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Steve Forbes talks health care, taxes at College Republicans event

Steve Forbes talks health care, taxes at College Republicans event

Alison Albelda, Reporter

November 7, 2017


Filed under Campus, Speakers, Top Campus Stories, Top Stories

Steve Forbes, editor in chief and chairman of Forbes Media, spoke about the recent Republican tax bill and issues with the American health care system at a Monday event sponsored by College Republicans. About 70 people gathered in Fisk Hall to attend the event. College Republicans president David...

New Evanston pop-up store features antiques, home accessories

New Evanston pop-up store features antiques, home accessories

Victoria Lee, Reporter

November 7, 2017


Filed under City, Top City Stories, Top Stories

Lora Swanson, the owner of antique business Swantiques, said her parents took her to flea markets and antique stores as a child. As she learned about the history and age of various pieces from the vendors, she said her fascination with vintage furniture and home accessories grew. “It was just kind...

NU Center on Wrongful Convictions client acquitted of 2009 murder

NU Center on Wrongful Convictions client acquitted of 2009 murder

Elizabeth Byrne, Assistant Campus Editor

November 6, 2017


Filed under Campus, Top Campus Stories, Top Stories

Kerry Masterson, a client of Northwestern’s Center on Wrongful Convictions, was acquitted Thursday of a 2009 murder, the University announced in a release. The center — housed in the Bluhm Legal Clinic of the Pritzker School of Law — identifies potential cases of wrongful conviction and advocates...

Men’s Basketball: Seniors prepare to lead Northwestern into uncharted territory

Men’s Basketball: Seniors prepare to lead Northwestern into uncharted territory

Garrett Jochnau, Print Managing Editor

November 6, 2017


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

Men's Basketball When Northwestern takes the court Friday, it will do so without a familiar weight on its shoulders. For the first time ever, the Wildcats will enter their new campaign on the heels of an NCAA Tournament appearance — an appearance 79 years in the making and the fruits of a historic jo...

Football: Northwestern beats Nebraska 31-24, earns third consecutive OT win

Football: Northwestern beats Nebraska 31-24, earns third consecutive OT win

Cole Paxton, Copy Chief

November 4, 2017


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

Football LINCOLN, Neb. — Northwestern had the overtime magic two weeks ago, when Iowa tight end Noah Fant dropped an open pass to give the Wildcats a 17-10 win. NU had the magic last week, when junior linebacker Nate Hall picked off Michigan State quarterback Brian Lewerke to give the Cats a 39-31 victory in triple overtime. And NU had the magic again amid a wash of scarlet Saturday, as senior safety K...

Students gather on SAE headquarters lawn to protest rape culture on campus

Students gather on SAE headquarters lawn to protest rape culture on campus

Catherine Kim, Development and Recruitment editor

November 4, 2017


Filed under Campus, Campus Safety, Greek, Top Campus Stories, Top Stories

Several students shared stories of sexual assault as they sat on the lawn of Sigma Alpha Epsilon’s national headquarters Friday in solidarity with survivors. At the beginning of the protest, about 40 people gathered in between the International Studies Residential College and the Communications...

The Weekly Podcast: A Rally for faculty, protests on campus and “falling into fall”

The Weekly Podcast: A Rally for faculty, protests on campus and “falling into fall”

The Daily Audio Desk

November 3, 2017


Filed under Audio, Multimedia, The Weekly, Top Stories

In this episode of The Weekly, Audio Editor Sam Bernitz attends the student group rally “Students for NU NTE Faculty Justice" and talks to attendees about higher wages and bargaining rights for non-tenure eligible faculty. Bernitz also speaks with Prof. Abram J. Lewis about the new protest policy on camp...

Obamas, Chance the Rapper celebrate Chicago during Summit finale

Obamas, Chance the Rapper celebrate Chicago during Summit finale

Catherine Kim, Development and Recruitment Editor

November 2, 2017


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

CHICAGO — Former first lady Michelle Obama and artist Chance the Rapper — two Chicagoans — embraced each other on stage Wednesday before kickstarting a concert to celebrate Chicago and young leaders the Obama Foundation Summit brought together. "It's just so good to be home," Michelle Obama...

Kellogg named best full-time MBA program in world by The Economist

Kellogg named best full-time MBA program in world by The Economist

Maddie Burakoff, Assistant Campus Editor

November 2, 2017


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

Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management has the best full-time MBA program in the world, according to The Economist’s 2017 ranking. Kellogg has consistently risen in the publication’s annual ranking since 2013, when it was named number 23. Last year, NU was ranked second to the University...

Biden calls for greater U.S. involvement in world affairs at Chicago event

Biden calls for greater U.S. involvement in world affairs at Chicago event

Ryan Wangman, Development and Recruitment Editor

November 1, 2017


Filed under City, National, Politics, Top City Stories, Top Stories

CHICAGO — Former Vice President Joe Biden’s granddaughter convinced him to partake in a polar plunge in 38-degree weather with five simple words: “My pop can do anything.” Even in the face of an adverse political climate, Biden is convinced America can do anything, too. “Just get up (and)...

Northwestern’s Imagine U opens year with ‘Stellaluna’ performances

Northwestern’s Imagine U opens year with ‘Stellaluna’ performances

Amy Li, Reporter

November 1, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Students, Theater, Top Stories

A&E While parents and children may already know about the birds and the bees, Imagine U may just teach them a little something about the birds and the bats. Northwestern’s Imagine U will answer that question in its upcoming performance of “Stellaluna,” a story about a baby bat who is fo...

Controversial political scientist Charles Murray talks Trump, criticizes identity politics

Controversial political scientist Charles Murray talks Trump, criticizes identity politics

Tim Balk, Gameday Editor

November 1, 2017


Filed under Campus, Speakers, Student Groups, Top Campus Stories, Top Stories

Political scientist Charles Murray, whose appearances have sparked rowdy protests on some college campuses, spoke Wednesday about the conditions that led to President Donald Trump’s election and criticized what he called “toxic” identity politics at an event hosted by College Republicans. The...