The Daily Northwestern

Rebecca is a Medill senior studying journalism and political science. Her past positions at The Daily include summer editor in chief, campus editor, assistant campus editor and copy editor. The Connecticut native previously interned at The Active Times online magazine and GCN Media Services.

Twitter: @BeccaSavransky

Email: [email protected]

Rebecca Savransky, Design Editor

Jun 09, 2015
Evanston City Council approves Harley Clarke report (Story)
Apr 24, 2015
Vox Editor-in-chief Ezra Klein talks politics, persuasion (Story)
Apr 07, 2015
Childhood cancer survivors experience chronic health problems, Feinberg study finds (Story)
Apr 02, 2015
Hillel Rabbi to leave NU, take new job in Washington, D.C. (Story)
Apr 02, 2015
Faculty Senate supports creation of investment committee (Story)
Dec 02, 2014
Holiday Guide: How to give budget-savvy Secret Santa gifts (Story)
Dec 02, 2014
Holiday Guide: Bartending this holiday season (Story)
Dec 02, 2014
City Council approves Evanston Public Library property tax levy (Story)
Nov 26, 2014
Students silently protest Ferguson decision with ‘die-in’ on sidewalk (Story)
Nov 19, 2014
Evanston cafe owner sues brother over restaurant dispute (Story)
Nov 03, 2014
Northwestern, NU Votes organize ‘Voter Van’ to mobilize students (Story)
Nov 02, 2014
Northwestern, Chicago memorialize James Foley (Story)
Oct 30, 2014
Northwestern to build new opera theater in honor of alumna (Story)
Oct 16, 2014
Senate creates committee to plan leadership stipends (Story)
Oct 09, 2014
Metra proposes increase in transit fare (Story)
Oct 06, 2014
Foundation 65 receives $180K in grants for District 65 schools (Story)
Oct 03, 2014
Protesters turn out to oppose Obama’s policies (Story)
Oct 01, 2014
‘Amazing Kale burger’ restaurant heading to Evanston (Story)
Oct 01, 2014
Funding to encourage transit use in Evanston (Story)
Sep 28, 2014
State Rep. Fine, opponent talk pension reform, birth control (Story)
Sep 26, 2014
Northwestern to build new residence hall (Story)
Sep 25, 2014
New Blaze Pizza restaurant to open downtown (Story)
Sep 25, 2014
Tisdahl joins area mayors at drinking water summit (Story)
Sep 24, 2014
Evanston to take part in day of service (Story)
Sep 23, 2014
Study finds link between exercise, alcohol consumption (Story)
Sep 23, 2014
New details emerge in DUI crash (Story)
Sep 22, 2014
Evanston man shot Monday morning at residence (Story)
Sep 21, 2014
Bill introduced to prevent drug abuse, encourage drug take-back programs (Story)
Sep 18, 2014
Turning Point Health Center awarded grant (Story)
Sep 17, 2014
Students petition Northwestern to allow Michael Szot to return to campus (Story)
Sep 12, 2014
Police search for missing Evanston man (Story)
Aug 31, 2014
Updated: Firefighters respond to fire on Oakton Street (Story)
Aug 25, 2014
Michael Szot pleads not guilty to accident-related charges (Story)
Aug 25, 2014
Two individuals arrested in connection with residential burglary (Story)
Aug 23, 2014
Venric Mark to transfer to West Texas A&M (Story)
Aug 22, 2014
Medill alum James Foley remembered for courage, compassion (Story)
Aug 20, 2014
Barack Obama addresses the killing of Medill alum James Foley (Story)
Aug 19, 2014
Updated: ISIS executes Medill alum James Foley, U.S. officials confirm (Story)
Jul 30, 2014
Aldermen ban plastic bags for 27 Evanston businesses (Story)
Jul 28, 2014
Evanston girl reported missing (Story)
Jul 24, 2014
Mihirtej Boddupalli remembered by community for kindness, humor (Story)
Jul 21, 2014
Rising McCormick senior Michael Szot’s blood alcohol content was .14 at the time of car crash that killed two (Story)
Jul 21, 2014
Preliminary report: Rising McCormick senior Mihirtej Boddupalli died from drowning (Story)
Jul 20, 2014
Updated: Rising McCormick senior Michael Szot released from jail on bond after suspected DUI crash (Story)
Jul 19, 2014
Updated: Rising McCormick senior Mihirtej Boddupalli dies in Naperville car accident Saturday morning (Story)
Jul 16, 2014
Updated: Missing Evanston man found (Story)
Jul 15, 2014
Council votes to send plastic bag ban back to committee (Story)
Jul 10, 2014
Replacement for Dominick’s in talks with city (Story)
Jul 08, 2014
