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Northwestern Professor apologizes for ‘Happy 9/11’ Tweet after a University statement condemns it as ‘disgraceful’

Northwestern Professor apologizes for ‘Happy 9/11’ Tweet after a University statement condemns it as ‘disgraceful’

Alan Perez, Reporter

September 16, 2019

A Northwestern professor is apologizing for a tweet wishing his followers a “Happy 9/11” after the University rebuked him in a statement and called the comment “disgraceful.” In a social media post Friday, Prof. Justin Martin said he regrets the “poor wording in the original tweet. 'Happy'...

Football: Anderson stars as Northwestern downs UNLV for first win of 2019

Football: Anderson stars as Northwestern downs UNLV for first win of 2019

Jonah Dylan, Gameday Editor

September 14, 2019

Football On Sept. 8, 2001, Damien Anderson broke Northwestern’s all-time rushing record with a 113-yard performance against UNLV. Just over 18 years later, it was Damien’s son, Drake, who powered the Wildcats to an important win over those same Rebels. Anderson, who had 41 career rushing yards...

Evanston man charged with sexual assault for second time

Evanston man charged with sexual assault for second time

Cassidy Wang, Assistant City Editor

September 12, 2019

An Evanston man was charged last week with a sexual assault incident that took place on June 1, according to a Wednesday Evanston Police Department news release. After an investigation, EPD found that Evanston man Jason Taylor contacted a woman in her 20s through a dating app and sexually assaulted...

Change to health insurance could increase costs for students, will remove price limit on outpatient mental health treatment

Change to health insurance could increase costs for students, will remove price limit on outpatient mental health treatment

Cameron Cook, Reporter

September 11, 2019

Northwestern has removed a cap on mental health appointment copays as part of its insurance plan for the 2019-2020 academic year, which may increase the out-of-pocket cost for students and employees seeking treatment. Outpatient mental health treatment — which Aetna, the University’s insurance ...

Council advances reparations plan to counter wealth, opportunity gaps

Council advances reparations plan to counter wealth, opportunity gaps

Cassidy Wang, Assistant City Editor

September 10, 2019

Aldermen approved reparations recommendations made by the Equity and Empowerment Commission at City Council on Monday, a first step in addressing wealth and opportunity gaps experienced by black residents. From property tax relief for longtime residential property owners to down payment and rental...