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The Weekly: Annual Lipstick Theatre Burlesque Show, ASG funding overhaul

The Weekly: Annual Lipstick Theatre Burlesque Show, ASG funding overhaul

The Daily Audio Desk

April 17, 2018


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

This week, we sat down with Kayla Carter to talk about her experience pushing herself out of her comfort zone to perform in Burlesque. For Week on the Street, we asked students for their thoughts on the annual sex-positive show. We wrap up with some details on ASG’s overhaul of student group funding. — Podcast by Natalie Shilati...

CTSS to host journalist Jonathan Martin, political operative Amanda Litman

CTSS to host journalist Jonathan Martin, political operative Amanda Litman

Gabby Birenbaum, Assistant Campus Editor

April 17, 2018


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Speakers, Top Stories

New York Times political correspondent Jonathan Martin and Run for Something co-founder Amanda Litman (Weinberg ’12) will discuss the state of American politics Thursday in a moderated conversation hosted by the Contemporary Thought Speaker Series and the department of political science, CTSS announced...

District 202 considers student journalism policy changes

District 202 considers student journalism policy changes

Catherine Henderson, Assistant City Editor

April 17, 2018


Filed under City, Education, Latest Stories, Top Stories

In response to student complaints about censorship, the Evanston Township High School/ District 202 board introduced policy changes to improve communication between student publications and the administration. Board members briefly discussed the proposal at their April 9 meeting. The changes would...

Students gather for 1-year memorial of Mohammed Ramzan’s death

Students gather for 1-year memorial of Mohammed Ramzan’s death

Catherine Kim, Web Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under Campus, Events, Latest Stories, Top Stories

As a group of students gathered Monday for the one-year memorial of Mohammed Ramzan’s death, Samantha Flood fondly recalled the special bond she shared with Ramzan. “Even though we were friends for only six months … you meet that one person in your life and you know –– you know that nobody...

OPAL, District 65 express support for Nichols principal after claims of discriminatory practices

OPAL, District 65 express support for Nichols principal after claims of discriminatory practices

Samantha Handler, Assistant City Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under City, Education, Latest Stories, Top Stories

The Organization for Positive Action and Leadership announced its support of the equity work at Nichols Middle School, following a piece in Crain’s Chicago Business that claimed the separation of faculty for a training session was indicative of segregation. On March 23, Peter Kirsanow — a commissioner at the United States Commission ...

Northwestern to begin partnership with new food service provider in fall

Northwestern to begin partnership with new food service provider in fall

Alan Perez, Assistant Campus Editor

April 15, 2018


Filed under Administration, Campus, Facilities, Latest Stories, Top Campus Stories, Top Stories

Northwestern announced Friday a new partnership with one of the largest food service management companies in the United States, ending long-standing relationships with two other leading providers. Compass Group North America, based in Charlotte, North Carolina, will assume food service operations...

Pritzker talks college tuition, job creation at meet and greet with Schakowsky

Pritzker talks college tuition, job creation at meet and greet with Schakowsky

Kristina Karisch, Development and Recruitment Editor

April 15, 2018


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

U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.) said Saturday that she is confident Democratic gubernatorial candidate J.B. Pritzker will run a strong campaign leading up to November’s election, and that he will stick to his progressive policy proposals. Schakowsky and Pritzker spoke at a meet and greet, held...

Lacrosse: No. 7 Wildcats pick up 7th straight win at Penn State

Lacrosse: No. 7 Wildcats pick up 7th straight win at Penn State

Ella Brockway, Assistant Sports Editor

April 15, 2018


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

Lacrosse With under 13 minutes left against No. 14 Penn State, all was on the line for Northwestern. The No. 7 Wildcats (12-3, 4-0 Big Ten) had built a 13-9 lead early in the second half, but the Nittany Lions (9-5, 3-1) were on a run, scoring 3 straight goals in 14 minutes to cut it...

Weinberg juniors Patterson, Ash win ASG election

Weinberg juniors Patterson, Ash win ASG election

Gabby Birenbaum, Assistant Campus Editor

April 13, 2018


Filed under Campus, Student Government, Top Campus Stories, Top Stories

Weinberg juniors Sky Patterson and Emily Ash won the election for Associated Student Government president and executive vice president Friday, election commissioner Julia Shenkman confirmed. Patterson and Ash won 49.2 percent of the vote, election commissioner Dillon Saks told The Daily in an email....

Tamar Manasseh talks building community, combating violence

Tamar Manasseh talks building community, combating violence

Syd Stone, City Editor

April 13, 2018


Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Top Stories

Following the shooting death of Lucille Barnes in 2015, Tamar Manasseh knew she could no longer be complacent. She said she knew she had to do do something to “fix the scourge of gun violence that grips Chicago,” so she set up lawn chairs and a barbeque on the corner of 75th Street and Stewart...

ASG candidates Patterson, Kim cover safe spaces, sexual assault in final debate

ASG candidates Patterson, Kim cover safe spaces, sexual assault in final debate

Rachel Kupfer, Reporter

April 12, 2018


Filed under ASG Elections, Campus, Latest Stories, Top Stories

During their second and final debate on Thursday, candidates for Associated Student Government president and executive vice president discussed support for marginalized communities, including ensuring they have safe spaces. The half hour-long debate, attended by about 20 people in Technological Institute,...

Schapiro, administrators talk research efforts, campus inclusion at ‘Conversations with the President’

Schapiro, administrators talk research efforts, campus inclusion at ‘Conversations with the President’

Adrian Wan, Assistant Web Editor

April 12, 2018


Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories, Top Stories

University President Morton Schapiro updated community members Thursday on Northwestern’s commitment to academic research and campus inclusion efforts. At the second of two “Conversations with the President” events this year, Schapiro discussed matters ranging from the University’s increased...