Evanston man injured in shooting (Story)
Jul 08, 2014
Two Evanston shootings in past 24 hours may be related (Story)
Jul 08, 2014
Second shooting in 24 hours injures Evanston man (Story)
Jul 02, 2014
Evanston woman dies after accident (Story)
Jun 30, 2014
Evanston woman in hospital after being hit by motorcyclist (Story)
Jun 28, 2014
Evanston man killed during overnight shooting (Story)
Jun 26, 2014
Police make fourth gun-related arrest in 10 days (Story)
Jun 24, 2014
Northwestern issues new diplomas for some Medill students due to spelling error (Story)
Jun 20, 2014
Music director Riccardo Muti urges graduating students to communicate, increase dialogue (Story)
Jun 18, 2014
Residential building on Sheridan struck by lightning (Story)
Jun 17, 2014
Northwestern to join Newberry Library Consortium for American Indian and Indigenous Studies (Story)
Jun 10, 2014
Bienen professor and composer dies at age 62 (Story)
Jun 08, 2014
Panel of administrators discuss state of diversity, inclusion on campus (Story)
Jun 05, 2014
ASG discusses residential senator reforms (Story)
May 30, 2014
Northwestern scientist earns Hartwell research award (Story)
May 30, 2014
Sharma selected to give Last Lecture (Story)
May 29, 2014
Northwestern releases John Evans report, committee concludes he had no direct involvement in massacre but University ignored ‘significant moral failures’ (Story)
May 29, 2014
ASG allots more than $1 million to A-status groups (Story)
May 28, 2014
SafeRide service extended to summer (Story)
May 27, 2014
Student leaders, administrators respond to Morty’s Angels (Story)
May 25, 2014
Updated: Mayfest, WNUR announce IndieU stage lineup (Story)
May 24, 2014
Updated: Website ranking Northwestern women on appearance taken down (Story)
May 22, 2014
Graduate student considers filing Title IX suit against Northwestern (Story)
May 21, 2014
Students remove their clothing to raise awareness about sexual violence (Story)
May 21, 2014
ASG confirms B-status funding recommendations (Story)
May 20, 2014
First group in Northwestern emergency response program completes training (Story)
May 20, 2014
Northwestern professor contributes research on one of the oldest skeletons in North America (Story)
May 19, 2014
Northwestern medical startup wins competition for potential breast cancer treatment (Story)
May 19, 2014
Search committee chosen for new Weinberg dean (Story)
May 18, 2014
700 Northwestern students raise more than $100K at annual Relay For Life (Story)
May 18, 2014
AIESEC, Deering Days host Global Village to encourage campus community (Story)
May 15, 2014
ASG approves operating budget for 2014-15 fiscal year (Story)
May 13, 2014
Six current, former Northwestern students make Crain’s ’20 in their 20s’ list (Story)
May 12, 2014
Northwestern community gathers to renew Deering dialogue (Story)
May 12, 2014
Northwestern Student Holdings awards GlobeMed $1K (Story)
May 12, 2014
Human simulation training program helps adults with autism succeed in interviews (Story)
May 11, 2014
A&O, DM host annual Benefit concert (Story)
May 09, 2014
Microsoft Office now free for Northwestern students (Story)
May 09, 2014
Anti-gay demonstrator met with student backlash (Story)
May 07, 2014
ASG discusses lending support to bike lane on Sheridan Road, creating ad-hoc analytics committee (Story)
May 06, 2014
Study: Students who engage in unhealthy behaviors could have increased risk of cancer (Story)
May 05, 2014
ASG moving forward with 3+E proposal (Story)
May 05, 2014
Northwestern professor named National Humanities Center fellow (Story)
May 04, 2014
A&O, SEED organize Philfest concert (Story)
May 02, 2014
New drug has potential to target diseases that cause accelerated aging (Story)
May 01, 2014
Quest scholars create advocacy committee (Story)
Apr 30, 2014
Senate discusses further action to facilitate conversation on Title IX (Story)
Apr 30, 2014
Sodexo worker given final written warning following temporary suspension (Story)
Apr 30, 2014
Canvas announced as Blackboard replacement (Story)
Apr 28, 2014
Weinberg professor given Allen Foundation investigator award (Story)
Apr 28, 2014
Northwestern commemorates Holocaust victims with speakers, memorial service (Story)
