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Men’s Soccer: After strong end to 2017, Cats primed for bounce-back season

Men’s Soccer: After strong end to 2017, Cats primed for bounce-back season

Ella Brockway, Reporter

August 24, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Soccer, Sports, Top Sports Stories, Top Stories

Men’s Soccer When Northwestern’s 2017 season ended in a 4-1 loss to Michigan in the Big Ten Tournament quarterfinals, there was sadness and disappointment and the feelings that typically come with the end of a season. But there was also optimism. “We really started to develop an atta...

Albion Residential breaks ground on Sherman Avenue apartment building

Albion Residential breaks ground on Sherman Avenue apartment building

Elizabeth Byrne, Summer Editor

August 23, 2018


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

Albion Residential held a groundbreaking ceremony Thursday attended by members of city staff, property stakeholders and members of the Evanston community. The controversial Sherman Avenue apartment complex was approved by City Council in November. The tower will feature 273 residential units, 6,8...

NU alum Ed Rutherford brings John Collier short stories to stage

NU alum Ed Rutherford brings John Collier short stories to stage

Andrea Michelson, Assistant Summer Editor

August 23, 2018


Filed under Alumni, Arts and Entertainment, Latest Stories, Theater, Top Stories

Ed Rutherford (Communication ’03) first encountered the writings of John Collier while he was studying theater at Northwestern. After reading a teleplay adaption of one of Collier’s short stories, Rutherford said he was hooked on the British expatriate’s cynical yet humorous tone and promptly checked...

Harley Clarke citizen referendum to appear on November ballot

Harley Clarke citizen referendum to appear on November ballot

Elizabeth Byrne, Summer Editor

August 22, 2018


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

A citizen advisory referendum about the possible demolition of the Harley Clarke mansion will appear on the November ballot after the election commission dismissed one objection to the referendum and overruled another at a Tuesday meeting. The election commission unanimously overruled a third objection...

Women’s Soccer: NU opens 2018 season with two wins

Women’s Soccer: NU opens 2018 season with two wins

Peter Warren, Sports Editor

August 21, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Top Sports Stories, Top Stories, Women's Soccer

Women’s Soccer For the fourth straight year, Northwestern opened its season with two wins in its first weekend of action. Playing in the Hoosier Challenge Cup in Bloomington, Indiana, the Wildcats defeated Miami University 2-1 on Friday and Wake Forest 2-0 on Sunday. In the opening ga...

Northwestern alumnae present play at Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Northwestern alumnae present play at Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Ahlaam Delange, Reporter

August 21, 2018


Filed under Alumni, Arts and Entertainment, Latest Stories, Theater, Top Stories

The production company Part of Main is teaming up with two Northwestern alumnae to present “The Squirrel Plays” at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. “The Squirrel Plays” by Communication Prof. Mia McCullough (Communication '92) is a two-part performance, made up of companion plays “Infestations”...

Football: Full 2018 season preview, including positional breakdowns and record predictions

Football: Full 2018 season preview, including positional breakdowns and record predictions

Gameday Staff

August 20, 2018


Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports, Top Stories

Football It's almost here: The opening night of Northwestern's 2018 football season is less than two weeks away. While coach Pat Fitzgerald and the Wildcats prepare to build upon their 10-3 season a year ago, The Daily has compiled a complete, in-depth breakdown of this NU team to get you equa...

Women’s Soccer: Same as always, NU’s back line at center of team’s success

Women’s Soccer: Same as always, NU’s back line at center of team’s success

Charlie Goldsmith, Sports Social Editor

August 16, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Top Sports Stories, Top Stories, Women's Soccer

Women’s Soccer The roots of the comeback are hard to trace. Last season, Northwestern had one of the country’s best mid-season turnarounds that took them from the middle of the Big Ten pack to the conference tournament championship game and the second round of the NCAA Tournament, but no on...

Fountain Square renovations delayed by leak in pipes, slated to end in December

Fountain Square renovations delayed by leak in pipes, slated to end in December

Kristina Karisch, Summer Web Editor

August 15, 2018


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

Renovations to Fountain Square in downtown Evanston are scheduled to be delayed through the end of December, Dave Stoneback, the public works director, announced Monday. The square, which has been under construction since April 2017, was slated to be completed by Sept. 30, after a number of delays. Now, Stoneback said at a city meeting, there are potential leaks in pipes att...

Real estate transfer tax increase to appear on November ballot

Real estate transfer tax increase to appear on November ballot

Elizabeth Byrne, Summer Editor

August 14, 2018


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

Aldermen approved a resolution 6-2 to place the proposed real estate transfer tax increase on the ballot in November at a Monday meeting. City Council previously discussed increasing the real estate transfer tax at a July 23 meeting in an effort to increase revenue for the city. The tax, which individuals...

Alec Klein no longer at NU following harassment allegations

Alec Klein no longer at NU following harassment allegations

Kristina Karisch and Ally Mauch

August 10, 2018


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

Alec Klein, the former director of the Medill Justice Project, is no longer employed by Northwestern University following harassment allegations and an investigation into his behavior, according to a Friday email from interim associate vice president for equity Sarah Wake obtained by The Daily. Klein...

Football: Ryan Fieldhouse sparkles, but its ability to attract recruits is up for debate

Football: Ryan Fieldhouse sparkles, but its ability to attract recruits is up for debate

Drew Schott, Reporter

August 9, 2018


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

Football Khalid Jones, a three-star linebacker from South Carolina, signed his national letter of intent to play football for Northwestern in December. Jones, who enrolled at NU the next month, said he chose the school over programs like Wisconsin and Tennessee because of its academics and foot...