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Psychology department’s revised vetting process more stringent, Zinbarg says at town hall

Psychology department’s revised vetting process more stringent, Zinbarg says at town hall

Cameron Cook, Assistant Campus Editor

February 6, 2019


Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories, Top Stories

Northwestern’s Psychology Department has revised its vetting process for visiting scholars in response to Satoshi Kanazawa’s controversial appointment, department chair Richard Zinbarg told a small group of students at a town hall style event on Wednesday. Kanazawa — whose work on race, gender...

Trump ‘stuck to the script’ for his State of the Union speech, and students are surprised

Trump ‘stuck to the script’ for his State of the Union speech, and students are surprised

Catherine Kim, Campus Editor

February 6, 2019


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

Students who gathered together to watch the State of the Union said they were surprised by the President Donald Trump’s unexpected “presidential-like” speech. As students watched from places like Norris University Center and McCormick Foundation Center, Trump went through his accomplishments...

Local restaurant Boltwood closed after struggling to turn a profit

Local restaurant Boltwood closed after struggling to turn a profit

Sneha Dey, Assistant City Editor

February 6, 2019


Filed under Business, City, Latest Stories, Top Stories

After five years in business, the doors have been bolted shut on Boltwood, a local market-driven restaurant in downtown Evanston. The restaurant closed on Dec. 31, 2018, after owner Brian Huston and partner Chrissy Prieto decided not to renew the lease at 804 Davis St., as Boltwood struggled to increase...

Men’s Basketball: Why does Northwestern not honor the 1931 national champions?

Men’s Basketball: Why does Northwestern not honor the 1931 national champions?

Peter Warren, Web Editor

February 5, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Latest Stories, Sports, Top Stories

Men's Basketball Almost everything about the reopened Welsh-Ryan Arena is new — the stands, the court, the food options, the size. But there is one new aspect that looks back on the old. Among the new additions are panelings on the outer walls of the concourse recognizing some of finest bas...

In God we trust?: Jewish students’ relationships to Israel, like the country itself, are complicated

In God we trust?: Jewish students’ relationships to Israel, like the country itself, are complicated

Gabby Birenbaum, Social Media Editor

February 4, 2019


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

This article is the second in a series on religious involvement on Northwestern’s campus. In the midst of studies showing declining levels of religiosity among college students, the series will spotlight different religious groups’ methods and thoughts on maintaining their faith. Michael Simon, t...

Ratings agency identifies bleaker financial outlook for Northwestern

Ratings agency identifies bleaker financial outlook for Northwestern

Alan Perez

February 3, 2019


Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories, Top Stories

Standard & Poor’s, one of the Big Three credit rating agencies, revised its outlook on NU’s long-term revenue bonds to “negative” from “stable,” citing worries about the school’s increasing debt.

Love, pain and post ups: The incredible rise of Dererk Pardon

Love, pain and post ups: The incredible rise of Dererk Pardon

Charlie Goldsmith, Sports Editor

February 3, 2019


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

Dererk Pardon has an ambigram. It’s a two-inch by two-inch cursive illustration on his massive right wrist, and it’s more than just a tattoo. From Pardon’s point of view, the black ink spells out “love.” But anyone looking at it from the other side would read “pain.” An ambigram is...

Students say University sexual misconduct training is ineffective, doesn’t change behavior

Students say University sexual misconduct training is ineffective, doesn’t change behavior

Cameron Cook, Assistant Campus Editor

February 3, 2019


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Top Stories

Some Northwestern students are reacting negatively to the University’s online sexual misconduct training, saying it’s insufficient for teaching students how to combat sexual harassment and violence. The training, rolled out Jan. 23, includes definitions of important terms and links to state laws...

SPAC offers white light therapy as a way to beat the winter blues

SPAC offers white light therapy as a way to beat the winter blues

Zoe Malin, Reporter

February 3, 2019


Filed under Campus, Facilities, Latest Stories, Science & Technology, Top Stories

There’s no doubt that Midwest winters are brutal, said Nancy Tierney, Northwestern Recreation’s associate director of fitness and wellness. The lack of sunshine and prolonged periods of subzero temperatures are saddening. With this in mind, she and her team at the Wellness Suite in Henry Crown Sports...

Northwestern student Gabriel Corona found in ‘good physical condition,’ police say

Northwestern student Gabriel Corona found in ‘good physical condition,’ police say

Catherine Kim and Syd Stone

February 2, 2019


Filed under Campus, City, Latest Stories, Top Stories

Corona’s family has been notified, and he has been provided with the “appropriate follow up and care,” according to a University release. His location was not disclosed, though NU says he was found in “good physical condition.”

Economist Francesca Cornelli named new dean of Kellogg

Economist Francesca Cornelli named new dean of Kellogg

Elizabeth Byrne, Campus Editor

February 2, 2019


Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories, Top Stories

Cornelli, who is the deputy dean of degree education and director of private equity at the London Business School, will begin her new position on Aug. 1, according to a news release.

The Daily Bounce: NU Falls to Maryland

The Daily Bounce: NU Falls to Maryland

Ryan Wangman, Audio Editor

January 31, 2019


Filed under Audio, Multimedia, The Daily Bounce, Top Stories

The Daily Bounce comes to you with another week in Northwestern basketball.