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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

The Follow-up: Nov. 17

November 18, 2013

Listen to editors from The Daily Northwestern weigh in on the week's biggest stories. This week: a note on Alexis Lasker and Caleb Dayton, last week's In Focus on the rising cost of tuition, the Democratic...

Friends and classmates listen Thursday night as speakers memorialize the life of former Northwestern student Alexis Lasker, who committed suicide Saturday. The intimate gathering, organized by her close friends, drew more than 100 attendees in Harris Hall.

Friends, classmates honor life of Alexis Lasker

November 14, 2013

More than 100 people gathered in Harris Hall on Thursday night as deceased former student Alexis Lasker’s friends and classmates spoke about her life, her personality and the impact she had on the Northwestern...

Alexis Lasker

Former Northwestern student Alexis Lasker’s friends remember her as ‘selfless,’ ‘caring,’ ‘compassionate’

November 14, 2013

In the wake of Alexis Lasker’s death, the former student’s close friends at Northwestern remembered her Wednesday as an outgoing individual and selfless friend. “I don’t want her to be remembered...

Walfish: Listen to the simple answers

Walfish: Listen to the simple answers

November 13, 2013

I shouldn’t be alive. I should never have met most of you reading this column. I am a survivor of suicide. I tried to take my own life twice, and both times somebody was there to stop me. Someone...

Alexis Lasker

Updated: Former Northwestern student Alexis Lasker commits suicide

November 13, 2013

Former Northwestern student Alexis Lasker committed suicide Saturday. She was 22. Lasker was pronounced dead on the scene at 3:28 p.m. Saturday in the 2500 block of West Fitch Avenue in Chicago, according...

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