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Seth Meyers hosts 75th Golden Globe Awards Ceremony

Seth Meyers hosts 75th Golden Globe Awards Ceremony

Jane Recker, Arts and Entertainment Editor

January 8, 2018


Filed under Alumni, Arts and Entertainment, Top Stories

Northwestern alum Seth Meyers hosted the 75th Golden Globe Awards Ceremony in Beverly Hills on Sunday. As Meyers (Communication ‘96) noted, however, given the circumstances in Hollywood it might have been more appropriate for a woman to host the show. “If it’s any consolation, I’m...

Men’s Basketball: Northwestern’s disastrous week continues with sloppy loss at Penn State

Men’s Basketball: Northwestern’s disastrous week continues with sloppy loss at Penn State

Ben Pope, Managing Editor

January 6, 2018


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports, Top Sports Stories, Top Stories

Men's Basketball With matchups against two of Big Ten’s three worst teams from a season ago to start the 2018 calendar year, Northwestern seemingly had a golden opportunity to jump out to a 3-1 start in conference play. But the Wildcats (10-7, 1-3) were instead manhandled on the interior all week ...

Pedestrian fatally struck in south Evanston

Pedestrian fatally struck in south Evanston

Julia Esparza, Reporter

January 3, 2018


Filed under City, Crime, Police, Top Stories

A vehicle fatally struck a 27-year-old Chicago resident at Ridge Ave. and Howard St. on Wednesday about 7 a.m. Preliminary investigations suggest that the victim may have laid down on the road before being struck according to a news release. Police have not filed any citations or charges against the...

Men’s Basketball: Woeful offense sends Northwestern to loss to Nebraska

Men’s Basketball: Woeful offense sends Northwestern to loss to Nebraska

Cole Paxton, Managing Editor

January 2, 2018


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports, Top Sports Stories, Top Stories

Men's Basketball ROSEMONT — For a while, it appeared Northwestern could win despite shooting less than 30 percent from the field, playing without its best player and getting a poor performance from its leading scorer. Then, when Nebraska started to find its offense, things got ugly for the Wi...

2017: A Year in Review

2017: A Year in Review

December 30, 2017


Filed under Top Stories

From Northwestern’s first appearance in the Big Dance to an examination of fraternity life on campus following reports of sexual assault, take a look at the top news stories and features from this year. Check out our 2017: A Year in Review here.

Football: Northwestern claws out 24-23 victory in Music City Bowl

Football: Northwestern claws out 24-23 victory in Music City Bowl

Max Schuman, Gameday Editor

December 29, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports, Top Stories

Football NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The road to victory was a rocky one, filled with twists and turns. But as the clock ran out on the 2017 season, Northwestern, once again, found a way to get it done. In a Music City Bowl marred by injury and questionable officiating decisions, the No. 21 Wildcats (...

Third ETHS graduate files lawsuit tying former teacher to sexual abuse allegations

Third ETHS graduate files lawsuit tying former teacher to sexual abuse allegations

Rishika Dugyala, Reporter

December 21, 2017


Filed under City, Crime, Education, Local, Top City Stories, Top Stories

In light of allegations that a former Evanston Township High School drama teacher sexually abused students, Daniel Romain — one of the claimants — wanted to put a name and face to the legal complaints. Romain graduated from ETHS in 1985 and had been a part of the theatre department for each of...

Early Decision applications increase by about 6 percent this year

Early Decision applications increase by about 6 percent this year

Ally Mauch, Assistant Campus Editor

December 5, 2017


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

Northwestern received about 6 percent more Early Decision applications than last year, associate provost for University enrollment Michael Mills told The Daily in an email. As of Tuesday, NU had received a record number of 4,058 applications, Mills said. He added that in 2016, the University received...

Football: Northwestern set to face Kentucky in Music City Bowl

Football: Northwestern set to face Kentucky in Music City Bowl

Max Schuman, Gameday Editor

December 3, 2017


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

Football After rolling to a lengthy winning streak to close out the regular season, Northwestern is being rewarded with a first-ever trip to the Music City Bowl. The No. 21 Wildcats (9-3, 7-2 Big Ten) will face off against Kentucky (7-5, 4-4 SEC) in Nashville, The Tennessean first reported Sunday. ...

Holiday Guide 2017

Holiday Guide 2017

November 29, 2017


Filed under Top Stories

The trees are lit, the ice rink is out and the holiday season has descended upon Northwestern. The Daily's annual Holiday Guide is here to provide some festive content, exploring students' holiday traditions, seasonal celebrity songs, the origins of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and more. Check out...

Northwestern alumna Meghan Markle to wed Prince Harry in spring

Northwestern alumna Meghan Markle to wed Prince Harry in spring

Alison Albelda, Reporter

November 27, 2017


Filed under Alumni, Campus, Top Campus Stories, Top Stories

Prince Harry is officially off the market. Northwestern alumna Meghan Markle (Communication ‘03) is engaged to Prince Harry, the royal family announced Monday. Markle is best known for her role as Rachel Zane in the television legal drama “Suits.” She graduated from NU with a double major...

Football: No. 22 Northwestern dominates Illinois 42-7 to retain Land of Lincoln Trophy

Football: No. 22 Northwestern dominates Illinois 42-7 to retain Land of Lincoln Trophy

Ben Pope, Reporter

November 25, 2017


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

Football CHAMPAIGN — As a freshman in 2014, Justin Jackson experienced a season-ending loss to Illinois that kept Northwestern out of a bowl. Three seasons and three decisive wins in the rivalry series later, the Wildcats’ senior running back had the final word after an authoritative 42-7 victory Saturday in Champaign. “I’m glad we can go out beating them like that,” Jackson said. ...