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After presidential resignation, ASG adopts new leadership structure

After presidential resignation, ASG adopts new leadership structure

Elizabeth Byrne, Campus Editor

January 16, 2019


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

After Sky Patterson, citing her need to focus on health and academics, submitted the first presidential resignation in the last 20 years of Associated Student Government history this past December, the organization has adopted a new leadership structure to work around her absence. Former Executiv...

Dining services provides breakfast to make up for Elder’s renovation delay

Dining services provides breakfast to make up for Elder’s renovation delay

Cameron Cook, Assistant Campus Editor

January 16, 2019


Filed under Campus, Facilities, Latest Stories, Top Stories

To compensate for continued construction on Elder dining hall, Northwestern Dining is serving residents weekday morning breakfasts and Wednesday night dinners in the building’s first floor lounge. The dining hall was supposed to reopen this quarter after a 90-day renovation, but the project was...

Grant-funded Northwestern Indigenous Tour reveals ‘untold stories’

Grant-funded Northwestern Indigenous Tour reveals ‘untold stories’

Zoe Malin, Reporter

January 15, 2019


Filed under Academic, Campus, Diversity and Inclusion, Latest Stories, Top Stories

Walking along the Northwestern lakefront, it’s hard to imagine anything other than students and University buildings coloring the backdrop. But centuries ago, the Three Fires Confederacy — made up of Ojibwe, Potawatomi, and Odawa people — ceded this same land to Northwestern. This is something...

In uncontested election, D65 school board candidates say they’ll focus on equity

In uncontested election, D65 school board candidates say they’ll focus on equity

Clare Proctor, Assistant City Editor

January 15, 2019


Filed under City, Education, Latest Stories, Top Stories

Despite running in an uncontested election for the Evanston/Skokie School District 65 Board of Education, acting board vice president Anya Tanyavutti said she plans to use the campaign season to be “transparent and inclusive and honest” with the communities she serves. Tanyavutti is one of three...

District 202 school board expresses dismay over literacy results

District 202 school board expresses dismay over literacy results

Pranav Baskar, Assistant Campus Editor

January 15, 2019


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

Evanston Township High School/District 202 board members voiced concerns at a meeting Monday over stagnating literacy levels and the progress of their joint literacy goal with District 65, criticizing the lack of consistency in literacy benchmarks. District 202 and Evanston/Skokie School District...

Aldermen authorize city manager to negotiate sale of Oakton Street property

Aldermen authorize city manager to negotiate sale of Oakton Street property

Catherine Henderson, City Editor

January 15, 2019


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

Aldermen approved an ordinance on Monday that authorizes city manager Wally Bobkiewicz to negotiate the sale of public property on Oakton Street to a Chicago-based developer. The decision — which passed 6-3 despite pushback from Ald. Ann Rainey (8th), whose ward includes the property — authorizes...

The fall of the last soft serve ice cream machine

The fall of the last soft serve ice cream machine

Cadence Quaranta, Reporter

January 14, 2019


Filed under Campus, Facilities, Top Campus Stories, Top Stories

A stress coping mechanism, a reward after a long day of work or just a nice treat to end the night –– whatever soft serve means to you –– Northwestern students can no longer enjoy the sweet dairy product in University dining halls. Although all residential dining locations used to offer soft...

Northwestern ‘shrieker,’ upon being silenced, briefly becomes a quasi-celebrity

Northwestern ‘shrieker,’ upon being silenced, briefly becomes a quasi-celebrity

Benjamin Rosenberg, Assistant Sports Editor

January 14, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Top Stories

Anyone who has been to a Northwestern men’s basketball game in the last three-plus years has likely heard a loud, high-pitched shriek reverberating within Welsh-Ryan Arena or wherever the Wildcats are playing. But when NU hosted Iowa on Wednesday night, the siren-like noise was absent even though...

Northwestern researchers’ pH-tracking skin patch wins CES innovation award

Northwestern researchers’ pH-tracking skin patch wins CES innovation award

Danny Vesurai, Reporter

January 14, 2019


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

A new device that measures skin acidity developed by cosmetics company L’Oréal and McCormick Prof. John Rogers won an innovation award in wearable technology at a technology conference in Las Vegas. The flexible, waterproof patch, called My Skin Track pH, is designed to gather sweat without requiring ph...

Football: Kurt Anderson promoted to lead Northwestern’s offensive line

Football: Kurt Anderson promoted to lead Northwestern’s offensive line

Charlie Goldsmith, Sports Editor

January 14, 2019


Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports, Top Stories

Football Northwestern promoted an assistant coach with NFL coaching experience to its offensive line coach, the school announced in a Monday news release. Kurt Anderson, who spent three years with the Buffalo Bills, was tapped to replace Adam Cushing. Cushing left Evanston to become the head co...

Panel on Title IX reforms expresses concerns over proposed changes

Panel on Title IX reforms expresses concerns over proposed changes

Priyanshi Katare, Reporter

January 14, 2019


Filed under Campus, Campus Safety, Events, Latest Stories, Top Stories

Officials from the Center for Awareness, Response and Education and the Office of Equity expressed concern that proposed changes to federal Title IX rules would make students feel less safe. During a Friday panel hosted by student groups and the Office of Equity, students and University officials...

Unpacking the student conduct process: How and why student organizations are suspended

Unpacking the student conduct process: How and why student organizations are suspended

Cameron Cook, Assistant Campus Editor

January 13, 2019


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

While many people are familiar with fraternity suspensions, Greek organizations aren’t the only ones subject to the student conduct process. The University has cracked down on a variety of student organizations in recent years. Twelve groups currently have a conduct status –– which means they are suspended, on probation or under conduct review, according to information availabl...