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Men’s Basketball: Chris Collins’ road to 100 wins

Men’s Basketball: Chris Collins’ road to 100 wins

Ella Brockway, Copy Chief

January 29, 2019


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

Men's Basketball At the end of his team’s win against Indiana last week, Chris Collins made his way to the opposite bench to shake hands with Hoosiers coach Archie Miller. He didn’t even know that he had just become the quickest coach in program history to collect 100 wins. The 73-66 victory ...

Students dodge frostbite as NU cancels classes

Students dodge frostbite as NU cancels classes

Elizabeth Byrne and Catherine Kim

January 28, 2019


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

University Archivist Kevin Leonard said NU has canceled classes six times for weather-related reasons in its history.

Evanston government, schools prepare for extreme cold

Evanston government, schools prepare for extreme cold

Catherine Henderson, City Editor

January 28, 2019


Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Top Stories

Evanston officials are working to provide extra city services like street clearing and childcare in case of school closures as forecasts predict sub-zero temperatures in the city on Tuesday. City manager Wally Bobkiewicz said the city’s first priority is clearing snow from sidewalks and streets,...

Reports of attempted grabbings on campus come to a halt as UP amps up security

Reports of attempted grabbings on campus come to a halt as UP amps up security

Pranav Baskar, Assistant Campus Editor

January 28, 2019


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

University Police have received no reports of attempted grabbings of female students since the last crime alert on Nov. 13. The sharp decline in the number of attempted robberies comes after multiple student reports of grabbings during Fall Quarter. In a crime alert sent out Nov. 9, the University...

‘Downright scary’: Northwestern closes campuses ahead of extreme weather

‘Downright scary’: Northwestern closes campuses ahead of extreme weather

Alan Perez

January 28, 2019


Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus, Campus Safety, Top Campus Stories, Top Stories

The closure will take place from Tuesday at 8 p.m. through noon on Thursday. The U.S. National Weather Service predicts that temperatures will reach below negative 20 degrees, with wind chills of 30 to 50 below zero.

Students flock to grand opening of Norris ground floor for a taste of new food

Students flock to grand opening of Norris ground floor for a taste of new food

Andres Correa, Reporter

January 27, 2019


Filed under Campus, Events, Latest Stories, Top Stories

Despite the below-freezing temperature, long lines of students, faculty and staff formed in Norris University Center on Friday to celebrate the official grand opening of the new ground floor. The new space has been under construction since last summer in partnership between Northwestern Dining and...

Author and scholar David Blight discusses his writing process, Frederick Douglass

Author and scholar David Blight discusses his writing process, Frederick Douglass

Ashley Capoot, Reporter

January 27, 2019


Filed under Arts and Technology (City), City, Education, Latest Stories, Top Stories

Author and professor David Blight said at a discussion at Evanston Township High School on Friday that he struggled to portray a different side of Frederick Douglass because of the powerful narrative Douglass himself constructed in his autobiographies. Blight, a history professor at Yale University,...

Men’s Basketball: The Wildcats go cold on offense in 62-46 loss against Wisconsin

Men’s Basketball: The Wildcats go cold on offense in 62-46 loss against Wisconsin

Andrew Golden, Assistant Sports Editor

January 26, 2019


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

Men's Basketball MADISON, Wis. — On a chilly day in Madison, snow flurries, negative temperatures and blistering winds made it unbearably cold outside. But the only thing colder than the weather outside was Northwestern’s offense inside the Kohl Center on Saturday. The Wildcats (12-8, 3-...

New Evanston police chief Demitrous Cook outlines goals

Christopher Vazquez, Sneha Dey, and Chris Burton

January 25, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, Top Stories, Video

In early January, Demitrous Cook was sworn in as Evanston’s new police chief. Three weeks into his tenure, he outlines his goals for the position. — Christopher Vazquez, Sneha Dey and Chris Burton...

New Evanston police chief to prioritize community relations

New Evanston police chief to prioritize community relations

Sneha Dey, Assistant City Editor

January 25, 2019


Filed under City, City Features, Crime, Latest Stories, Top Stories

At his swearing-in ceremony earlier this month, Evanston’s new police chief Demitrous Cook chose his mother to pin his badge on his uniform. “Mom, can I have my badge?” Cook candidly asked his teary-eyed mother. Cook was sworn in as the Evanston Police Department’s police chief on Jan. 2 at the Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center. Cook replaces Richard E...

Black Lives Matter co-founder discusses intersection of race, misogyny, mental health

Black Lives Matter co-founder discusses intersection of race, misogyny, mental health

Megan Munce, Reporter

January 24, 2019


Filed under Campus, Diversity and Inclusion, Events, Latest Stories, Speakers, Top Stories

Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors said she decided to write her memoir after noticing that other books about the black experience focused on individuals rather than the wider narrative. “This is a story of collective surviving,” Cullors said. Cullors spoke to over 250 people at...

In God we trust?: Young Life leaders bring Christianity to North Shore teens — though it’s not for everyone

In God we trust?: Young Life leaders bring Christianity to North Shore teens — though it’s not for everyone

Gabby Birenbaum, Social Media Editor

January 24, 2019


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Top Stories

This article is the first 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. Religion played a...