Apr 27, 2014
Northwestern to undergo re-accreditation process (Story)
Apr 24, 2014
Students create program to track electricity use (Story)
Apr 24, 2014
Meyers named one of Time magazine’s most influential people (Story)
Apr 24, 2014
Senate discusses lending support to eliminating bottled water use on campus, confirms executive board positions (Story)
Apr 22, 2014
FDA details potential plan to grant accelerated approval to Duchenne treatment (Story)
Apr 21, 2014
Students organize march to support Sodexo workers (Story)
Apr 21, 2014
Updated: Electro-funk duo Chromeo to headline A&O Productions’ Spring Ball, Vic Mensa to open (Story)
Apr 20, 2014
Chicago Blackhawks chairman endows Theatre and Interpretation Center (Story)
Apr 20, 2014
Award-winning author discusses institutional betrayal, contributions to sexual violence initiatives (Story)
Apr 18, 2014
Schapiro talks Northwestern successes, future initiatives (Story)
Apr 17, 2014
Northwestern study links recreational marijuana use, brain abnormalities (Story)
Apr 17, 2014
Former Medill dean Michael Janeway dies (Story)
Apr 17, 2014
Northwestern, ASG working to provide funding for religious groups (Story)
Apr 16, 2014
ASG swears in new president, executive vice president (Story)
Apr 15, 2014
NU chooses architect to design new student center (Story)
Apr 14, 2014
Northwestern advises students to change passwords in response to HeartBleed bug (Story)
Apr 14, 2014
Administrators respond to SafeRide petition protesting ban of off-campus to off-campus rides (Story)
Apr 13, 2014
Ajith, Van Atta reflect on year of ‘linking perspectives,’ advocating for students (Story)
Apr 13, 2014
Updated: Weinberg dean named UW-Madison provost (Story)
Apr 12, 2014
Northwestern hosts first campus-wide TEDx conference (Story)
Apr 09, 2014
ASG passes legislation proposing action toward sexual assault prevention (Story)
Apr 09, 2014
Updated: Watson, Zorn win 2014 ASG election (Story)
Apr 08, 2014
Northwestern partners with online tutorial website Lynda (Story)
Apr 07, 2014
Students to lobby members of Congress from Illinois about campus-wide issues (Story)
Apr 04, 2014
Julia Watson, Erik Zorn promote collaboration and student communication (Story)
Apr 03, 2014
Chicago Symphony Orchestra music director Riccardo Muti to speak at commencement (Story)
Apr 03, 2014
ASG Senate asks Northwestern to revoke SafeRide change (Story)
Apr 03, 2014
Chance the Rapper to perform as Dillo Day daytime headliner (Story)
Apr 02, 2014
Weinberg juniors Watson, Deitchman square off for ASG presidency (Story)
Apr 02, 2014
More comfortable library chairs wins 10K Initiative (Story)
Apr 01, 2014
Updated: A&O to feature comedian Adam DeVine as spring speaker (Story)
Mar 31, 2014
Dunkin’ Donuts open on ground floor of Norris (Story)
Mar 29, 2014
Norris Dunkin’ Donuts to open Monday (Story)
Mar 27, 2014
Parents, students protest Haven Middle School leggings policy (Story)
Mar 13, 2014
ASG confirms four executive board positions, adds Senator for mental health groups (Story)
Mar 12, 2014
Northwestern community remembers residence director Kristina Richards (Story)
Mar 08, 2014
Dance Marathon 2014: Block 4 recap (Story)
Mar 08, 2014
Dance Marathon 2014: Block 7 recap (Story)
Mar 08, 2014
Dance Marathon 2014: Block 6 recap (Story)
Mar 07, 2014
Dance Marathon 2014: Block 1 recap (Story)
Mar 07, 2014
DM beneficiary Team Joseph fights for treatment approval in race for a cure (Story)
Mar 05, 2014
Microgravity Group selected to participate in NASA program (Story)
Mar 05, 2014
ASG gives extra funding to B- and T-status groups due to application glitches (Story)
Mar 04, 2014
Transgender advocate speaks about legal policies to combat discrimination (Story)
Mar 03, 2014
Northwestern competes in Big Ten recycling competition (Story)
Mar 03, 2014
Johnny Mercer Songwriters Project to hold summer workshop at Northwestern (Story)
Mar 02, 2014
ShireiNU places third in national collegiate a cappella competition (Story)
Mar 02, 2014
Northwestern Eco-Reps organizes drive for unwanted items (Story)
Feb 28, 2014
Students denied request to start mental health peer support groups (Story)
Feb 27, 2014
James Franco to return to Northwestern on Saturday as A&O, Hillel winter speaker (Story)
