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Football: Northwestern stumbles in overtime clash with Michigan

Football: Northwestern stumbles in overtime clash with Michigan

Josh Walfish, Gameday Editor

November 10, 2012


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports, Top Stories

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Northwestern was leading by 3 with 18 seconds remaining in regulation. And then Devin Gardner hit Roy Roundtree. The Michigan quarterback and wide receiver connected on a 53-yard bomb with eight seconds left to move the ball from the Michigan 38-yard line to the NU 9-yard line....

Northwestern student-interns reflect on life inside Obama campaign

Northwestern student-interns reflect on life inside Obama campaign

Patrick Svitek, Online Managing Editor

November 9, 2012


Filed under Campus, Daily Decision, Top Stories

About nine hours after President Barack Obama declared electoral victory before thousands of screaming supporters in Chicago, his campaign staff woke up to their Blackberries and iPhones buzzing with a hasty email calling for a mandatory meeting in the “usual spot.” SESP junior Sharon Reshef,...

Men’s Soccer: Lenahan takes program from worst to first

Men’s Soccer: Lenahan takes program from worst to first

Dan Ryan, Sports Editor

November 9, 2012


Filed under Fall Sports, Soccer, Sports, Top Stories

When discussing elite Northwestern coaches, the conversation is dominated by two names. Pat Fitzgerald has brought the football program the kind of consistent success it has not seen since the mid-1990s, and Kelly Amonte Hiller leads a lacrosse team that assaults the NCAA record books each and every...

Tisdahl reverses approval of 7-Eleven liquor license application after community backlash

Tisdahl reverses approval of 7-Eleven liquor license application after community backlash

Manuel Rapada, Assistant City Editor

November 8, 2012


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

Evanston Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl reversed approval of a 7-Eleven franchisee’s liquor license application Thursday after reported community backlash over the new class of licenses needed for the convenience store to sell alcohol. “I understand your application, I understand all the reasons –...

Updated: Emotional Obama thanks campaign workers after winning re-election

Updated: Emotional Obama thanks campaign workers after winning re-election

Patrick Svitek, Online Managing Editor

November 8, 2012


Filed under Blogs, Daily Decision, Top Stories

Updated, 8 p.m. Thursday: The Obama campaign this evening posted a full version of the president's remarks to his campaign staff the morning after Election Day. Original post: A misty-eyed President Barack Obama thanked campaign workers at their Chicago headquarters on Wednesday morning, calling...

Electoral analysis: Youth vote decisive in some battleground states

Electoral analysis: Youth vote decisive in some battleground states

Patrick Svitek, Online Managing Editor

November 8, 2012


Filed under Campus, Daily Decision, Top Stories

Northwestern students may have woken up Wednesday morning to President-elect Mitt Romney if it were not for their peers’ votes, according to exit polls in Tuesday’s presidential contest. Early estimates pin youth turnout at just under half of the nearly 23 million young adults registered to vote...

‘More determined, more inspired than ever’: Obama gets four more years in White House

‘More determined, more inspired than ever’: Obama gets four more years in White House

Patrick Svitek, Online Managing Editor

November 7, 2012


Filed under Daily Decision, Top Stories

CHICAGO — President Barack Obama defeated former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney on Tuesday to secure a second term that he vowed to pursue with the same resolve that catapulted him to the White House four years ago. Promising that the "best is yet to come," Obama told exhilarated supporters early...

Evanston Police present racial profiling report, aldermen call for more discussion

Evanston Police present racial profiling report, aldermen call for more discussion

Rachel Janik, Reporter

November 6, 2012


Filed under City, Crime, Local, Photo Gallery, Politics, Top Stories

Representatives of the Evanston Police Department presented to the city’s Human Services Committee on Monday the results of an internal investigation that cleared the racial profiling allegations against the officer who detained a Northwestern professor’s son. In August, EPD Officer Mark Buell ha...

Evanston Police clear officer of racial profiling in Greenwell incident

Evanston Police clear officer of racial profiling in Greenwell incident

Susan Du, City Editor

November 5, 2012


Filed under City, Crime, Local, Top Stories

The Evanston Police officer who sparked a citywide controversy after briefly handcuffing the 13-year-old son of a Northwestern professor has been cleared of racial profiling after an internal investigation. During a burglary investigation in August, EPD officer Mark Buell briefly handcuffed Diwani Greenwell, the...

Friday night dinners continue at Chabad House despite disaffiliation with Northwestern

Friday night dinners continue at Chabad House despite disaffiliation with Northwestern

Cat Zakrzewski, Assistant Campus Editor

November 5, 2012


Filed under Campus, Student Groups, Top Stories

Despite the ongoing controversy surrounding Tannenbaum Chabad House's disaffiliation from Northwestern, there has been no apparent drop in the number of students at Friday night Shabbat dinners. Northwestern formally disassociated with Rabbi Dov Hillel Klein and Chabad House on Sept. 11 due to concer...

Medill Innocence Project screens first documentary

Medill Innocence Project screens first documentary

Sophia Bollag, Reporter

November 1, 2012


Filed under Campus, Student Groups, Top Stories

The Medill Innocence Project screened a rough cut of its first documentary Thursday, showcasing the work students have done since a new director took over the project in 2011. The 30-minute documentary, “In Pursuit of the Truth: Lifting the Veil at the Medill Innocence Project,” contained video...