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Kathleen Hagerty named interim dean of Kellogg

Kathleen Hagerty named interim dean of Kellogg

Ally Mauch, Summer Managing Editor

July 12, 2018


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

Kellogg Prof. Kathleen Hagerty has been named the interim dean of the Kellogg School of Management, the University announced in a Thursday news release. Hagerty, who currently serves as the senior associate dean of faculty and research, will begin her new position September 1. She succeeds Sally Blount...

Police locate suspect in man with gun incident

Police locate suspect in man with gun incident

Ally Mauch, Summer Managing Editor

July 12, 2018


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

Police determined the cause of the call of a man with a gun on Northwestern’s campus to be a part-time Northwestern student with a wooden toy gun, University spokesman Bob Rowley told The Daily in an email. The man was taken into custody Tuesday evening, several hours after police got a call that...

Evanston Refugee Task Force discusses new program, plans info sessions

Evanston Refugee Task Force discusses new program, plans info sessions

Elizabeth Byrne, Summer Editor

July 12, 2018


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

The Evanston Refugee Task Force examined refugee numbers in the United States and planned future information sessions for the community at a Tuesday meeting. The group also discussed the Trump administration’s current policies about border separation. The task force originated at an Evanston city-school...

City Council reaches agreement with Smylie Brothers, moves forward with new proposal process

City Council reaches agreement with Smylie Brothers, moves forward with new proposal process

Elizabeth Byrne, Summer Editor

July 11, 2018


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

City Council approved a resolution terminating the lease between the city and Smylie Brothers Brewing Co. at 2222 Oakton St. at a Monday meeting. Aldermen voted 5-2 to pass the resolution with Ald. Thomas Suffredin (6th) and Ald. Cicely Fleming (9th) voting against the resolution. The 10-year lease...

Police investigate call of man with gun on campus, source determined to likely be props

Police investigate call of man with gun on campus, source determined to likely be props

Ally Mauch, Summer Managing Editor

July 10, 2018


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Top Stories

Evanston and University police are investigating the call of a man with a gun on Northwestern’s campus Tuesday, according to the EPD twitter account. At 5:40 p.m. EPD tweeted that the area was secure and police units were clearing the scene. The tweet said the likely source of the call was props be...

Evanston residents join protestors at Dan Ryan shutdown, call for gun reform

Evanston residents join protestors at Dan Ryan shutdown, call for gun reform

Kristina Karisch, Summer Web Editor

July 10, 2018


Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Top Stories

Evanston residents joined protesters from across Chicago in blocking the Dan Ryan Expressway Saturday to call attention to gun violence, crime and other issues affecting neighborhoods in the city. Thousands of people gathered on the highway for a shutdown of the northbound lanes, led by Rev. Michael...

Annual Taste of Evanston event benefits Connections for the Homeless, Reba Place

Annual Taste of Evanston event benefits Connections for the Homeless, Reba Place

Ally Mauch, Summer Managing Editor

July 8, 2018


Filed under Business, City, Local, Top City Stories, Top Stories

More than 500 community members filled their plates and stomachs Sunday evening at the fourth annual Taste of Evanston. The event, hosted by the Evanston Lighthouse Rotary Club, featured about 40 different vendors on the east lawn of the historic Charles Gates Dawes House. Hoosier Mama Pie Company,...

Northwestern says it won’t make changes to admissions after Trump administration rescinds Obama-era guidance

Northwestern says it won’t make changes to admissions after Trump administration rescinds Obama-era guidance

Alan Perez, Summer Copy Editor

July 8, 2018


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

Northwestern will not change its admission practices after the Trump administration revoked Obama-era guidelines that encouraged the use of race in college admissions. The announcement is reassuring for affirmative action proponents, but it remains unclear how admission officials use race when making...

Northwestern Medicine helps release nutrition app in the U.S.

Northwestern Medicine helps release nutrition app in the U.S.

Rachel Kupfer, Reporter

July 8, 2018


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

When Feinberg Prof. and Northwestern Medicine cardiologist Mark Huffman goes to the grocery store, he now buys a new, healthier brand of bread than he used to - a brand he’d never heard of until the app FoodSwitch. Officially launched in the US through Apple and Google Play on June 28 with the help...

Friends remember Angel Wilson as generous friend, talented student

Friends remember Angel Wilson as generous friend, talented student

Elizabeth Byrne, Summer Editor

July 6, 2018


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Top Stories

At the first Northwestern Football home game of the season and almost every game after, Angel Wilson was in the stands supporting the ’Cats. “I remember so many times cheering with her, standing in the stands, laughing and sometimes we would stay all the way until the end,” close friend and...

Captured: 97th annual Fourth of July parade

Captured: 97th annual Fourth of July parade

July 5, 2018


Filed under Captured: Photo Blog, City, Latest Stories, Local, Multimedia, Top Stories

Welcome to The Daily’s photo blog: Captured. This will be a space for The Daily’s photographers to share their best work, including photos from weekend performances and events around the community. You can contact the photographers by emailing photo@dailynorthwestern.com. Community members flocked to Central Street Wednesday afternoon for Evanston’s 97th annual Fourt...

Ryan Lumsden enjoys challenge of U.S. Open, looks forward to future opportunities

Ryan Lumsden enjoys challenge of U.S. Open, looks forward to future opportunities

Joseph Wilkinson, Digital Projects Editor

July 5, 2018


Filed under Golf, Latest Stories, Sports, Top Sports Stories, Top Stories

Men's Golf On June 14, the top golfers in the world teed off at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club in Southampton, New York for the 2018 U.S. Open. Among the exclusive group: Northwestern senior Ryan Lumsden. “It was an incredible experience, really, really interesting to see how my game stacks up ...