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Town hall covers immigration policies, solutions with Illinois representatives

Town hall covers immigration policies, solutions with Illinois representatives

Ruiqi Chen, Reporter

July 3, 2018


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

About 200 Evanston residents gathered at the Fleetwood-Jourdain Community Center Monday night for a town hall on immigration hosted by the Democratic Party of Evanston. Speakers included U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.), candidate for Illinois Attorney General and State Sen. Kwame Raoul (D-Chicago)...

NU grad earns fellowship with MLB commissioner, hopes to become league’s first female GM

NU grad earns fellowship with MLB commissioner, hopes to become league’s first female GM

Benjamin Rosenberg, Reporter

July 3, 2018


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

Billy Beane. Theo Epstein. Dave Dombrowski. They’re the names that come to mind when you think of Major League Baseball general managers, architects of teams that have competed for World Series championships year in and year out. They also all happen to be men. Katie Krall (Weinberg ’18) hopes...

Evanston union reps see little threat from Supreme Court decision

Evanston union reps see little threat from Supreme Court decision

Alan Perez, Copy Chief

July 2, 2018


Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Top Stories

Unions representing Evanston government employees are beginning to feel the impact of a recent Supreme Court decision banning mandatory union payments, just months before labor agreements are up for renegotiation. The largest union representing government employees in Evanston will likely lose up...

Captured: Families Belong Together Chicago March

Captured: Families Belong Together Chicago March

July 2, 2018


Filed under Captured: Photo Blog, Latest Stories, 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. More than 50,000 people gathered in the Loop Saturday morning to protest the Justice Department...

Compass Group to bring new direction to Norris dining on July 1

Compass Group to bring new direction to Norris dining on July 1

Ruiqi Chen, Reporter

June 30, 2018


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

In early June, it was reported that Frontera Fresco would be the first restaurant in Norris University Center to close its doors as part of the University’s transition from Sodexo to Compass Group North America. When the transfer officially begins on July 1, more Norris dining options will join Fro...

Bat 17 owners open new barbeque restaurant on Church Street

Bat 17 owners open new barbeque restaurant on Church Street

Ally Mauch, Summer Managing Editor

June 26, 2018


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

The owners of Evanston sandwich-and-burger mainstay, Bat 17, are bringing something different to the city: authentic Texas-style barbeque. The new restaurant, Falcon Eddy’s Barbeque, opened Wednesday just around the corner from Bat 17 on Church Street. It will offer everything from brisket and ribs...

NU cohort joins Chicago Pride Parade for the first year

NU cohort joins Chicago Pride Parade for the first year

Ally Mauch, Summer Managing Editor

June 26, 2018


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

About 100 members of the Northwestern community joined marchers at the 49th annual Chicago Pride Parade Sunday for the first year, one of the organizers, Eric Boberg, said. The NU group — a flurry of purple and rainbow in matching T-shirts — marched the parade route through Boystown, a Chicago...

Supreme Court denies review of Pritzker lawyer’s ‘Making a Murderer’ case

Supreme Court denies review of Pritzker lawyer’s ‘Making a Murderer’ case

Allie Goulding, Reporter

June 25, 2018


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

The U.S. Supreme Court announced Monday that it will not hear the case of Pritzker lawyer Laura Nirider’s client, Brendan Dassey. Dassey was found guilty of raping and murdering Teresa Halbach in a Wisconsin court in April 2007. His conviction was based primarily on four separate two-on-one interrogations...

Northwestern senior Angelica Wilson dies, investigation ongoing

Northwestern senior Angelica Wilson dies, investigation ongoing

Ally Mauch, Summer Managing Editor

June 23, 2018


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

Weinberg senior Angelica Wilson died Friday, according to an email Dean of Students Todd Adams sent out to the Northwestern community late Friday night. Wilson was from Los Altos, California, and was majoring in Biology. She was involved in Greek life on campus, in addition to the Refresh Dance Crew,...

Clinton discusses new thriller, cyber threats at book event in Chicago

Clinton discusses new thriller, cyber threats at book event in Chicago

Kristina Karisch, Summer Web Editor

June 22, 2018


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

CHICAGO — Former president Bill Clinton said he remembers exactly one instance during his two terms in office when he successfully evaded his Secret Service detail. Clinton was attending a G8 summit, and he, alongside former Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chrétien, managed to ditch his detail and...

Renée Fleming urges graduates to use their voices at 2018 commencement

Renée Fleming urges graduates to use their voices at 2018 commencement

Ally Mauch, Summer Managing Editor

June 22, 2018


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

Renowned opera singer Renée Fleming gave graduates a voice lesson at the 2018 commencement ceremony at Ryan Field Friday. “I’m not just talking about singing and it doesn’t have to be loud,” Fleming said. “I’m talking about finding your voice, developing and caring for it and making it...

Commencement Notebook: Rainy weather doesn’t deter graduation ceremony

Commencement Notebook: Rainy weather doesn’t deter graduation ceremony

Elizabeth Byrne, Summer Editor

June 22, 2018


Filed under Campus, Events, Latest Stories, Top Stories

Embracing the rain There was an emphasis on keeping everything short at Northwestern’s commencement Friday, as graduates sat in the folding chairs on Ryan Field in a constant downpour. The University proceeded with 2018 commencement despite the rainy weather and cool temperatures. Volunteers helpe...