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Northwestern alum Mutahir Rauf killed in Rogers Park shooting

Tyler Pager, Breaking News Editor

December 6, 2014

Filed under Alumni, Campus, Latest Stories

Mutahir Rauf (Weinberg ’13) was killed Friday night during an attempted robbery near Loyola University Chicago’s campus in Rogers Park. Rauf, 23, died of a gunshot wound to the chest, according to an autopsy done by the...

Sheil hosts discussion focusing on Pope Francis’ controversial quotes

Amanda Suarez, Reporter

November 13, 2013

Filed under Campus, Events, Speakers

The Northwestern community had an opportunity to learn more about the meaning behind Pope Francis’ contentious quotes on social issues Tuesday night at Sheil Catholic Center. Francis, the first non-European pope in 1,300...

Economic Development Committee approves loan for Music Institute of Chicago

Tanner Maxwell, Reporter

April 24, 2013

Filed under Arts and Technology (City), Business, City, Latest Stories, Local

The Economic Development Committee on Wednesday unanimously granted the Music Institute of Chicago a $165,000 tax increment financing grant to move its headquarters to Evanston. The relocation from Wilmette will bring 34 jobs to...

Northwestern sophomores work to establish club softball team

Amy Whyte, Reporter

April 23, 2013

Filed under Campus, Student Groups

Northwestern has 39 club sports teams, ranging from soccer to Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. But students interested in playing softball have been disappointed — until now. Weinberg sophomore Emily Bacalao and Sarah Stumbras, a soph...

Evanston native to install Buddha statues around town to promote peace

Jia You, Assistant City Editor

March 7, 2013

Filed under City, Local

Come the end of March, Evanston residents and NU students might find a giant Buddha head emerging on their way to work or class. Evanston native and artist Indira Johnson and her nonprofit, Changing World, are installing Buddha...

Northwestern has much to learn from Loyola University on sustainability, NU students say

Olga Gonzalez Latapi, Reporter

November 29, 2012

Filed under City, Local

Even though Northwestern is quickly becoming one of the greenest campuses nationwide, students can look to their peers at Loyola University Chicago, who have organized a farmer’s market and manage an off-campus farm as a model...