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Photo gallery: Northwestern vs. Iowa

Photo gallery: Northwestern vs. Iowa

Meghan White, Photographer
March 15, 2013
Filed under Multimedia, Photo Gallery, Top Stories

A bad start was Northwestern's undoing in the Wildcats' first round contest of the Big Ten Tournament against the Iowa Hawkeyes tonight. The match marked the Cats' first game at the United Center since the 2007 conference championships. Junior forward Nikola Cerina was the first to score for the...

Men’s Basketball: Northwestern ends season with Big Ten Tournament loss to Iowa

Men’s Basketball: Northwestern ends season with Big Ten Tournament loss to Iowa

Ava Wallace, Reporter
March 14, 2013
Filed under Blogs, Sports Blogs, Top Stories, Wildcat Extra

A bad start proved to be Northwestern's undoing in the Wildcats' first-round contest in the Big Ten Tournament against the Iowa Hawkeyes on Thursday night. Junior forward Nikola Cerina was the first to score for the No. 11 seed Cats (13-19) in their first game at the United Center since the 2007 conference...

Updated: Fiske, Tivador on the issues: Your 1st Ward candidate cheat sheet

Updated: Fiske, Tivador on the issues: Your 1st Ward candidate cheat sheet

Manuel Rapada, Breaking News Editor
March 14, 2013
Filed under City, Local, Politics, Top Stories

Evanston's 1st Ward alderman needs to digest opinions from several viewpoints: Northwestern students, businessmen and preservationists, to name a few. The ward encompasses most residential halls west of Sheridan Road, while those living east of Sheridan Road live in the 7th Ward. The Daily has spoken...

Photo essay: Best of Dance Marathon 2013

Photo essay: Best of Dance Marathon 2013

Lauren Caruba and Meghan Morris
March 10, 2013
Filed under Dance Marathon 2013, Top Stories

Photos by Joseph Diebold, Paulina Firozi, Kaitlyn Jakola, Rafi Letzter, Melody Song, Sheng Wu, Skylar Zhang 1. The men’s basketball team does the Harlem Shake with the dancers "It was a fun way for them to interact with us. It's something fun in today's culture." — Weinberg junior Alison Murra...

Dance Marathon 2013: Full 30 Hour Coverage

Dance Marathon 2013: Full 30 Hour Coverage

Joseph Diebold, Web Editor
March 8, 2013
Filed under Dance Marathon 2013, Top Stories

Dance Marathon 2013 kicked off Friday night. More than 1,000 students are in the middle of dancing for 30 hours, raising money for the Danny Did Foundation, which aims to prevent sudden unexplained death in epilepsy, and the Evanston Community Foundation. This is DM's 39th year, and the 2013 edition...

Overall Evanston crime remains flat in 2012 despite increase in violent crime

Overall Evanston crime remains flat in 2012 despite increase in violent crime

Ciara McCarthy, Reporter
March 8, 2013
Filed under City, Crime, Top Stories

Evanston Police Chief Richard Eddington and Cmdr. Jay Parrott met with members of Evanston media Friday to release the city’s crime statistics for 2012. Although overall crime remained flat, with a 0.7 percent decrease, there was a substantial increase in violent crime, particularly in aggravated ba...

CAPS looks to expand staff as more students request services

CAPS looks to expand staff as more students request services

Cat Zakrzewski, Assistant In Focus Editor
March 8, 2013
Filed under Administration, Campus, Student Government, Student Groups, Top Stories

As of March 1, Counseling and Psychological Services has experienced a 9 percent increase in the number of students using their services this year. This increase comes as CAPS is attempting to expand its services and staff, something it has been planning to do for a while, but which might finally...

Ethnic studies panel emphasizes community, ‘disruption’

Ethnic studies panel emphasizes community, ‘disruption’

Lauren Caruba, Assistant Campus Editor
March 8, 2013
Filed under Campus, Faculty, Student Groups, Top Stories

Advocating for coalition building and disruptions to the campus climate, a panel of professors and graduate students spoke Thursday evening about the significance of Northwestern’s ethnic studies programs and the role they play in nurturing unique communities on campus. About 75 people crowded into...

Photo gallery: Northwestern vs. Penn State

Photo gallery: Northwestern vs. Penn State

Meghan White, Photographer
March 7, 2013
Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Multimedia, Photo Gallery, Sports, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Thursday night belonged to Alex Marcotullio. The senior guard’s final game at Welsh-Ryan Arena will be memorable despite the fact Northwestern could not pull out the victory. Marcotullio set a career high with 22 points and hit a career-best six 3-pointers in the Wildcats’ 66-59 loss to Penn...

Ald. Fiske (1st) lights up on downtown economic development, responds to concerns of dim lighting

Ald. Fiske (1st) lights up on downtown economic development, responds to concerns of dim lighting

Manuel Rapada, City Editor
March 7, 2013
Filed under City, Local, Politics, Top Stories

Ask Ald. Judy Fiske (1st) about city economic development, and she will light up. There is clear support in Evanston for locally-owned small businesses, Fiske said Thursday from the back of Fit + Frisky, the Davis Street pet shop she has run since 2007. Running a small business also gives her 1st...