Feb 27, 2014
ASG lends support to sexual misconduct petition (Story)
Feb 26, 2014
Jewish Theatre Ensemble to put on Diary of Anne Frank (Story)
Feb 25, 2014
Northwestern helps bring digital lab to Chicago (Story)
Feb 25, 2014
Committee formed to seek replacement for Sunshine (Story)
Feb 24, 2014
Feinberg study finds link between sedentary lifestyle, disability rates (Story)
Feb 23, 2014
SESP senior featured in upcoming season of ‘Survivor’ (Story)
Feb 23, 2014
Northwestern student organizations begin plans for off-campus composting service (Story)
Feb 20, 2014
Evanston adds 72 businesses, 210 jobs in 2013 (Story)
Feb 19, 2014
ASG changes selection process for two vice president positions (Story)
Feb 18, 2014
Medill senior’s knitting business raises mental health awareness (Story)
Feb 18, 2014
Northwestern adds more Frostbite shuttles, updates app with added tracking features (Story)
Feb 17, 2014
Microwave malfunction starts minor fire in Tech (Story)
Feb 16, 2014
DM Battle of the Bands winner King Cloud looking forward to first big show (Story)
Feb 14, 2014
Alcoholics Anonymous to meet on campus starting this quarter (Story)
Feb 14, 2014
With Kresge renovation set to begin, some professors concerned about move (Story)
Feb 12, 2014
Northwestern theater ranked one of the best college campus theaters (Story)
Feb 10, 2014
Burst pipe will close Fiedler Hillel Center for at least two days (Story)
Feb 10, 2014
Northwestern group pilots changes to CTECs, CAESAR design (Story)
Feb 09, 2014
Northwestern professors remembered for influences in NU academics (Story)
Feb 07, 2014
‘Next to Normal’ partners with Sustained Dialogue to foster mental health discussion (Story)
Feb 05, 2014
ASG members propose bills in support of trans community, affordable textbooks (Story)
Feb 04, 2014
New campus rabbi brings comedy to discussions about Judaism (Story)
Feb 03, 2014
McCormick professor’s startup receives $5 million venture capital investment (Story)
Feb 02, 2014
Northwestern Memorial Hospital ranked 2nd for lowest heart attack mortality rates (Story)
Feb 02, 2014
Students demonstrate campus-wide support for ASA boycott opposition (Story)
Jan 30, 2014
University catches students posting political mock evictions notices (Story)
Jan 29, 2014
Working group presents funding update, Senate hears from CAPS director (Story)
Jan 28, 2014
Dittmar Gallery to feature exhibit on historic Mexican immigration program (Story)
Jan 26, 2014
‘Suits’ cast to visit NU as part of official college tour (Story)
Jan 22, 2014
ASG lends support for the expansion of shuttle services (Story)
Jan 22, 2014
Northwestern senior to compete on upcoming ‘Survivor’ season (Story)
Jan 20, 2014
Students and faculty plan week of events to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. (Story)
Jan 16, 2014
Weinberg junior awarded grant to investigate malnutrition initiatives (Story)
Jan 15, 2014
Dunkin’ Donuts confirmed, SafeRide app debuts at ASG Senate (Story)
Jan 15, 2014
Northwestern creates emergency response team (Story)
Jan 13, 2014
Duncan hosts Twitter chat to talk administration’s college affordability efforts (Story)
Jan 09, 2014
Profs adjust courses as University closure complicates nearly 2,200 classes (Story)
Jan 08, 2014
ASG holds first senate of the quarter, outlines communication initiatives (Story)
Jan 07, 2014
Feinberg study finds direct link between marijuana use, working memory (Story)
May 30, 2013
Kevin Feeney to take over from John Kartje as Sheil director (Story)
May 29, 2013
Best vegetarian: Mt. Everest Restaurant (Story)
May 28, 2013
Amid ongoing litigation, Tannenbaum Chabad House expands staff (Story)
May 27, 2013
NU Gives Back attendance increases in third year (Story)
May 22, 2013
ISA storytelling event focuses on cross-cultural experiences (Story)
May 21, 2013
Students engage with interfaith panel aimed at decreasing violence (Story)
May 19, 2013
Relay for Life surpasses fundraising goals as 600 Northwestern students participate (Story)
May 15, 2013
Interactive performance makes audience choose where to donate ticket sales (Story)
May 14, 2013
Student-developed website aims to pick up where CAESAR fails (Story)