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McCormick freshman featured in metal band’s music videos

Rachel Holtzman, Reporter

May 3, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Latest Stories, Music

A&E Damon D’Amico Jr. didn’t expect to be offered the role of Kevin, a victim of bullying, in a Boston-based metal band’s music video. After coming across the McCormick freshman’s professional profile online, t...

RTA system ranks highly nationally despite aging vehicles

Julia Jacobs, Assistant City Editor

April 19, 2015

Filed under Arts and Technology (City), City, Local, State

Nearly one-third of the state’s northeastern region’s transportation vehicles under the Regional Transportation Authority had reached the end of their minimum useful life in 2013 but still ranked highly in the nation, the...

Guest Column: What I learned from James Foley

Sean Lavery

August 23, 2014

Filed under Latest Stories, Opinion

When I was a freshman reporter for The Daily Northwestern, a Medill alum by the name of James Foley was detained in Libya while covering the uprising. I was assigned to write about it for The Daily, given a press release and a...

Boston Marathon offers new start for Evanston runners shocked by last year’s bombings

Cat Zakrzewski, Reporter

April 20, 2014

Filed under City, Local

As he walked around Boston on Sunday afternoon, Evanston resident John Kayser said there was a special “vibrancy” in the air the day before the first Boston Marathon since deadly bombs went off at the race last year. ...

Outside Looking In: Let’s talk about the weather

Sofia Rada, Blogger

October 28, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Blogs, Current Blogs, Lifestyle, The Current

With fall officially starting Sept. 22, we are now a month into the season. We can see it in the changing foliage, the changing wardrobes, the changing items at Starbucks and even the dining halls. We can see it in the pumpkins...

Medill alum James Foley likely held by Syrian government, panelists reveal at Boston event

Lauren Caruba, In Focus Editor

May 3, 2013

Filed under Alumni, Campus, Events, Latest Stories, Speakers

A Medill-sponsored event Friday for journalist James Foley (Medill ’08), missing in Syria, shed new light about his whereabouts. More than 50 students, faculty and Northwestern alumni gathered Friday morning in the McCormick...