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Elder dining hall to remain under construction after renovation plans change

Elder dining hall to remain under construction after renovation plans change

Cameron Cook, Assistant Campus Editor

December 10, 2018


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

Elder dining hall will not reopen this academic year as originally scheduled due to a redesign of the renovation plans, according to a Monday email from student affairs administrators. The change was made “in response to student feedback,” and the new design will focus on “inclusive dining”...

Northwestern students urged to be cautious with Yellow Vest protests in Paris

Northwestern students urged to be cautious with Yellow Vest protests in Paris

Catherine Kim, Reporter

December 10, 2018


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

PARIS –– Northwestern students in Paris have faced an unforeseen challenge the past few weeks: learning to navigate the city amidst the Yellow Vest protests. This Saturday marked the fourth weekend of the anti-government protests, which began as a response to the French government’s decision...

Survivors of Parkland shooting say gun activism has ‘awoke a generation’

Survivors of Parkland shooting say gun activism has ‘awoke a generation’

Zoe Malin, Reporter

December 10, 2018


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

March For Our Lives activist Samantha Fuentes does not look injured — she wears boots with heels and makeup like other women her age, and speaks sarcastically with a sense of humor. But Fuentes, a former student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., was injured in the February...

Women’s Basketball: Wildcats drop third-straight game in loss to No. 18 Marquette

Women’s Basketball: Wildcats drop third-straight game in loss to No. 18 Marquette

Ella Brockway, Reporter

December 9, 2018


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

Women's Basketball For a moment in the third quarter of Northwestern’s nonconference matchup against No. 18 Marquette on Sunday, it seemed as though the Wildcats had put Wednesday’s defeat to No. 20 DePaul — one in which they’d scored a whopping 32 points in the first quarter before losing by 16...

Men’s Basketball: Wildcats go on late run to secure comeback victory against DePaul

Men’s Basketball: Wildcats go on late run to secure comeback victory against DePaul

Andy Marquardt, Reporter

December 8, 2018


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

Men's Basketball Northwestern came back from a 15-point deficit in the second half against in-state rival DePaul on Saturday to ensure a 75-68 victory in a tightly-contested home matchup. With just under ten minutes left, DePaul guard Devin Gage hit a two-point jumper that put the Blue Demon...

Northwestern to cover technology fee following intense backlash

Northwestern to cover technology fee following intense backlash

Danny Vesurai and Alex Wong

December 7, 2018


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Top Stories

The technology fee levied this academic year on international students will be covered by Northwestern, Ravi Shankar, the International Office director, said in an email to international students Friday morning. The decision comes after around 600 students and faculty signed a petition that pushed for NU to cover the $50 fee or spread it out among all students, citing concerns about discrimination a...

Students demand mental health reform, criticize administration’s prior efforts

Students demand mental health reform, criticize administration’s prior efforts

Cameron Cook and Danny Vesurai

December 6, 2018


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Top Stories

Student activists lambasted Northwestern’s handling of mental health issues and urged for increased inclusion and transparency in helping students cope with mental health problems, presenting a list of demands to Vice President for Student Affairs Patricia Telles-Irvin during a rally Thursday. The...

The Daily Northwestern presents: Holiday Guide 2018

The Daily Northwestern presents: Holiday Guide 2018

Daily Northwestern staff

December 5, 2018


Filed under 2018 Holiday Guide, Latest Stories, Top Stories

2018 Holiday Guide Welcome to The Daily’s annual Holiday Guide! Pick up our print issue on newsstands or read it online. Holiday Guide Stories: International students talk about their favorite New Year’s traditions from abroad With different cultures on campus, students talk about differ...

Men’s Basketball: NU returns from 15 point deficit only to fall by two to No. 5 Michigan

Men’s Basketball: NU returns from 15 point deficit only to fall by two to No. 5 Michigan

Peter Warren, Sports Editor

December 5, 2018


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

Men's Basketball Four winters ago, Tre Demps hit two game-tying three-pointers — one with 2.4 left in regulation and another with 3.2 left in OT — in a 82-78 win over Michigan. Two winters ago, Dererk Pardon buried the most consequential and infamous shot in Northwestern history against th...

Aldermen vote against censure of Rainey following ethics violations

Aldermen vote against censure of Rainey following ethics violations

Kristina Karisch and Cassidy Wang

December 4, 2018


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

Aldermen voted against the censure of Ald. Ann Rainey (8th) at a Monday Rules Committee meeting, following findings by the Board of Ethics that Rainey had violated the city’s ethics code on three counts. The violations concern Rainey’s involvement with the demolition efforts for the Harley Clarke...

Northwestern Jewish organizations light ice sculpture menorah to kick off Hanukkah

Northwestern Jewish organizations light ice sculpture menorah to kick off Hanukkah

Cameron Cook, Assistant Campus Editor

December 3, 2018


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

Students and Evanston community members came together Sunday evening in the rain to carve and light an ice menorah and celebrate the first night of Hanukkah in front of Deering Library. The event was organized by Northwestern Hillel and Northwestern Chabad. After a menorah was carved out of an ice...

Football: Northwestern fades late after comeback attempt, falls to Ohio State 45-24 in Big Ten Championship

Football: Northwestern fades late after comeback attempt, falls to Ohio State 45-24 in Big Ten Championship

Ben Pope, Gameday Editor

December 2, 2018


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

Football INDIANAPOLIS — The purple beach was pushing back, repelling the red tide that had overrun its protections and shellacked its defenses, reclaiming its sand inch by inch on the night destined to determine the Big Ten title. But then the tsunami came — a perfect storm of rampant injuries...