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Northwestern Medicine helps release nutrition app in the U.S.

Northwestern Medicine helps release nutrition app in the U.S.

Rachel Kupfer, Reporter

July 8, 2018


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

When Feinberg Prof. and Northwestern Medicine cardiologist Mark Huffman goes to the grocery store, he now buys a new, healthier brand of bread than he used to - a brand he’d never heard of until the app FoodSwitch. Officially launched in the US through Apple and Google Play on June 28 with the help...

Friends remember Angel Wilson as generous friend, talented student

Friends remember Angel Wilson as generous friend, talented student

Elizabeth Byrne, Summer Editor

July 6, 2018


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Top Stories

At the first Northwestern Football home game of the season and almost every game after, Angel Wilson was in the stands supporting the ’Cats. “I remember so many times cheering with her, standing in the stands, laughing and sometimes we would stay all the way until the end,” close friend and...

Captured: 97th annual Fourth of July parade

Captured: 97th annual Fourth of July parade

July 5, 2018


Filed under Captured: Photo Blog, City, Latest Stories, Local, Multimedia, Top Stories

Welcome to The Daily’s photo blog: Captured. This will be a space for The Daily’s photographers to share their best work, including photos from weekend performances and events around the community. You can contact the photographers by emailing photo@dailynorthwestern.com. Community members flocked to Central Street Wednesday afternoon for Evanston’s 97th annual Fourt...

Ryan Lumsden enjoys challenge of U.S. Open, looks forward to future opportunities

Ryan Lumsden enjoys challenge of U.S. Open, looks forward to future opportunities

Joseph Wilkinson, Digital Projects Editor

July 5, 2018


Filed under Golf, Latest Stories, Sports, Top Sports Stories, Top Stories

Men's Golf On June 14, the top golfers in the world teed off at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club in Southampton, New York for the 2018 U.S. Open. Among the exclusive group: Northwestern senior Ryan Lumsden. “It was an incredible experience, really, really interesting to see how my game stacks up ...

Town hall covers immigration policies, solutions with Illinois representatives

Town hall covers immigration policies, solutions with Illinois representatives

Ruiqi Chen, Reporter

July 3, 2018


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

About 200 Evanston residents gathered at the Fleetwood-Jourdain Community Center Monday night for a town hall on immigration hosted by the Democratic Party of Evanston. Speakers included U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.), candidate for Illinois Attorney General and State Sen. Kwame Raoul (D-Chicago)...

NU grad earns fellowship with MLB commissioner, hopes to become league’s first female GM

NU grad earns fellowship with MLB commissioner, hopes to become league’s first female GM

Benjamin Rosenberg, Reporter

July 3, 2018


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

Billy Beane. Theo Epstein. Dave Dombrowski. They’re the names that come to mind when you think of Major League Baseball general managers, architects of teams that have competed for World Series championships year in and year out. They also all happen to be men. Katie Krall (Weinberg ’18) hopes...

Evanston union reps see little threat from Supreme Court decision

Evanston union reps see little threat from Supreme Court decision

Alan Perez, Copy Chief

July 2, 2018


Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Top Stories

Unions representing Evanston government employees are beginning to feel the impact of a recent Supreme Court decision banning mandatory union payments, just months before labor agreements are up for renegotiation. The largest union representing government employees in Evanston will likely lose up...

Captured: Families Belong Together Chicago March

Captured: Families Belong Together Chicago March

July 2, 2018


Filed under Captured: Photo Blog, Latest Stories, Multimedia, Top Stories

Welcome to The Daily’s photo blog: Captured. This will be a space for The Daily’s photographers to share their best work, including photos from weekend performances and events around the community. You can contact the photographers by emailing photo@dailynorthwestern.com. More than 50,000 people gathered in the Loop Saturday morning to protest the Justice Department...

Compass Group to bring new direction to Norris dining on July 1

Compass Group to bring new direction to Norris dining on July 1

Ruiqi Chen, Reporter

June 30, 2018


Filed under Campus, Facilities, Top Campus Stories, Top Stories

In early June, it was reported that Frontera Fresco would be the first restaurant in Norris University Center to close its doors as part of the University’s transition from Sodexo to Compass Group North America. When the transfer officially begins on July 1, more Norris dining options will join Fro...

Bat 17 owners open new barbeque restaurant on Church Street

Bat 17 owners open new barbeque restaurant on Church Street

Ally Mauch, Summer Managing Editor

June 26, 2018


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

The owners of Evanston sandwich-and-burger mainstay, Bat 17, are bringing something different to the city: authentic Texas-style barbeque. The new restaurant, Falcon Eddy’s Barbeque, opened Wednesday just around the corner from Bat 17 on Church Street. It will offer everything from brisket and ribs...

NU cohort joins Chicago Pride Parade for the first year

NU cohort joins Chicago Pride Parade for the first year

Ally Mauch, Summer Managing Editor

June 26, 2018


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

About 100 members of the Northwestern community joined marchers at the 49th annual Chicago Pride Parade Sunday for the first year, one of the organizers, Eric Boberg, said. The NU group — a flurry of purple and rainbow in matching T-shirts — marched the parade route through Boystown, a Chicago...

Supreme Court denies review of Pritzker lawyer’s ‘Making a Murderer’ case

Supreme Court denies review of Pritzker lawyer’s ‘Making a Murderer’ case

Allie Goulding, Reporter

June 25, 2018


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

The U.S. Supreme Court announced Monday that it will not hear the case of Pritzker lawyer Laura Nirider’s client, Brendan Dassey. Dassey was found guilty of raping and murdering Teresa Halbach in a Wisconsin court in April 2007. His conviction was based primarily on four separate two-on-one interrogations...