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Hands of support: Northwestern commemorates Dmitri Teplov with memorial

Hands of support: Northwestern commemorates Dmitri Teplov with memorial

Lauren Caruba, In Focus Editor

May 8, 2013


Filed under Campus, Dmitri Teplov, Events, Student Government, Top Stories

The Northwestern community found itself in an all-too-familiar scene Wednesday evening — gathered at The Rock to remember the life of a student. This time, faculty and students highlighted the humble intelligence of Dmitri Teplov. More than 150 people came together at 5 p.m. to mourn the death of t...

Associated Student Government Senate rejects several executive board nominees

Associated Student Government Senate rejects several executive board nominees

Sophia Bollag, Copy Chief

May 8, 2013


Filed under Campus, Student Government, Top Stories

Three of the seven nominees for Associated Student Government’s open executive positions were blocked by Senate on Wednesday night, the first time in three years that nominees have not been confirmed. At the end of the meeting, ASG president Ani Ajith, a former Daily staffer, expressed his disappointment...

Baseball: Northwestern suffers ’embarrassing’ loss to University of Chicago

Baseball: Northwestern suffers ’embarrassing’ loss to University of Chicago

Alex Putterman, Reporter

May 8, 2013


Filed under Baseball, Sports, Top Sports Stories, Top Stories

The University of Chicago is supposed to be one of Northwestern’s chief academic rivals — not one of its top athletic adversaries. So the Wildcats’ 9-7 loss Wednesday to the Maroons (24-12) at Rocky Miller Park was particularly troubling for “Chicago’s Big Ten Team.” “You go into these (o...

Softball: Wildcats preparing to finally defend Big Ten Tournament crown after 4-year hiatus

Softball: Wildcats preparing to finally defend Big Ten Tournament crown after 4-year hiatus

Rebecca Friedman, Reporter

May 8, 2013


Filed under Softball, Sports, Spring Sports, Top Sports Stories, Top Stories

Despite missing out on a first-round bye with three losses to Michigan this past weekend, fifth-seeded Northwestern is confident heading into the Big Ten Tournament. As the best seed playing in the first round, NU will face off against Indiana, the No. 12 seeded. The 2013 tournament marks the first ...

Evanston, ASG likely to pass anti-drone legislation in unprecedented joint resolution

Evanston, ASG likely to pass anti-drone legislation in unprecedented joint resolution

Sophia Bollag, Copy Chief

May 7, 2013


Filed under City, Local, Top Stories

A moratorium on the use of drones in Evanston will be the topic of the first potential joint resolution between City Council and Associated Student Government. “It would be both a symbolic step towards improving Northwestern and Evanston relations as well as having a practical and realistic benefit...

International students from Mexico take issue with Cinco de Mayo letter

International students from Mexico take issue with Cinco de Mayo letter

Cat Zakrzewski, Campus Editor

May 7, 2013


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

Weinberg sophomore Pablo Garcia Romero grew up in Mexico and had the day off from school every year for Cinco de Mayo. So when an email about the holiday circulated through campus Saturday night, reminding students to not drink tequila or eat tacos, he said he thought it was “over the top.” “I...

Baseball: Jack Livingston’s extra-inning double leads Northwestern to victory over UIC

Baseball: Jack Livingston’s extra-inning double leads Northwestern to victory over UIC

Alex Putterman, Reporter

May 7, 2013


Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Even when they win, the Wildcats don't make things easy. Northwestern (21-20) defeated Illinois-Chicago (21-25) 5-3 in 11 innings Tuesday in Chicago after blowing a 3-1 lead in the ninth inning. “I’m real proud of the guys,” coach Paul Stevens said. “They battled, they got ahead, and then...

Communication junior finishes third on ‘Jeopardy!’ college show, still has shot at semis

Communication junior finishes third on ‘Jeopardy!’ college show, still has shot at semis

Joseph Diebold, Web Editor

May 7, 2013


Filed under Campus, Student Entertainment, Top Stories

Dan Donohue finished third in Tuesday's episode of "Jeopardy! College Championship," but the Communication junior's score may land him one of four wild-card spots in the competition's semifinals. Donohue led nearly wire-to-wire against competitors from Georgetown University and the Georgia Institute...

Evanston couple turns passion for university photography into full business

Evanston couple turns passion for university photography into full business

Mallory Busch, Reporter

May 7, 2013


Filed under Business, City, Local, Top Stories

Evanston residents John and Carolyn Brzezinski have turned their hobby of photographing American colleges into a full-fledged business. Their business University Icons, which offers custom-order prints of American collegiate architecture, began selling products online in March. The website has photos...

A seat left empty: Northwestern grieves as Dmitri Teplov’s death ruled a suicide

A seat left empty: Northwestern grieves as Dmitri Teplov’s death ruled a suicide

Lauren Caruba, In Focus Editor

May 6, 2013


Filed under Campus, Dmitri Teplov, Top Stories

When Winston Feng walked into his physics class Monday morning, the seat next to him, normally occupied by friend and classmate Dmitri Teplov, was empty. “I went to class and I could barely concentrate because I was sitting next to a ghost,” said Feng, a McCormick sophomore. “He was supposed...

Football: Kain Colter excelling on different green this offseason

Football: Kain Colter excelling on different green this offseason

Josh Walfish, Sports Editor

May 6, 2013


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

Northwestern has come to expect senior quarterback Kain Colter to succeed on the green of a gridiron. However, he has also found a lot of success on the putting green. Although Colter may play football for the Wildcats, he claims golf may be his better sport. The Daily caught up with Colter after practice...