

Trevor Noah talks comedy career, racial tensions

Trevor Noah talks comedy career, racial tensions

Alan Perez, Reporter

October 15, 2017


Filed under Alumni, Campus, Multimedia, Speakers, Top Campus Stories, Top Stories, Video

Early in his comedy career after immigrating to the United States from South Africa, Trevor Noah said he didn’t understand why black Americans aspired to visit Africa. Noah said he found the desire “hilarious,” especially because he wanted to emulate black Americans he saw in music videos with...