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Men’s Basketball: Chris Collins and Northwestern remember Kobe Bryant

Men’s Basketball: Chris Collins and Northwestern remember Kobe Bryant

Charlie Goldsmith, Sports Editor

January 27, 2020

Coach Chris Collins honored Kobe Bryant after Northwestern’s game Sunday, remembering a basketball legend and Collins’ childhood friend. Collins’ and Bryant’s fathers were teammates on the Philadelphia 76ers in the 1970s, and Collins had known Bryant since the “Black Mamba” was born in...

Men’s Basketball: Boo Buie takes another step in injury comeback against Ohio State

Men’s Basketball: Boo Buie takes another step in injury comeback against Ohio State

John Riker, Assistant Sports Editor

January 26, 2020

Coming into his second game back after suffering a stress fracture last month, freshman guard Boo Buie had a lot on his plate — the rust of an extended absence, an undermanned rotation made thinner by a foot injury hampering freshman forward Robbie Beran and an experienced and hungry Big Ten opponent...

BLACK MEN helps community members understand institutional racism

BLACK MEN helps community members understand institutional racism

Maia Spoto, Assistant City Editor

January 26, 2020

Before city-implemented reparations can achieve meaningful structural change, the black community in Evanston needs to understand its own trauma, said Baxter Swilley, a member of the BLACK MEN’s group. The BLACK MEN’s group stands for “Building Leadership and Community Knowledge, Mentoring,...

Rapid Recap: Ohio State 71, Northwestern 59

Rapid Recap: Ohio State 71, Northwestern 59

Charlie Goldsmith, Sports Editor

January 26, 2020

Men's Basketball When grad transfer guard Pat Spencer was standing on the left sideline, Northwestern had a one point lead with around 14 minutes left in the game. It took ten nearly flawless minutes for the Wildcats to even be in this position, turning a 10-point deficit into a narrow lead early...

In Focus: While Medill rebuilds its investigative journalism program, shadow of damaged legacy still lingers

In Focus: While Medill rebuilds its investigative journalism program, shadow of damaged legacy still lingers

Clare Proctor, Reporter

January 24, 2020

Anthony Porter had two days left to live. He had been found guilty of murdering a young couple on the South Side of Chicago in 1982. Porter was set to be executed in September 1998. Porter’s lawyers were able to get him a stay of execution from the Illinois Supreme Court, on the basis that Porter,...