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UP responds to report of sexual assault, suspect charged

UP responds to report of sexual assault, suspect charged

Cameron Cook, Assistant Campus Editor

March 19, 2019


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

Northwestern police responded to a report of a sexual assault around 2 a.m. Saturday in the 2000 block of Sheridan Road on Northwestern’s Evanston campus, according to a Tuesday crime alert email from University Police. The suspect was immediately identified and is in police custody, according...

Men’s Basketball: Barret Benson becomes third player to announce he will transfer in past week

Men’s Basketball: Barret Benson becomes third player to announce he will transfer in past week

Andrew Golden, Assistant Sports Editor

March 19, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Latest Stories, Men's Basketball, Sports, Top Stories

Men's Basketball For the third time since Northwestern lost to Illinois in the Big Ten Tournament, another player has announced he is transferring. Junior center Barret Benson announced that he will transfer out of the program in a post on Twitter on Tuesday. “I am extremely thankful for m...

University Police open investigation after noose-shaped rope found in SPAC

University Police open investigation after noose-shaped rope found in SPAC

Catherine Kim, Campus Editor

March 15, 2019


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

A rope noose was found in Henry Crown Sports Pavilion Friday morning. University Police is now investigating the incident, including a review of security footage.

Northwestern steps up security, plans prayer for New Zealand shooting victims

Northwestern steps up security, plans prayer for New Zealand shooting victims

Alan Perez, Editor in Chief

March 15, 2019


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

Northwestern is stepping up security after shootings at two mosques in New Zealand killed and injured dozens. In an email to the Northwestern community, University President Morton Schapiro said NU “joins the worldwide Muslim community, as well as the citizens of New Zealand, in grieving the effects...

ASG passes resolution calling on University to divest from the fossil fuel industry

ASG passes resolution calling on University to divest from the fossil fuel industry

Atul Jalan, Reporter

March 15, 2019


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

The resolution will now be reviewed by Northwestern’s Advisory Committee on Investment Responsibility, a coalition of students, alumni, faculty and administrators. The committee will decide whether to recommend the proposal to the Investment Committee of the University’s Board of Trustees, who will then vote on the resolution.

Parents of Northwestern student implicated in high-profile college admissions cheating scandal

Parents of Northwestern student implicated in high-profile college admissions cheating scandal

Catherine Kim, Campus Editor

March 13, 2019


Filed under Academic, Campus, Latest Stories, Top Campus Stories, Top Stories

The parents of a Northwestern student were charged earlier this week in a $25 million cheating and bribing scheme that facilitated college admissions for wealthy students. Manuel and Elizabeth Henriquez, who live in Atherton, California, were accused of paying for a proctor to help their two daughters...

Police investigating two strong-arm robberies on Northwestern Chicago campus

Police investigating two strong-arm robberies on Northwestern Chicago campus

Cameron Cook, Assistant Campus Editor

March 13, 2019


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

University Police received two reports of strong-arm robberies on the Chicago campus on Tuesday, according to crime alerts sent to the Northwestern community. The first robbery took place at 12:11 a.m. Tuesday morning at the intersection of North Sinclair Street and East Superior Street on NU’s...

City council opens conversation about future of Harley Clarke Mansion, asks for request for proposal draft

City council opens conversation about future of Harley Clarke Mansion, asks for request for proposal draft

Catherine Henderson, City Editor

March 13, 2019


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

Aldermen voted 5-4 to have city staff prepare a draft to solicit proposals for the Harley Clarke mansion at City Council on Monday. The period for proposals would be open for nine months to nonprofit, for-profit and foundation organizations interested in investing in the long-discussed mansion and collaborating...

Baseball: Northwestern drops all three games in tough series against Missouri

Baseball: Northwestern drops all three games in tough series against Missouri

Ryan Wangman, Audio Editor

March 12, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Latest Stories, Sports, Top Sports Stories, Top Stories

Baseball Heading into this weekend’s series, coach Spencer Allen said he was impressed by his team’s ability to take at least a game off every team Northwestern has faced this season. And then the Wildcats got swept. Missouri (9-5) took all three games against NU (4-9), which is suddenly r...

Men’s Basketball: Wildcats continue tradition of player-designed jerseys for Saturday’s Senior Day

Men’s Basketball: Wildcats continue tradition of player-designed jerseys for Saturday’s Senior Day

Ella Brockway, Copy Chief

March 9, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Latest Stories, Men's Basketball, Sports, Top Stories

Exactly two weeks after the ’90s Night theme against Wisconsin, Northwestern is turning back the clock again. The Wildcats (13-17, 4-15 Big Ten) will debut a new set of ’90s-inspired uniforms custom-designed by the team’s seniors for their final home game of the season against No. 11 Purdue (2...

In Focus: As the Multicultural Greek Council evolves, students still face institutional hurdles, lack of name recognition

In Focus: As the Multicultural Greek Council evolves, students still face institutional hurdles, lack of name recognition

Rishika Dugyala, In Focus Editor

March 8, 2019


Filed under Campus, Diversity and Inclusion, Greek, In Focus, Latest Stories, Top Campus Stories, Top Stories

This is the first story of a two-part series on the majority-POC Greek councils. The second part will focus on the National Pan-Hellenic Council, which is composed of historically African-American sororities and fraternities. Yuri Villa wanted no part of Greek life. Unaffordable fees, social events, ...