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Former ETHS staff member charged with sexually assaulting student

Former ETHS staff member charged with sexually assaulting student

Syd Stone, Managing Editor

February 12, 2019


Filed under City, Crime, Education, Latest Stories, Top City Stories, Top Stories

Michael Haywood, 33, turned himself in to Evanston police and was charged with criminal sexual assault by a person of authority, a felony.

One-on-One with sophomore wrestler Sebastian Rivera

Peter Warren and Christopher Vazquez

February 11, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, Multimedia, Sports, Top Stories, Video, Wrestling

 Welcome to One-on-One, The Daily Northwestern’s new sports interview where The Daily sits down with a Northwestern athlete for a conversation about athletics, their interests and more. Sebastian Rivera is an All-American wrestler who has yet to lose a match at 125 pounds this season and star...

Low-income students struggle to stay warm despite SES efforts

Low-income students struggle to stay warm despite SES efforts

Austin Benavides, Reporter

February 11, 2019


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Top Campus Stories, Top Stories

Despite Student Enrichment Services’ efforts to provide low-income students with winter jackets, some students said these coats are not enough to withstand Evanston’s bitingly cold winters. Wind chills reached between 50 to 55 degrees below zero Jan. 30, prompting NU to close for the seventh time du...

As Northwestern pushes for sustainability, students say everyday waste on campus can be reduced

As Northwestern pushes for sustainability, students say everyday waste on campus can be reduced

Priyanshi Katare, Reporter

February 10, 2019


Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories, Top Stories

While Northwestern has been recognized for its efforts to be environmentally conscious on a broader scale of resource purchases, some students said sustainability in daily consumption can still be improved. Sustainability has been one of NU’s top strategic and community engagement priorities in...

Community members discuss racism at play stage reading

Community members discuss racism at play stage reading

Clare Proctor, Assistant City Editor

February 10, 2019


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

A stage reading of a play set immediately after the Civil War sparked conversation about systems of oppression still prevalent in today’s society. “Blacks aren’t the only souls eroded by the monster of racism,” Taurean Webb, one of the organizers of the event, said. “How are we all implicated?...

Small businesses are ‘embraced’ at Evanston’s indoor farmers’ market

Small businesses are ‘embraced’ at Evanston’s indoor farmers’ market

Zoe Malin, Reporter

February 10, 2019


Filed under Business, City, Latest Stories, Local, Top Stories

Every Saturday morning from December to April, the Evanston Ecology Center comes alive as vendors set up for the city’s indoor farmers’ market. Businesses from across the Midwest and Chicagoland area share their offerings at this weekly event, highlighting fresh food and other unique products. In...

Activists condemn University defense of Kanazawa’s academic freedom, draft demands regarding diversity

Activists condemn University defense of Kanazawa’s academic freedom, draft demands regarding diversity

Cameron Cook, Assistant Campus Editor

February 9, 2019


Filed under Academic, Campus, Diversity and Inclusion, Top Stories

Students worked on a list of demands and discussed racism in academia in response to the University's defense of visiting scholar Satoshi Kanazawa's presence. The administration has said Kanazawa has a right to express his views freely.

The Weekly: SNL cast member Pete Davidson visits campus. Do comedians owe it to their audiences to be politically correct?

The Weekly: SNL cast member Pete Davidson visits campus. Do comedians owe it to their audiences to be politically correct?

Cassidy Jackson, Audio Editor

February 9, 2019


Filed under Audio, Latest Stories, Multimedia, The Weekly, Top Stories

On Feb. 2, A&O Productions brought SNL cast member Pete Davidson to Northwestern. Audio editor Cassidy Jackson sat down with students to discuss their reaction to the comedy act, as well as development and recruitment editor Amy Li's coverage of the performance....

Candidates face a crowded field in the Chicago mayoral Election

Candidates face a crowded field in the Chicago mayoral Election

Catherine Henderson, Clare Proctor, Andres Correa, Aaron Boxerman, and Gabby Birenbaum

February 8, 2019


Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Politics, State, Top City Stories, Top Stories

On Feb. 26, Chicago residents will cast their vote for one of 14 candidates seeking to replace Rahm Emanuel as mayor of Chicago. Emanuel announced he would not run for reelection in September 2018, after serving for eight years as Chicago’s first Jewish mayor. During his two terms in office, he...

Former Michigan gubernatorial candidate says his faith taught him to be good

Former Michigan gubernatorial candidate says his faith taught him to be good

Catherine Kim, Campus Editor

February 8, 2019


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Speakers, Top Stories

No matter how unpopular they may be, former Michigan gubernatorial candidate Abdul El-Sayed said he doesn’t back down from his beliefs –– and challenged students to be kind even when they face opposition. Speaking to about 50 students at Harris Hall on Thursday, El-Sayed recalled his own experiences...

High costs, inconvenience of on-campus parking leads students to take their cars elsewhere

High costs, inconvenience of on-campus parking leads students to take their cars elsewhere

Jason Harward, Reporter

February 7, 2019


Filed under Campus, Facilities, Latest Stories, Top Stories

Parking lot closings and snow-clearing days are frequent occurrences on campus during the winter months, but these closings exacerbate the already limited nature of on-campus parking options. For many students, the best option is to avoid the uncertainties of on-campus parking altogether by using...

Behind the Byline: Clare Proctor on Illinois possibly raising the age to buy tobacco. Is any Juul safe?

Behind the Byline: Clare Proctor on Illinois possibly raising the age to buy tobacco. Is any Juul safe?

Ryan Wangman, Audio Editor

February 7, 2019


Filed under Audio, Behind the Byline, City, Latest Stories, Multimedia, Top Stories

We talk to city reporter Clare Proctor, who's been looking into revived efforts by Illinois lawmakers to increase the age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21.