The Daily Northwestern

New Spring Break program aims to introduce students to humanities

Mariana Alfaro, Assistant Campus Editor

January 22, 2015

Filed under Academic, Campus

For the first time, Northwestern students who aren’t planning to leave campus during Spring Break will be able to participate in a week full of activities as part of a new program from the Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities. The...

Free coffee, donuts attract crowds to Chicago-area shops

Madeline Burg, Reporter

January 22, 2015

Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Doughnuts are trendy, and doughnuts are delicious and — for one week — doughnuts are free. From Jan. 19-26 you can drop by any of Glazed & Infused’s five Chicago-area locations for free coffee and doughnut holes as...

Northwestern alumnus, Chicago attorney create startup for legal fees

Peter Kotecki, Reporter

January 21, 2015

Filed under Alumni, Campus

A Northwestern alum and his partner recently launched a startup that uses crowdfunding to help people pay their legal fees. Alan Savage, a Kellogg grad,  and CEO Michael Helfand created Funded Justice in December. Savage compared...

Intercampus shuttle schedule adds two round trips

Olivia Exstrum, Campus Editor

January 6, 2015

Filed under Campus

The Northwestern shuttle system announced in an email Monday it has added two additional round trips to the Intercampus shuttle service. The additional Evanston-to-Chicago service will leave Ryan Field at 4:55 p.m. and 5:40 p....

Men’s Basketball: 2015 recruit Jordan Ash enthusiastic about future in Evanston

Jesse Kramer, Reporter

December 9, 2014

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Tip Off When Jordan Ash committed to Northwestern, it just so happened that the school was in his backyard. “Northwestern could’ve been in Texas somewhere and I still would’ve picked Northwestern,” said Ash, a seni...

Evanston names LGBT liaison, receives high ranking for LGBT services

Paige Leskin, City Editor

November 17, 2014

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Politics

Evanston named a city official as LGBT liaison, a new position created to help the city better provide for its LGBT community, the city announced Friday. Mark Muenzer, Evanston’s director of community development, will...

Chicago man sentenced for aggravated criminal sexual abuse

Paige Leskin, City Editor

November 14, 2014

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A Cook County judge sentenced a Chicago man Wednesday to seven years for aggravated criminal sexual abuse that occurred in Evanston, police said. Dwight Moore, 22, pleaded guilty to the charges Wednesday at the Cook County...