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Men’s Basketball: Chris Collins signs undisclosed contract extension

Max Gelman, Assistant Sports Editor

May 26, 2015

Filed under Latest Stories, Men's Basketball, Sports

Men's Basketball Coach Chris Collins has agreed to a contract extension after his end-of-year meeting with athletic director Jim Phillips. The Chicago Tribune broke the news around 9 a.m. Tuesday morning and the team con...

Evanston day care kitchens checked quarterly, officials say

Tori Latham, City Editor

May 18, 2015

Filed under City, Local

Officials said Monday that kitchens in Evanston day care facilities are checked quarterly after the Chicago Tribune reported Chicago health inspectors failed to check hundreds of day care centers that serve food in 2014. In a May 15 article, the Chicago Tribune said ...

Northwestern alumni win Pulitzers

Mariana Alfaro, Assistant Campus Editor

April 20, 2015

Filed under Alumni, Campus, Latest Stories

Two Northwestern alumni were part of reporting teams that won the highest award in journalism Monday. Rebecca Kimitch (Weinberg ‘98) won the Pulitzer Prize for local reporting and a Seattle Times team that included Brian Rosenthal (Medill ‘11) won the Pulitzer for breaking ne...

Northwestern collaborating with UChicago on bid for Obama presidential library

Shane McKeon and Emily Chin

January 7, 2015

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

The University of Chicago hopes to add potential collaboration with 17 Chicago-area schools, including Northwestern, to its bid for the Obama Presidential Library. University spokesman Al Cubbage said UChicago reached o...

Acosta: Technology has deteriorated human connections

Pedro Acosta, Columnist

January 6, 2015

Filed under Columns, Opinion

One day a couple years ago, I sat bored out of my mind during a blackout with no laptop, phone dead and nothing to do. I realized whatever someone chooses to do during a blackout tells so much about them. What would you do if...

Burg: Twitter is an effective source of news

Madeline Burg, Columnist

November 2, 2014

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Last week, The Daily reported the cancellation of a program that provides free daily newspapers in campus dining halls. The Collegiate Readership Program, run by USA Today, provided us with copies of its own newspaper, the Chic...

Northwestern issues new diplomas for some Medill students due to spelling error

Rebecca Savransky, Summer Editor

June 24, 2014

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern is reissuing new diplomas to about 30 Medill students due to a spelling error present in the original documents. The word integrated was misspelled in the Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing...

Four men charged with sexual abuse of Evanston teen

Patrick Svitek, Reporter

April 29, 2014

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Local

A nine-month investigation into a case involving an Evanston teen who solicited sex on Craigslist has ended with four arrests, police said Tuesday morning.  The process started in August of last year, when police learned that a 14-year-old boy had poste...