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Men’s Basketball: Wildcats face tough, ‘disciplined’ Badgers’ defense

Men’s Basketball: Wildcats face tough, ‘disciplined’ Badgers’ defense

Josh Walfish, Reporter
February 19, 2013
Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Northwestern has not had much recent success against No. 19 Wisconsin. The Wildcats have lost 10 of their last 11 matchups with the Badgers with the sole victory coming at home in the 2008-09 season. NU has beaten every single Big Ten team at least once since its last win over Wisconsin. Bill ...

ASG connects students, landlords at second off-campus housing fair

ASG connects students, landlords at second off-campus housing fair

Amy Whyte, Reporter
February 19, 2013
Filed under Campus, Student Government, Top Stories

Associated Student Government hosted its second annual Winter Housing Fair on Tuesday at Norris University Center for Northwestern students interested in living off-campus next year. The fair, an event ASG initiated last year, brings together Evanston landlords for students to meet and talk to about...

Football: The oral history of the Pat Fitzgerald era

Football: The oral history of the Pat Fitzgerald era

Rohan Nadkarni, Sports Editor
February 19, 2013
Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports, Top Sports Stories, Top Stories

On Jan. 1, 2013, Northwestern won its first bowl game in 64 years, ending the nation’s longest bowl-win drought. The Wildcats’ head coach Pat Fitzgerald, a college football Hall of Famer and member of the University’s 1996 Rose Bowl team, became the school’s winningest head coach with the Gator Bowl wi...

ASG, NU FitRec work to bring Zumba to South Campus

ASG, NU FitRec work to bring Zumba to South Campus

Ally Mutnick, Assistant Campus Editor
February 19, 2013
Filed under Campus, Student Government, Top Stories

Associated Student Government is working with Northwestern Fitness and Recreation to bring a free Zumba class to Parkes Hall this spring as part of a trial run to set up more group exercise classes on South Campus. The ASG Student Life Committee came up with the idea after hearing complaints from ...

Thieves steal copper from Evanston religious institutions five times in 2013

Thieves steal copper from Evanston religious institutions five times in 2013

Ciara McCarthy, Reporter
February 18, 2013
Filed under City, Crime, Top Stories

A group of individuals have stolen copper piping from Evanston religious institutions five times since the beginning of the year, a worrying trend for owners of older buildings with the pricey copper gutters and downspouts. Three different Evanston churches have reported the theft of copper downsp...

Photo gallery: Northwestern vs. Illinois

Photo gallery: Northwestern vs. Illinois

Kaitlin Svabek, Photographer
February 18, 2013
Filed under Multimedia, Photo Gallery, Top Stories

Northwestern started off on the wrong foot and never got it right Sunday night against in-state foe Illinois. The Wildcats gave up the first 7 points of the contest, and the Fighting Illini matched every single run the Cats threw at them in a dominating 62-41 victory at Welsh-Ryan Arena. “If we’re not scor...

Fox News’ James Rosen considers storing research materials in University’s archive collection

Fox News’ James Rosen considers storing research materials in University’s archive collection

Amy Whyte, Reporter
February 17, 2013
Filed under Alumni, Campus, Top Stories

Medill alum James Rosen, professionally known as a Washington Correspondent for Fox News, refers to himself personally as a “Beatles freak.” Rosen (MSJ ‘96) was on campus Friday for the first time since graduating from Medill’s graduate program to look into the possibility of storing research...

FMO, Alianza host Collins for discussion of race at Northwestern

FMO, Alianza host Collins for discussion of race at Northwestern

Joseph Diebold, Web Editor
February 17, 2013
Filed under Campus, Student Groups, Top Stories

After a slew of dialogues aimed at improving the racial climate on Northwestern’s campus last school year, such events slowed to a crawl this year. But For Members Only and Alianza took the first step toward changing that Sunday, hosting NU maintenance worker Michael Collins for a combined general...

Woman’s Club of Evanston, ETHS students dress up senior girls for prom

Woman’s Club of Evanston, ETHS students dress up senior girls for prom

Catie L'Heureux, Reporter
February 17, 2013
Filed under City, Education, Local, Top Stories

The Woman’s Club of Evanston launched a donation drive Sunday to help get Evanston Township High School senior girls ready for prom. Through March 8, five Evanston locations will accept dresses, shoes and jewelry for the club’s Dreams Delivered Prom Boutique. “Our goal is that every girl...

Howard, Northwestern students get wild in rendition of ‘Harlem Shake’ meme

Howard, Northwestern students get wild in rendition of ‘Harlem Shake’ meme

Cat Zakrzewski, Assistant In Focus Editor
February 17, 2013
Filed under Campus, Student Entertainment, Student Groups, Top Stories

Burgwell Howard said Sunday that Northwestern is a school that likes to always be “cutting-edge” and keep up with the “latest trends.” Even if that trend is on YouTube. On Sunday afternoon, about 100 Wildcats left the library and hit the floors of Henry Crown Sports Pavilion to record Northwestern’s...

President Obama visits Chicago, addresses gun violence with calls for economic and community growth

President Obama visits Chicago, addresses gun violence with calls for economic and community growth

Ciara McCarthy and Manuel Rapada
February 16, 2013
Filed under City, Crime, Local, National, Politics, Top Stories

CHICAGO — President Barack Obama returned to his South Side roots Friday, calling economic opportunity and community development crucial in keeping children safe from gun violence. After much cheering, squealing and cell-phone picture-taking from the Hyde Park Academy students in attendance, Obama...

Illinois Senate passes same-sex marriage, bill heads to House

Illinois Senate passes same-sex marriage, bill heads to House

Stephanie Haines and Jia You
February 15, 2013
Filed under City, Local, Politics, State, Top Stories

The Illinois Senate passed legislation Thursday that would allow same-sex marriage statewide, a Valentine’s Day triumph for some Northwestern students and an Evanston alderman. “Obviously it’s a great and important step, and I’m very excited,” Zach Wichter, co-president of NU Rainbow Alliance,...