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Men’s Tennis: Wildcats let victory slip away against Notre Dame

Men’s Tennis: Wildcats let victory slip away against Notre Dame

Kevin Casey, Reporter

February 11, 2014


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

The Tuesday tilt between Northwestern and Notre Dame, a contest between two top-30 squads from the Midwest, promised to be a nail-biting battle between highly engaged foes. And the action didn't disappoint. At Combe Tennis Center Tuesday night, the No. 30 Wildcats fell in a bitter 4-1 loss to...

City Council gives Evanston Art Center additional time to vacate Harley Clarke mansion

City Council gives Evanston Art Center additional time to vacate Harley Clarke mansion

Edward Cox, Assistant Web Editor

February 11, 2014


Filed under Arts and Technology (City), City, Local, Politics, Top Stories

City Council approved a measure Monday night granting the Evanston Art Center four additional months to leave its current location at the Harley Clarke mansion. Council approved a motion from Ald. Jane Grover (7th) to give the art center until the end of January 2015 to leave the deteriorating build...

Women’s Basketball: Coffey returns for seventh double-double, can’t help Northwestern finish against Iowa

Women’s Basketball: Coffey returns for seventh double-double, can’t help Northwestern finish against Iowa

Rebecca Friedman, Reporter

February 10, 2014


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

Northwestern (14-10, 4-7 Big Ten) gave up its third straight loss against conference rival Iowa (19-6, 7-4) on the road Monday night in Iowa City. Freshman Nia Coffey and sophomore Lauren Douglas were bright spots in the 90-84 defeat, the Wildcats' third conference loss in a row, tallying 29 and 25...

Northwestern professors remembered for influences in NU academics

Northwestern professors remembered for influences in NU academics

Rebecca Savransky, Assistant Campus Editor

February 9, 2014


Filed under Campus, Top Stories

Students and faculty commemorated the lives of Northwestern professors Rae and Leon Moses on Friday, remembering their contributions to the University's academics.  Leon Moses started at NU in 1959, serving in both the economics department and the Transportation Center before he died in October ...

Evanston restaurants participate in Chicago’s North Shore Restaurant Month

Evanston restaurants participate in Chicago’s North Shore Restaurant Month

Bailey Williams, Assistant City Editor

February 9, 2014


Filed under Business, City, Local, Top Stories

Nearly 20 Evanston restaurants are participating in Chicago's North Shore Restaurant Month, giving special offers to customers who present a certificate during the event. The Chicago North Shore Convention and Visitors Bureau organized the event. Edzo's Burger Shop, 1571 Sherman Ave., is offeri...

Women’s Basketball: With 6 games remaining, Wildcats are slipping off the bubble

Women’s Basketball: With 6 games remaining, Wildcats are slipping off the bubble

Bobby Pillote, Reporter

February 9, 2014


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

After Northwestern narrowly lost to then-No. 12 Penn State on Feb. 2, the team made an appearance in ESPN's Bracketology projection under the header "Next Four Out." It's a commendation for the grit the Wildcats have shown in close games all season, but also a warning that there is still work to be d...

A-NU-Bhav qualifies for national Bollywood America competition

A-NU-Bhav qualifies for national Bollywood America competition

Annie Bruce, Reporter

February 9, 2014


Filed under Campus, Student Groups, Top Stories

After winning a competition in Atlanta last weekend, Northwestern's A-NU-Bhav dance team will travel to San Francisco to compete at Bollywood America in April. This is the first time the Hindi film dance team will be competing in this national competition.  Weinberg senior Supriya Rastogi, co-c...

In light of ETHS camera concerns, Northwestern police say surveillance does not raise many privacy issues

In light of ETHS camera concerns, Northwestern police say surveillance does not raise many privacy issues

Edward Cox, Assistant Web Editor

February 7, 2014


Filed under Administration, Campus, Top Stories

As the city encounters resistance from residents worried about plans to line the streets leading to Evanston Township High School with cameras, University Police say surveillance has become an integral enforcement tool that doesn't raise too many privacy concerns. The 800 cameras around NU's camp...

Updated: Police: Nearly 300-year-old Stradivarius violin stolen from Bienen lecturer found in Milwaukee

Updated: Police: Nearly 300-year-old Stradivarius violin stolen from Bienen lecturer found in Milwaukee

Ally Mutnick, Campus Editor

February 7, 2014


Filed under Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories, Top Stories

A nearly 300-year-old Stradivarius violin stolen from Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music lecturer Frank Almond has been found in good condition, Milwaukee Police announced Thursday. The violin’s discovery comes just a day after police announced the arrest of three people in connection with the...

‘Next to Normal’ partners with Sustained Dialogue to foster mental health discussion

‘Next to Normal’ partners with Sustained Dialogue to foster mental health discussion

Rebecca Savransky, Assistant Campus Editor

February 7, 2014


Filed under Campus, Top Stories

The Jewish Theatre Ensemble’s current production of "Next to Normal" is partnering with Sustained Dialogue to promote campus conversation on mental health and illnesses. The show, which opened Feb. 6, documents a family's struggle after a tragedy brings up issues including drug addiction, mental...

Football: Fitzgerald downplays Signing Day hype while introducing newest Wildcats

Football: Fitzgerald downplays Signing Day hype while introducing newest Wildcats

Rohan Nadkarni, Reporter

February 5, 2014


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

Pat Fitzgerald could not help himself Wednesday. After opening his Signing Day news conference with a joke, the winningest football coach in Northwestern history just kept rolling. One reporter made the mistake of amending Fitzgerald’s favorite phrase to “stats are ‘sort of’ for losers”...

ASG members propose bills in support of trans community, affordable textbooks

ASG members propose bills in support of trans community, affordable textbooks

Rebecca Savransky, Assistant Campus Editor

February 5, 2014


Filed under Campus, Student Government, Top Stories

Associated Student Government discussed Wednesday a proposal pledging its support to the transgender community by listening to individuals' concerns and taking steps to create a more inclusive campus environment. The bill was proposed at the Association of Big Ten Students, a student government conference...