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Football: Despite early adversity, Wildcats rally past Golden Bears

Football: Despite early adversity, Wildcats rally past Golden Bears

John Paschall, Assistant Gameday Editor

September 1, 2013


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Gameday, Sports, Top Sports Stories, Top Stories

BERKELEY, Calif. — Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald said his team would face adversity early on this year. He wasn’t kidding. NU held on to beat Cal 44-30 in a seesaw affair to open the season. It was a nightmare start for the Wildcats. Cal marched down the field and scored a touchdown...

Football Season Preview: Season predictions

Football Season Preview: Season predictions

Rohan Nadkarni and John Paschall

August 28, 2013


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Gameday, Sports, Top Stories

Season record John Paschall: 11-1 I’m not just drinking the purple Kool-Aid — I’m chugging it. There are two teams in the Big Ten that could beat Northwestern: Ohio State and NU itself. Going to play at Wisconsin will be a tremendous challenge, but there’s just too much confidence in the W...

Updated: Northwestern student robbed near Foster Street CTA station

Updated: Northwestern student robbed near Foster Street CTA station

Patrick Svitek, Summer Editor

August 22, 2013


Filed under Blogs, On Campus, The Summer Northwestern 2013, Top Stories

A Northwestern student was robbed Thursday night after leaving the Foster Street CTA station, according to a University security alert. A man and two girls started talking to the student at about 8:30 p.m. in the parking lot of Engelhart Hall, which is adjacent to the station, according to the alert...

Updated: D65 to pay former Superintendent Hardy Murphy $175,000 in severance agreement

Updated: D65 to pay former Superintendent Hardy Murphy $175,000 in severance agreement

Patrick Svitek, Summer Editor

August 19, 2013


Filed under City, Education, Local, The Summer Northwestern 2013, Top Stories

Evanston/Skokie District 65 will pay former Superintendent Hardy Murphy $175,000 as part of a severance agreement, D65 board president Tracy Quattrocki announced Monday evening. Murphy, whose resignation went into effect Aug. 9, had two years remaining on his contract, or about $600,000 in salary...

Updated: New Evanston subcommittee rules out shortening Northwestern shuttle service

Updated: New Evanston subcommittee rules out shortening Northwestern shuttle service

Patrick Svitek, Summer Editor

August 17, 2013


Filed under City, Local, Politics, The Summer Northwestern 2013, Top Stories

A new Evanston City Council subcommittee is no longer considering shortening Northwestern shuttle service along Noyes Street, according to a city official. The city's Administration and Public Works Committee voted Monday night to create the panel in response to concerns first raised by Ald. Judy...

Updated: Evanston aldermen to weigh Northwestern shuttle route

Updated: Evanston aldermen to weigh Northwestern shuttle route

Patrick Svitek, Summer Editor

August 16, 2013


Filed under City, Local, Politics, The Summer Northwestern 2013, Top Stories

A new Evanston City Council subcommittee will meet with University officials for the first time next month to address Northwestern's shuttle route along Noyes Street. The city's Administration and Public Works Committee voted Monday night to form the panel including Alds. Judy Fiske (1st), Jane...

After transplant surgery, Nordman looks forward to new chapter of life

After transplant surgery, Nordman looks forward to new chapter of life

Ally Mutnick, Summer Reporter

August 13, 2013


Filed under Campus, Student Groups, The Summer Northwestern 2013, Top Stories

Only three days after a double lung transplant, Josie Nordman took off the oxygen mask that had helped her breathe for the last eight months. Her doctor was unsure, but she insisted. She walked a lap around a hall in the hospital breathing completely on her own. “I was just crying,” the rising...

Patients march 7 miles to protest transplant policy at Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Patients march 7 miles to protest transplant policy at Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Cat Zakrzewski, Assistant Summer Editor

August 12, 2013


Filed under Administration, Campus, The Summer Northwestern 2013, Top Stories

The death of a young woman who illegally lived in the country has intensified criticism of Northwestern Memorial Hospital's organ transplant policy, leading to a seven-mile march Sunday. The family of Sarai Rodriguez says it holds the hospital accountable for her death Friday, saying the hospital...

Trader Joe’s set to open in early September

Trader Joe’s set to open in early September

Amanda Gilbert, Summer Reporter

August 9, 2013


Filed under Around Town, Blogs, The Summer Northwestern 2013, Top Stories

If all goes according to plan, Northwestern students should be able to shop at Trader Joe's when the academic year starts. The store's website says the Evanston location, 1211 Chicago Ave., will open Sept. 6, a month earlier than the original date. “It's practically complete,” said Scott Gendell,...

Surveillance video captures moments before, after alleged sexual assault

Surveillance video captures moments before, after alleged sexual assault

Ciara McCarthy, Summer Reporter

August 8, 2013


Filed under Around Town, Blogs, The Summer Northwestern 2013, Top Stories

Evanston police released a surveillance video Thursday taken across the street from an alleged sexual assault and robbery near the Chicago-Evanston border. Authorities say they are still searching for the man who sexually assaulted and robbed a 19-year-old woman Tuesday morning in the 1700 block of...

Updated: 2 brothers fatally shot inside downtown Evanston business

Updated: 2 brothers fatally shot inside downtown Evanston business

Patrick Svitek, Summer Editor

July 31, 2013


Filed under Around Town, Blogs, The Summer Northwestern 2013, Top Stories

Two brothers were found shot to death last night inside their downtown Evanston business, according to police and relatives. The brothers were taken to the basement of Evanston Pipe & Tobacco, 923 Davis St., and shot multiple times, their uncle Qudrat Syed said. Evanston police identified the...