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Chicago changes red light camera program following Northwestern study

Chicago changes red light camera program following Northwestern study

Catherine Kim, Assistant Campus Editor
March 29
Filed under Campus, Faculty, Top Stories

Chicago will make changes to its red light camera program based on the findings of a study conducted by the Northwestern Transportation Center, officials said. According to a Northwestern Transportation Center study released in March, there is a significant reduction in right-angle crashes, which...

Nehaarika Mulukutla launches campaign for ASG president

Nehaarika Mulukutla launches campaign for ASG president

Jonah Dylan, Print Development and Recruitment Editor
March 29
Filed under ASG Elections, Campus, Latest Stories, Top Stories

Weinberg junior Nehaarika Mulukutla will run uncontested for ASG President, election commissioner Shayna Servillas confirmed Tuesday. Servillas said she is unsure of the last time a candidate ran unopposed, but thinks it was at least four years ago. Mulukutla’s running mate is Weinberg junior...

Lawmakers propose legalizing recreational marijuana to help ease budget deficit

Lawmakers propose legalizing recreational marijuana to help ease budget deficit

Billy Kobin, Reporter
March 29
Filed under City, Politics, Top Stories

Bills introduced last week by two state lawmakers who represent small parts of Evanston would legalize recreational marijuana in Illinois. The two bills — one introduced by state Rep. Kelly Cassidy (D-Chicago) and another by state Sen. Heather Steans (D-Chicago) — would make Illinois the first...

‘Moonlight’ director Barry Jenkins to speak at Northwestern

‘Moonlight’ director Barry Jenkins to speak at Northwestern

Allyson Chiu, Campus Editor
March 28
Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Speakers, Top Stories

Barry Jenkins, director of the Academy Award-winning movie “Moonlight,” will speak at Northwestern on April 1, A&O Productions announced Tuesday evening. A&O, in partnership with Rainbow Alliance, Inspire Media and the Contemporary Thought Speaker Series, will screen the movie in Ryan Auditorium,...

Northwestern students, faculty in London report feeling safe following terror attack

Northwestern students, faculty in London report feeling safe following terror attack

Madeleine Fernando, Assistant A&E Editor
March 27
Filed under Campus, Top Stories

Northwestern students and faculty spending Spring Break in London said they felt safe and that University officials did not alter their trips in response to the Westminster terror attack that left five people dead last week. Last Wednesday, Khalid Masood, a 52-year-old British man, drove an SUV from...

City releases statement following allegations it delayed depositing millions in cash, checks

City releases statement following allegations it delayed depositing millions in cash, checks

David Fishman, City Editor
March 26
Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Top Stories

Evanston officials confirmed and refuted some parts of a former city employee’s letter, which reported finding $3 million to $5 million worth of undeposited money in a municipal office and criticized the city’s financial accountability system. Assistant city manager Marty Lyons — who is also...

University confirms all Northwestern students in London are safe following terror attack

University confirms all Northwestern students in London are safe following terror attack

Allyson Chiu, Campus Editor
March 22
Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Top Stories

All Northwestern students studying abroad in London are safe following Wednesday’s terror attack in Westminster, which left at least five dead and 40 wounded, a University administrator said. None of the 47 Northwestern students currently studying in London were near Westminster Bridge or Parliament...

State Sen. Daniel Biss launches campaign for governor

State Sen. Daniel Biss launches campaign for governor

David Fishman, City Editor
March 20
Filed under City, Latest Stories, Politics, State, Top Stories

State Sen. Daniel Biss (D-Evanston) launched his campaign for governor Monday, positioning himself as a progressive who will make Illinois a “beacon of hope” and fight the new president’s policies tooth and nail. “We have a broken political system … but it doesn’t have to be that way,”...

Men’s Basketball: Purple faithful boost Northwestern in Salt Lake City

Men’s Basketball: Purple faithful boost Northwestern in Salt Lake City

Ben Pope, Reporter
March 19
Filed under Basketball, Latest Stories, Men's Basketball, Sports, Top Stories

Men's Basketball SALT LAKE CITY — The scoreboard showed a 5-point deficit for Northwestern, down from 22 earlier in the game. The clock read 5:29. And from the March Madness logo at center court to the retired Utah Jazz jerseys hanging from the rafters, Salt Lake City’s Vivint Smart Home A...

Men’s Basketball: Season-ending loss sets stage for Northwestern’s next chapter

Men’s Basketball: Season-ending loss sets stage for Northwestern’s next chapter

Garrett Jochnau, Reporter
March 19
Filed under Basketball, Latest Stories, Men's Basketball, Sports, Top Stories

Men's Basketball SALT LAKE CITY — For a brief moment, it appeared as though the Wildcats were on the brink of the impossible. And for a Northwestern team that overcame injuries and slumps to tally a program-best 24 wins and qualify for its first-ever NCAA Tournament, an improbable comeback ag...

Men’s Basketball: Missed goaltending call stalls Northwestern’s comeback bid against Gonzaga

Men’s Basketball: Missed goaltending call stalls Northwestern’s comeback bid against Gonzaga

Max Schuman, Digital Managing Editor
March 18
Filed under Basketball, Latest Stories, Men's Basketball, Sports, Top Stories

Men's Basketball SALT LAKE CITY — Basketball games have a funny tendency to hinge on a single moment. Northwestern (24-12) found that out the hard way Saturday, when two decisions made just seconds apart late in its second-round matchup with Gonzaga (34-1) blunted a dramatic comeback effort by th...

Men’s Basketball: Northwestern’s season ends in 79-73 loss to Gonzaga

Men’s Basketball: Northwestern’s season ends in 79-73 loss to Gonzaga

Tim Balk, Reporter
March 18
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports, Top Stories

Men's Basketball SALT LAKE CITY — Northwestern did not go down without a fight. Facing a buzzsaw in the form of No. 1 seed Gonzaga (34-1), the Wildcats (24-12) fell flat out of the gate in the second round of the NCAA Tournament but battled to the buzzer in a 79-73 loss Saturday. The sec...