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Women’s Basketball: Northwestern loses a nail-biter to Michigan in overtime 79-78

Women’s Basketball: Northwestern loses a nail-biter to Michigan in overtime 79-78

Andrew Golden, Assistant Sports Editor

January 8, 2019


Filed under Instagram Posts, Latest Stories, Sports, Top Stories, Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball For the first time this season, Northwestern found itself tied at the end of regulation on Tuesday. When a back-and-forth overtime left Michigan up by one point with just 12 seconds remaining, the Wildcats had one more chance to pull off their second-straight upset. ...

Almost a year later, a look back on how the budget deficit has impacted the University

Almost a year later, a look back on how the budget deficit has impacted the University

Cameron Cook, Assistant Campus Editor

January 8, 2019


Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories, Top Stories

Concern over additional cuts continues to loom over the University after spending on financial aid, high-profile faculty and new construction projects forced the University into a multimillion-dollar deficit. Since Provost Jonathan Holloway alerted Faculty Senate about a deficit in Jan. 2018, the administration has been tight-lipped on details about the severity of the budget cr...

Martinez: Diversity is not an empty promise

Martinez: Diversity is not an empty promise

Marissa Martinez, Opinion Editor

January 8, 2019


Filed under Columns, Instagram Posts, Latest Stories, Opinion, Top Stories

It’s something opinion editors, and The Daily itself, have said, time and time again — we’re committed to doing better. That’s a statement marginalized people have heard since the beginning of time. Empty promises from teachers, friends, organizations and corporations, all promising a shiny,...

Northwestern is letting Kanazawa stay, and students are angry

Northwestern is letting Kanazawa stay, and students are angry

Cameron Cook, Assistant Campus Editor

January 7, 2019


Filed under Campus, Diversity and Inclusion, Faculty, Latest Stories, Top Campus Stories, Top Stories

Students are voicing their concerns about the impact of controversial visiting scholar Satoshi Kanazawa’s presence and research after Northwestern signaled it would not remove him from campus. Kanazawa — whose works bear titles such as “Why Are Black Women Less Physically Attractive Than Other...

Three months after opening, Colectivo draws crowds, but struggles with chain reputation

Three months after opening, Colectivo draws crowds, but struggles with chain reputation

Maddy Daum, Assistant City Editor

January 7, 2019


Filed under City, Instagram Posts, Latest Stories, Top City Stories, Top Stories

Caffeine lovers hoping for a seat in the new Colectivo Coffee shop will have to keep looking. After opening three months ago at 716 Church Street, the coffee shop has attracted many new customers despite controversy over its impact on other local cafes. Paul Zalmezak, economic development manager for the city of Evanston, sai...

Beta Theta Pi members forced to move out of campus house following suspension

Beta Theta Pi members forced to move out of campus house following suspension

Pranav Baskar, Assistant Campus Editor

January 7, 2019


Filed under Campus, Greek, Instagram Posts, Latest Stories, Top Campus Stories, Top Stories

Members of Northwestern’s chapter of Beta Theta Pi have been forced to relocate from the fraternity’s on-campus house, a consequence of the group’s 4-year suspension announced in December. This has meant different things for different members of the fraternity. Since sophomores are required to me...

Demitrous Cook sworn in as new chief of police in Evanston

Ashley Capoot, Reporter

January 7, 2019


Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Police, Top City Stories, Top Stories

Evanston’s new police chief Demitrous Cook was sworn in on Wednesday morning during a brief but emotional ceremony at the Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center. Cook was selected for the position after a nationwide search that began when former police chief Richard Eddington announced his plan to r...

2018: A Year in Review

2018: A Year in Review

The Daily Northwestern Staff

January 2, 2019


Filed under Top Stories, Uncategorized

2018 Year in Review From Northwestern football reaching the Big Ten Championship to a gun hoax that forced the Evanston campus on lockdown, The Daily Northwestern was there to report the news. Take a look at our top news stories and features from 2018. Check out our 2018 Year in Review....

Football: Northwestern roars back thanks to massive third quarter, defeats Utah 31-20 in wild, historic Holiday Bowl

Football: Northwestern roars back thanks to massive third quarter, defeats Utah 31-20 in wild, historic Holiday Bowl

Cole Paxton, Gameday Editor

January 1, 2019


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

Football SAN DIEGO — This coastal, tropical city seemed an unlikely locale for a driving deluge on New Year’s Eve. Northwestern’s depleted defense seemed an unlikely unit to suddenly scoop up takeaways like it made tackles. The Wildcats’ offense, all but left for dead in the first half, showed fe...

Holiday Bowl Rapid Recap: No. 22 Northwestern 31, No. 17 Utah 20

Holiday Bowl Rapid Recap: No. 22 Northwestern 31, No. 17 Utah 20

Joseph Wilkinson, Reporter

December 31, 2018


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

Football SAN DIEGO — In Northwestern’s stunning 39-34 loss to Akron in September, the Wildcats led 21-3 at halftime before collapsing in the second half with three game-changing turnovers that directly led to Akron points. Against No. 17 Utah in the Holiday Bowl on Monday, it was No. 22 NU (9-...

Women’s Basketball: Northwestern’s comeback falls short against Rutgers

Women’s Basketball: Northwestern’s comeback falls short against Rutgers

Peter Warren, Web Editor

December 29, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Sports, Top Stories, Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball PISCATAWAY, N.J. — As sophomore guard Jordan Hamilton’s layup went through the basket to give Northwestern a one-point lead with a little over a minute to go, it looked like the Wildcats had finally made a breakthrough to swing the advantage away from Rutgers. And as t...

Associated Student Government President Sky Patterson resigns

Associated Student Government President Sky Patterson resigns

Elizabeth Byrne, Campus Editor

December 28, 2018


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Student Government, Top Campus Stories, Top Stories

Sky Patterson has resigned from her position as the Associated Student Government president. ASG announced Patterson’s resignation on Thursday. In a resignation letter dated Dec. 16, the Weinberg senior said she resigned to focus on her health and academics. “I am resigning today to take care...