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The Weekly Podcast: Mysticism and Acceptance on Campus

The Weekly Podcast: Mysticism and Acceptance on Campus

The Daily Audio Desk

October 13, 2017


Filed under Audio, Multimedia, The Weekly, Top Stories

In this episode of The Weekly, we find mysticism and acceptance at Northwestern. We attend Rainbow Week and talk to organizer Yamari Lewis about its significance at Northwestern. Our own Molly Glick delves into crystal rituals with sophomore Sharmain Siddiqui. Plus, co-editor Sam Bernitz shares a story...

The Football Podcast: Picking up the pieces from Penn State

The Football Podcast: Picking up the pieces from Penn State

Daily Sports Staff

October 10, 2017


Filed under Audio, Multimedia, The Football Podcast

On this week's episode, Max Schuman is joined by Max Gelman and Cole Paxton to debrief a Northwestern game to forget against No. 4 Penn State over the weekend. They break down what went wrong for the Wildcats on offense in that 31-7 loss and discuss expectations for Saturday's trip to Maryland. ...

Video: Following double mastectomy, Medill alumna celebrates body through burlesque

The Daily Northwestern Video Desk

October 10, 2017


Filed under Multimedia, Video

Having had a notable risk for breast cancer, Medill '16 alumna Alaura Hernandez opted to undergo a double mastectomy surgery after graduation. Now, through burlesque, she's found a way to embrace and even celebrate her scars. Video by Hangda Zhang

Captured: Wildcats lose to No. 4 Penn State during Homecoming

Captured: Wildcats lose to No. 4 Penn State during Homecoming

October 9, 2017


Filed under Captured: Photo Blog, 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. Northwestern hosted No. 4 Penn State over Homecoming weekend, falling ...

Evanston residents raise money, awareness for sexual assault survivors during 1-mile walk

Evanston residents raise money, awareness for sexual assault survivors during 1-mile walk

Zoe Miller, Reporter

October 9, 2017


Filed under City, Local, Video

Men donned high heels and walked alongside women and children Sunday morning at an event to raise money and awareness for female survivors of sexual violence. Evanston’s fourth annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes fundraiser was organized by the Northwest Center Against Sexual Assault, an agency that...

Captured: Homecoming

Captured: Homecoming

October 8, 2017


Filed under Captured: Photo Blog, 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.  Northwestern celebrated Homecoming with several events this week. Stud...

The Weekly Podcast: Myth Busting and Activism in the 1960s

The Weekly Podcast: Myth Busting and Activism in the 1960s

The Daily Audio Desk

October 6, 2017


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

In this episode of The Weekly, The Daily attends the Block Museum's panel on artist William Blake's work and how it relates to activism in the 1960s. Audio Editor Sam Bernitz heads down into the University archives to bust some Northwestern myths. On Week on the Street, students discuss homecoming...

The Football Podcast: Lessons from Madison and a homecoming test

The Football Podcast: Lessons from Madison and a homecoming test

Daily Sports Staff

October 3, 2017


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

On this week's episode, Gameday Editor Max Schuman is joined by football writers Max Gelman and Ben Pope to break down Northwestern's 33-24 loss to Wisconsin. They also look ahead to Saturday's matchup with No. 4 Penn State and discuss Justin Jackson as he approaches the program record for career rushing yards. ...

Political science professor discusses Syrian refugee stories at book talk

Political science professor discusses Syrian refugee stories at book talk

Anamaria Sayre, Reporter

October 3, 2017


Filed under Campus, Faculty, Top Campus Stories, Video

Political science Prof. Wendy Pearlman discussed her book, “We Crossed a Bridge and It Trembled: Voices from Syria,” and her experiences interviewing refugees during an event at Evanston Public Library on Monday. For her book — which was featured on the cover of The New York Times Book Review...

Local museum opens with antique clocks, floor-to-ceiling stained glass

Local museum opens with antique clocks, floor-to-ceiling stained glass

Kristina Karisch and Dori Sotirovska

October 2, 2017


Filed under Arts and Technology (City), Business, City, Multimedia, Top City Stories, Top Stories, Video

Walking into the Halim Time and Glass Museum is like taking a step back in time through a maze of winding corridors lined with antiques. The new museum, which sits at 1560 Oak Ave. and opened Sept. 26, is filled with clocks and stained glass windows from all over the world. The pieces come from th...

Fire departments host first responder training for local residents, city officials

Fire departments host first responder training for local residents, city officials

Colin Boyle, Photo Editor

October 2, 2017


Filed under Captured: Photo Blog, City, Local, Multimedia, Top Stories

Welcome to The Daily's photo blog: Captured. This will be a space to share photos by The Daily's staff as well as photos from members of our community. Students can submit entries to be considered from their classes, vacation or just from around NU by emailing photo@dailynorthwestern.com. On Saturday, Evanston and Skokie fire departments hosted FIR...

Captured: Northwestern takes field at Wisconsin with arms locked

Captured: Northwestern takes field at Wisconsin with arms locked

Daily Photo Staff

September 30, 2017


Filed under Captured: Photo Blog, Football, Latest Stories, Sports

Northwestern players, coaches and staff entered the field for their game at No. 10 Wisconsin on Saturday with their arms locked. The gesture follows widespread pregame demonstrations in the NFL last week. In a Chicago Tribune report, coach Pat Fitzgerald said taking the field in that manner was a "d...