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Wildside brings students together with tailgating area Fitzerland

Wildside brings students together with tailgating area Fitzerland

Amy Whyte, Assistant Campus Editor

September 22, 2013


Filed under Campus, Student Groups, Top Stories

Before Northwestern's football team kicked off its game against Maine on Saturday, hundreds of purple-clad students gathered just north of Ryan Field at "Fitzerland," a new area for student tailgating. Created by Wildside in conjunction with Student Affairs, Fitzerland had all the markings of an NU footbal...

On-demand car service Uber coming to Evanston

On-demand car service Uber coming to Evanston

Patrick Svitek, City Editor

September 22, 2013


Filed under City, Local, Top Stories

On-demand car service Uber launches Wednesday in Evanston, its first foray into the Chicago suburbs and a new option for Northwestern students as they start the academic year. The San Francisco-based company produces a smartphone app that allows customers to call a car to their current location after...

Football: Northwestern secures 35-21 victory against Maine

Football: Northwestern secures 35-21 victory against Maine

Alex Putterman, Assistant Sports Editor

September 21, 2013


Filed under Football, Sports, Top Sports Stories, Top Stories

No. 18 Northwestern (4-0) didn’t play its best Saturday against Maine (3-1), but timely stops and a pair of defensive scores earned the Wildcats a 35-21 victory at Ryan Field. “They did a terrific job of containing us for a little while,” coach Pat Fitzgerald said. “For the most pa...

Photo gallery: Northwestern vs. Maine

Photo gallery: Northwestern vs. Maine

Susan Du and Brian Lee

September 21, 2013


Filed under Multimedia, Photo Gallery, Top Stories

Northwestern (4-0) didn’t play its best game Saturday afternoon against Maine (3-1), but timely stops and a pair of defensive scores earned the Wildcats a 35-21 victory at Ryan Field. After Maine began the game with a three-and-out, NU methodically drove down the field for a nine-play, 76-yard scoring...

Developer plans ‘dignified’ replacement for Keg

Developer plans ‘dignified’ replacement for Keg

Kelly Gonsalves, Reporter

September 19, 2013


Filed under Business, City, Top Stories

The Keg of Evanston, which closed earlier this year after a long legal battle with the city, will be replaced with what a developer calls a “dignified” restaurant. The new establishment is expected to be at least partially open by spring, said Evan Oliff, president of Preferred Development, a...

Evanston looks for way forward on Harley Clarke Mansion

Evanston looks for way forward on Harley Clarke Mansion

Patrick Svitek, City Editor

September 19, 2013


Filed under City, Local, Politics, Top Stories

Evanston aldermen rejected a controversial plan to turn the Harley Clarke Mansion into a boutique hotel over the summer, responding to vocal opposition against selling the city-owned landmark to billionaire Jennifer Pritzker. That was the easy part. More than two months later, City Council faces...

Great Room closing, Allison opening on weekends among nuCuisine changes

Great Room closing, Allison opening on weekends among nuCuisine changes

Amy Whyte, Assistant Campus Editor

September 19, 2013


Filed under Administration, Campus, Top Stories

As of this academic year, students will no longer be able to indulge in Sunday night hot cookie bar at 1835 Hinman. The dining hall, which in previous years has stayed open on weekends, will now close after dinner Friday to reopen on Monday, nuCuisine marketing manager Jason Sophian announced last...

‘We don’t know anything’: Family demands answers in brothers’ deaths

‘We don’t know anything’: Family demands answers in brothers’ deaths

Patrick Svitek, City Editor

September 18, 2013


Filed under City, Crime, Top Stories

Nearly two months after Azim and Mobeen Hakeem were shot and killed inside their downtown Evanston business, their mother and sister say they are no closer to understanding who would want to hurt the unassuming brothers. Frustrated with the Evanston Police Department, the family is considering hiring...

Football: Treyvon Green, Kain Colter help Northwestern run past Western Michigan

Football: Treyvon Green, Kain Colter help Northwestern run past Western Michigan

John Paschall, Assistant Gameday Editor

September 15, 2013


Filed under Football, Sports, Top Stories

After a slow start Saturday night, Northwestern’s offense woke up in the second quarter and vaulted the Wildcats to a 38-17 win over Western Michigan at Ryan Field. The Cats’ first three drives started in Broncos’ territory — but NU was unable to put any points on the board. The first drive...

Photo gallery: Football: Northwestern vs. Western Michigan

Photo gallery: Football: Northwestern vs. Western Michigan

Brian Lee and Susan Du

September 15, 2013


Filed under Multimedia, Photo Gallery, Top Stories

After a slow start Saturday night, Northwestern’s offense woke up in the second quarter and vaulted the Wildcats to a 38-17 win over Western Michigan at Ryan Field. The Cats’ first three drives started in Broncos’ territory — but NU was unable to put any points on the board. The first drive...

University Police moves to larger headquarters

University Police moves to larger headquarters

Patrick Svitek, City Editor

September 14, 2013


Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Top Stories

University Police completed its move Wednesday to a larger space west of downtown Evanston, Chief Bruce Lewis said. The new headquarters, 1201 Davis St., is farther from the Northwestern campus but offers about 10 times more room. In July, Deputy Chief Daniel McAleer called the move "desperately...

Updated: Man fatally shot near ETHS

Updated: Man fatally shot near ETHS

Patrick Svitek, City Editor

September 11, 2013


Filed under City, Crime, Top Stories

A 21-year-old man was shot and killed Tuesday night outside his home near Evanston Township High School, according to officials. Cardereon Preister, of the 1700 block of Leland Avenue, was shot once in the upper torso from behind about 11 p.m., police said. He was taken to Evanston Hospital and pronounced...