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Lacrosse: Taylor Thornton, Alyssa Leonard lead Northwestern to 2nd round victory over Stanford

Lacrosse: Taylor Thornton, Alyssa Leonard lead Northwestern to 2nd round victory over Stanford

Ava Wallace, Assistant Sports Editor

May 12, 2013


Filed under Lacrosse, Sports, Spring Sports, Top Sports Stories, Top Stories

For the majority of the first half, it looked like fans at Lakeside Field were going to be treated to a neck-and-neck competition between two aggressive teams hungry for a win. Then Taylor Thornton took control of the field. Then Alyssa Leonard started dominating on the circle. Then No. 2 seed...

Students share Northwestern memories at Mayfest event

Students share Northwestern memories at Mayfest event

Maddie Elkins, Reporter

May 12, 2013


Filed under Campus, Events, Student Entertainment, Student Groups, Top Stories

Five students crossed items off their Northwestern bucket lists during a Mayfest event Sunday night. The annual storytelling showcase, known as "The THREAD," brought about 40 people to the Dittmar Memorial Gallery at Norris University Center. "Like all great stories, this one takes place in rural...

A&O partners with environmental groups for indoor Philfest concert

A&O partners with environmental groups for indoor Philfest concert

Mallory Busch, Reporter

May 12, 2013


Filed under Campus, Student Groups, Top Stories

Northwestern students took Philfest's easygoing atmosphere inside Norris University Center after cold weather prompted a change of venue for the annual concert Saturday. The bluegrass festival, organized by A&O Productions and Students for Ecological and Environmental Development, promotes environmental...

Women’s Tennis: Nida Hamilton, Kate Turvy lead Wildcats to 10th consecutive regional title

Women’s Tennis: Nida Hamilton, Kate Turvy lead Wildcats to 10th consecutive regional title

Mike Marut, Reporter

May 12, 2013


Filed under Sports, Tennis, Top Sports Stories, Top Stories, Women's Tennis

Kate Turvy and Nida Hamilton led Northwestern's victory march against Baylor on Saturday, helping the Wildcats win their 10th straight regional title. Hamilton breezed through her singles match against Baylor’s Alex Leatu 6-0, 6-2 while Turvy defeated Victoria Kisialeva 6-3, 6-3. “I just wanted...

Starbucks re-opens with larger downtown location

Starbucks re-opens with larger downtown location

Amanda Gilbert, Reporter

May 11, 2013


Filed under Business, City, Local, Top Stories

Evanston officials celebrated Friday the downtown Starbucks’ move to a larger, eco-friendly location. Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl and Ald. Judy Fiske (1st) welcomed the move to 1734 Sherman Ave., steps away from the old coffee shop and a few storefronts closer to Northwestern's Evanston campus. The...

Indie band Walk the Moon to play Dillo Day

Indie band Walk the Moon to play Dillo Day

Cat Zakrzewski, Campus Editor

May 10, 2013


Filed under Blogs, On Campus, Top Stories

Before hitting the festival circuit this summer, rising indie rock band Walk the Moon will perform at Dillo Day. The Ohio-based band will perform in the daytime headliner slot at 1:30 p.m. June 1, Mayfest announced this morning. Walk the Moon, which recently wrapped up a tour with indie pop band Fun...

Q&A: ASG’s new community relations vice president to focus on student volunteerism

Q&A: ASG’s new community relations vice president to focus on student volunteerism

Edward Cox, Assistant City Editor

May 9, 2013


Filed under City, Local, Top Stories

The Associated Student Government Senate nominated its new community relations vice president, Kevin Harris, on Wednesday. Harris, a Weinberg freshman and a member of Delta Chi fraternity, has been as been a part of ASG since Fall Quarter. The Daily talked to Harris on Thursday about increasing volun...

Baseball: Northwestern looks for ulterior motivation for series against Indiana

Baseball: Northwestern looks for ulterior motivation for series against Indiana

Alex Putterman, Reporter

May 9, 2013


Filed under Baseball, Sports, Top Sports Stories, Top Stories

The world’s biggest optimist would point out that Northwestern could still qualify for the Big Ten Tournament. Everyone else would concede the Wildcats have essentially no chance. Entering the final in-conference series of the year, even the Cats acknowledge postseason play is not in their future....

Hands of support: Northwestern commemorates Dmitri Teplov with memorial

Hands of support: Northwestern commemorates Dmitri Teplov with memorial

Lauren Caruba, In Focus Editor

May 8, 2013


Filed under Campus, Dmitri Teplov, Events, Student Government, Top Stories

The Northwestern community found itself in an all-too-familiar scene Wednesday evening — gathered at The Rock to remember the life of a student. This time, faculty and students highlighted the humble intelligence of Dmitri Teplov. More than 150 people came together at 5 p.m. to mourn the death of t...

Associated Student Government Senate rejects several executive board nominees

Associated Student Government Senate rejects several executive board nominees

Sophia Bollag, Copy Chief

May 8, 2013


Filed under Campus, Student Government, Top Stories

Three of the seven nominees for Associated Student Government’s open executive positions were blocked by Senate on Wednesday night, the first time in three years that nominees have not been confirmed. At the end of the meeting, ASG president Ani Ajith, a former Daily staffer, expressed his disappointment...

Baseball: Northwestern suffers ’embarrassing’ loss to University of Chicago

Baseball: Northwestern suffers ’embarrassing’ loss to University of Chicago

Alex Putterman, Reporter

May 8, 2013


Filed under Baseball, Sports, Top Sports Stories, Top Stories

The University of Chicago is supposed to be one of Northwestern’s chief academic rivals — not one of its top athletic adversaries. So the Wildcats’ 9-7 loss Wednesday to the Maroons (24-12) at Rocky Miller Park was particularly troubling for “Chicago’s Big Ten Team.” “You go into these (o...

Softball: Wildcats preparing to finally defend Big Ten Tournament crown after 4-year hiatus

Softball: Wildcats preparing to finally defend Big Ten Tournament crown after 4-year hiatus

Rebecca Friedman, Reporter

May 8, 2013


Filed under Softball, Sports, Spring Sports, Top Sports Stories, Top Stories

Despite missing out on a first-round bye with three losses to Michigan this past weekend, fifth-seeded Northwestern is confident heading into the Big Ten Tournament. As the best seed playing in the first round, NU will face off against Indiana, the No. 12 seeded. The 2013 tournament marks the first ...