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Organizers posted signs around The Rock, advocating for increased representation of women within University leadership. Over 200 people marched from The Rock to University President Morton Schapiro’s residence.

NU community pickets in front of Schapiro’s house, protest selection of Mike Polisky as AD

Yunkyo Kim and Nick Francis May 8, 2021

Over 200 Northwestern faculty, staff, students, alumni and Evanston community members marched Friday to protest the appointment of Mike Polisky as the University’s next athletic director.  Faculty...

Players in white jersey stand in a line on green grass field with one in front of the others in the horizontal line, waving

Men’s Soccer: Russell Payne named as head coach

Drew Schott, Sports Editor May 7, 2021

Men’s Soccer Northwestern has announced the successor to legendary men’s soccer coach Tim Lenahan.  Army head coach Russell Payne will become the Wildcats’ next head coach, according to...

Lacrosse player Izzy Scane raises her stick to shoot.

Lacrosse: How Izzy Scane went from the backyards of Michigan to front and center in the Big Ten

Charlotte Varnes, Assistant Sports Editor May 7, 2021

Lacrosse Eight minutes into the 2021 Big Ten Tournament title game, Northwestern stared down its largest deficit of the season. The No. 2 Wildcats trailed then-No. 13 Maryland by four goals and needed...

Photo of Kresge Hall on Northwestern’s campus in Evanston.

Harvard researcher and NU profs. discuss Black and Dalit community solidarity

Russell Leung, Reporter May 7, 2021

Harvard University fellow Suraj Yengde discussed the importance of solidarity between Dalit and Black communities at a Thursday discussion. The event was hosted by the Comparative Literary Studies Program...

A volunteer health worker and firefighter, dressed in black administers a bandage to a man with a checkered shirt and glasses, both wearing masks. Tables are set up in the background.

Mayor Steve Hagerty praises health department’s coronavirus response in final Q&A

Jack Austin, Reporter May 7, 2021

In his final community forum, Mayor Steve Hagerty lauded the efforts of Evanston’s Public Health Department and residents’ compliance in fighting COVID-19 at Thursday’s virtual Coronavirus Q&A.  Hagerty,...

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