The Daily Northwestern

Schapiro makes appearance at Game 1 of the World Series

Schapiro makes appearance at Game 1 of the World Series

Peter Warren, Sports Editor

October 24, 2018


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

During the middle of the seventh inning of Game 1 of the 2018 World Series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday, the Fox cameras cut to show Los Angeles Dodgers owner Magic Johnson watching the game from a Fenway Park box. Northwestern students may have been drawn to the...

Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago president talks unemployment, economics

Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago president talks unemployment, economics

Zoe Malin, Reporter

October 23, 2018


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

Charles Evans had to take a lot of controversial measures during the Great Recession when he served as president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. Evans said at a campus event Tuesday that those measures, however, changed the confidence of everyone involved for the better. At Tuesday’s...

Aldermen vote to keep funding operations of Gibbs-Morrison Cultural Center

Aldermen vote to keep funding operations of Gibbs-Morrison Cultural Center

Kristina Karisch, City Editor

October 23, 2018


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

Aldermen voted Monday to remove a measure in the proposed 2019 budget that would have cut city programming at the Gibbs-Morrison Cultural Center. In the proposed city budget for fiscal year 2019 — which contains a $7.4 million deficit — city staff recommended to cease operating the center, which...

Questions arise over beach on northern part of Northwestern’s campus

Questions arise over beach on northern part of Northwestern’s campus

Nora Shelly, Editor in Chief

October 22, 2018


Filed under City, Top City Stories, Top Stories

For decades, Northwestern students had near-exclusive access to a beach on north campus. The Lincoln Street Beach, formed largely due to lake bed shifting that occurred after Northwestern began constructing the Lakefill in the 1960s, was considered University property until 2015. Then, NU built the...

Northwestern says it won’t roll back protections for transgender students after report of federal government plans

Northwestern says it won’t roll back protections for transgender students after report of federal government plans

Cameron Cook, Assistant Campus Editor

October 22, 2018


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

Northwestern says it will maintain protections for transgender and non-binary individuals after a report that the federal government may roll back civil rights for those who don’t identify with their gender assigned at birth. The Trump administration is strongly considering defining gender as biological...

I’m Running: Weinberg alum Justin Kanew faces uphill battle in Tennessee Republican stronghold

I’m Running: Weinberg alum Justin Kanew faces uphill battle in Tennessee Republican stronghold

Gabby Birenbaum, Web Editor

October 21, 2018


Filed under Alumni, Campus, Top Campus Stories, Top Stories

This profile is part of a series on Northwestern alumni running for Congress. Justin Kanew (Weinberg ’01) never set out to run for Congress. Kanew, 39, has been many things — history major, writer, producer and contestant on “The Amazing Race” are among the multi-hyphenate’s many tit...

ASG announces emergency fund to student groups struggling with budget cuts

ASG announces emergency fund to student groups struggling with budget cuts

Cameron Cook and Alan Perez

October 21, 2018


Filed under Campus, Student Government, Top Campus Stories, Top Stories

Associated Student Government will provide emergency funding to student groups whose funding was cut from schools and departments that were forced to slash their budgets this year. The news comes as several student groups funded by academic departments or schools saw a decrease in their funding for this year. Provost Jonathan Holloway directed all academic units to cut 5 percent of their budget for this acade...

Proposed Evanston budget could decrease EPD presence at NU football games, Dillo Day

Proposed Evanston budget could decrease EPD presence at NU football games, Dillo Day

Joshua Irvine, Reporter

October 21, 2018


Filed under City, Police, Top City Stories, Top Stories

Changes to Evanston’s operating budget could end Evanston police presence at Northwestern football games and Dillo Day. The proposed budget for the 2019 fiscal year beginning in January eliminates overtime pay for Evanston Police Department officers assigned to home football games at Ryan Field...

Football: Northwestern scores late, fends off Rutgers’ upset attempt to win

Football: Northwestern scores late, fends off Rutgers’ upset attempt to win

Ella Brockway, Reporter

October 20, 2018


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

Football PISCATAWAY, N.J. — On an afternoon when almost everything seemed to go wrong for Northwestern – the offense had little success in the air, the run game was missing its two most experienced rushers and the defense allowed the country’s worst scoring offense to build a halftime lead – ...

Rapid Recap: Northwestern 18, Rutgers 15

Rapid Recap: Northwestern 18, Rutgers 15

Cole Paxton, Gameday Editor

October 20, 2018


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

Football PISCATAWAY, N.J. — Northwestern, by most measures, played very poorly. But it was still, barely, enough to win. Despite trailing for long stretches of the second half and failing to score for multiple quarters in succession, the Wildcats (4-3, 4-1 Big Ten) managed to make enough plays to ...

Student groups struggle after five percent cut to academic budgets affect funding

Student groups struggle after five percent cut to academic budgets affect funding

Cameron Cook and Alan Perez

October 19, 2018


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Student Groups, Top Stories

Some student groups are facing slashes to their budgets after Northwestern administrators imposed University-wide cuts in response to an unexpected budget deficit. The groups, funded by schools and academic departments, are the latest to face a cash squeeze since administrators directed all academic...

Evanston Organizes: 8,000 likes later, social media campaign now a central source of community activism

Evanston Organizes: 8,000 likes later, social media campaign now a central source of community activism

Ryan Wangman, Reporter

October 18, 2018


Filed under City, City Features, Evanston Organizes, Local, Top City Stories, Top Stories

This story is part of a series of profiles of activist and community groups across Evanston. Nina Kavin’s computer is full of unpublished interviews. She estimates there are currently 20 to 25 files stuck in cyber purgatory, waiting to be posted on Dear Evanston — Kavin’s local activism w...