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Football: Ryan Fieldhouse sparkles, but its ability to attract recruits is up for debate

Football: Ryan Fieldhouse sparkles, but its ability to attract recruits is up for debate

Drew Schott, Reporter

August 9, 2018


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

Football Khalid Jones, a three-star linebacker from South Carolina, signed his national letter of intent to play football for Northwestern in December. Jones, who enrolled at NU the next month, said he chose the school over programs like Wisconsin and Tennessee because of its academics and foot...

Northwestern students join crowd in Grant Park for Lollapalooza 2018

Northwestern students join crowd in Grant Park for Lollapalooza 2018

Elizabeth Byrne, Summer Editor

August 9, 2018


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Top Campus Stories, Top Stories

As many Chicago locals and visitors outfitted themselves in their finest basketball jerseys and covered themselves in glitter for Lollapalooza, spotted among the festival crowd were a few Northwestern students. The four-day festival in Grant Park attracted an estimated 430,000 festival attendees according...

Evanston farmers market vendor Kombucha Brava opens taproom on Custer Avenue

Evanston farmers market vendor Kombucha Brava opens taproom on Custer Avenue

Andrea Michelson, Assistant Summer Editor

August 8, 2018


Filed under Business, City, Latest Stories, Top City Stories, Top Stories

Regina Sant’Anna self-identifies as a “farmers market chaser.” She seeks out farmers markets in every city she visits, and has shopped at the local market in Evanston for years. This summer, she is experiencing the Downtown Evanston farmers market from the other side of the table selling home-brewed...

One year after hurricanes, University spearheads arts development project in Puerto Rico

One year after hurricanes, University spearheads arts development project in Puerto Rico

Ally Mauch, Summer Managing Editor

August 7, 2018


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Top Campus Stories, Top Stories

Northwestern is leading a two-year arts development project in Puerto Rico funded by a $500,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, a University news release said. The Puerto Rican Arts Development initiative will involve ten emerging and ten established artists from the island. The project...

Lollapalooza 2018: A conversation with Evanston-born artist Femdot

Lollapalooza 2018: A conversation with Evanston-born artist Femdot

Ally Mauch, Summer Managing Editor

August 5, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Latest Stories, Music, Top Stories

In his early performance at Lollapalooza’s American Eagle stage Saturday, Femdot brought all the energy. Fresh off releasing his album “Delacreme 2” and graduating from DePaul University with a biology degree in the spring, the Evanston-born and Chicago-raised hip hop artist performed for a sma...

Football: Scouting every game on Northwestern’s 2018 schedule

Football: Scouting every game on Northwestern’s 2018 schedule

Joseph Wilkinson, Digital Projects Editor

August 2, 2018


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

Football Coming off a 10-3 season that featured an eight-game winning streak to end the season, Northwestern faces with an uncertain future as it heads into 2018. Senior quarterback Clayton Thorson’s progress from his ACL surgery is the big storyline, but the Wildcats also lost the leading rusher...

Obama endorses Pritzker, Stratton, in gubernatorial race

Obama endorses Pritzker, Stratton, in gubernatorial race

Kristina Karisch, Summer Web Editor

August 2, 2018


Filed under City, Latest Stories, Politics, Top City Stories, Top Stories

Former president Barack Obama has endorsed Democratic gubernatorial candidate J.B. Pritzker and his running mate Juliana Stratton ahead of November’s midterm elections. Obama tweeted out a list of endorsements on Wednesday, expressing his support for candidates in a number of states, in both statewide and national...

Lollapalooza 2018: Who to see and what to eat

Lollapalooza 2018: Who to see and what to eat

Ally Mauch, Summer Managing Editor

August 1, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Latest Stories, Music, Top Stories

Lollapalooza is an essential Chicago-area experience — four days of crowded trains, blistering August heat and all the music, food and fun you could ever wish for. The music festival will once again take over Grant Park this weekend, Thursday through Sunday. Here is your guide to Lollapalooza 2018: Who to see ...

NU Center of Wrongful Convictions helps exonerate client Marcel Brown

NU Center of Wrongful Convictions helps exonerate client Marcel Brown

Elizabeth Byrne, Summer Editor

July 31, 2018


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Top Campus Stories, Top Stories

After spending 10 years in prison, Chicago-native Marcel Brown walked out of prison on July 18 after the state of Illinois dropped his murder charges due to help from the Pritzker School of Law Center on Wrongful Convictions. Brown was officially released after the state dismissed his previous murder...

Bail set for man accused of sexual assault in Foster-Walker Complex

Bail set for man accused of sexual assault in Foster-Walker Complex

Ally Mauch, Summer Managing Editor

July 29, 2018


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Top Campus Stories, Top Stories

A man was ordered held on $100,000 bail Sunday on charges that he tried to sexually assault a woman in Foster-Walker Complex early Saturday morning, according to the Chicago Tribune. Emmanuel Boadu, who works as a sterile processing technician for Northwestern Medicine, allegedly attacked the woman around 1 a.m. in her...

NUPD to conduct ‘violent incident’ training exercise

NUPD to conduct ‘violent incident’ training exercise

Ally Mauch, Summer Managing Editor

July 29, 2018


Filed under Campus, Campus Safety, Latest Stories, Top Campus Stories, Top Stories

University Police will conduct a training exercise next week to raise awareness among the Northwestern community about what to do in the event of a violent incident on campus, according to a Friday email from Chief of Police Bruce Lewis. The exercise will be filmed for a safety video, and parts of...

EPD concludes March swatting incident was linked to victim’s gamer status

EPD concludes March swatting incident was linked to victim’s gamer status

Elizabeth Byrne, Summer Editor

July 25, 2018


Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Top City Stories, Top Stories

Evanston Police have concluded their investigation into the March swatting incident on Northwestern’s campus and deemed the incident linked to the victim's status as a gamer, EPD Cmdr. Ryan Glew told The Daily Tuesday. On March 14, EPD received a call from a man who claimed to have shot his girlfriend in Engelhart Hall, a graduate residence hall. The Northwestern co...