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Relay for Life surpasses fundraising goals as 600 Northwestern students participate

Relay for Life surpasses fundraising goals as 600 Northwestern students participate

Amanda Gilbert and Rebecca Savransky

May 19, 2013


Filed under Campus, Events, Top Stories

More than 600 Northwestern students came together Friday night to participate in Relay For Life, an event dedicated to raising money and awareness for the American Cancer Society. Throughout the night, students walked around the track at the Henry Crown Sports Pavilion and Aquatics Center to raise ...

Social stigma panel explores intersection of race, mental health

Social stigma panel explores intersection of race, mental health

Maddie Elkins, Reporter

May 19, 2013


Filed under Campus, Events, Greek, Top Stories

Top representatives from Student Affairs and Counseling and Psychological Services spoke Sunday afternoon about the stigmas generated through race, sexuality and culture that prevent students from seeking mental health care. Patricia Telles-Irvin, vice president for student affairs, joined CAPS officials...

Amid relocation buzz, Evanston Art Center holds biggest fundraiser of year

Amid relocation buzz, Evanston Art Center holds biggest fundraiser of year

Edward Cox, Assistant City Editor

May 19, 2013


Filed under Arts and Technology (City), City, Local, Top Stories

Evanston residents waged friendly bidding wars Saturday in an outdoor tent during the annual Evanston Art Center spring benefit, the organization's biggest fundraiser of the year. The art center, 2603 Sheridan Road, netted more than $35,000 from admission fees and the auction of donated art pi...

Lacrosse: Northwestern routs Penn State to advance to 9th straight Final Four

Lacrosse: Northwestern routs Penn State to advance to 9th straight Final Four

Josh Walfish, Sports Editor

May 18, 2013


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

It took No. 2 Northwestern four minutes to score, and from there the Wildcats never let up. NU scored five times before Penn State even manufactured a shot as the Cats advanced to their ninth consecutive Final Four with a 15-7 win over the Nittany Lions on Saturday night. “We came out strong...

In Focus: Falling through the cracks: Northwestern eyes mental health oversight for study abroad

In Focus: Falling through the cracks: Northwestern eyes mental health oversight for study abroad

Gideon Resnick, Reporter

May 17, 2013


Filed under In Focus, Top Stories

Disclosure is vital for treating mental health. No one knows that better than Terri Weaver. While studying abroad in London in November, her daughter, Weinberg junior Alyssa Weaver, committed suicide. Shocked by her daughter’s death, Terri Weaver, 55, retired early to cope with the pain. “Alyssa...

Updated: Dmitri Teplov a guiding force for his online friends

Updated: Dmitri Teplov a guiding force for his online friends

Patrick Svitek, Managing Editor

May 16, 2013


Filed under Campus, Dmitri Teplov, Top Stories

This summer was supposed be a big one for Brittany Neumann. She was finally going to see her boyfriend of six months for the first time in person. She was going to spend a few weeks with him at his home in New York and even meet his parents. "I wanted to go to the Statue of Liberty, and he told me I...

Evanston police, community members discuss recent gun violence

Evanston police, community members discuss recent gun violence

Ciara McCarthy, Assistant City Editor

May 16, 2013


Filed under City, Crime, Local, Top Stories

Evanston police announced Thursday they will increase their presence in west Evanston due to recent gun violence. More than 100 people gathered in a packed room at the Fleetwood-Jourdain Community Center, 1655 Foster St., for a routine 5th Ward meeting Thursday evening that quickly turned heated. C...

Baseball: Luke Farrell evolves from great story to great pitcher

Baseball: Luke Farrell evolves from great story to great pitcher

Alex Putterman, Reporter

May 15, 2013


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

Luke Farrell the pitcher could not keep up with Luke Farrell the story. For three years, Farrell was a semi-important member of Northwestern pitching staffs, passing through a variety of roles with touch-and-go success. Meanwhile, people told the story of Farrell’s victory over a persistent neck...

First weeks in office rocky for ASG’s Ani Ajith, Alex Van Atta

First weeks in office rocky for ASG’s Ani Ajith, Alex Van Atta

Cat Zakrzewski, Campus Editor

May 15, 2013


Filed under Campus, Student Government, Top Stories

About three weeks after spring showers washed his chalked campaign slogans away, Ani Ajith's fledgling Associated Student Government presidency grappled with a series of external and internal challenges. Ajith and ASG executive vice president Alex Van Atta ran in the April election as the ticket ...

Looking to begin broader dialogue, Evanston community members discuss gun violence

Looking to begin broader dialogue, Evanston community members discuss gun violence

Ciara McCarthy, Assistant City Editor

May 15, 2013


Filed under City, Crime, Local, Top Stories

Participants in a Wednesday panel on gun violence started a community discussion they hope will lead to a citywide movement by June. About 20 people gathered at Curt’s Cafe, 2922 Central St., to discuss gun violence. Four panel members shared stories of their experiences and subsequent involvement in g...

Associated Student Government presents concrete plans for coming year

Associated Student Government presents concrete plans for coming year

Jeanne Kuang, Assistant Campus Editor

May 15, 2013


Filed under Campus, Student Government, Top Stories

Following a contentious Senate meeting last week, Associated Student Government settled into its routine Wednesday with discussion of goals for the year and plans to fill the cabinet. “This week was all about showing exactly what ASG is going to look like,” ASG president Ani Ajith told The Daily...

Read this week’s issue of The Current

Read this week’s issue of The Current

Chelsea Peng, Current Editor

May 15, 2013


Filed under The Current, Top Stories

In this week's issue of The Current, a profile of a new interactive play about poverty, "The Great Gatsby" reviewed, and five words for Angelina Jolie. Read the issue below: For the individual stories, visit https://dailynorthwestern.com/current/...