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Former Northwestern football player charged with two felonies for weapons possession

Tyler Pager, Campus Editor

April 28, 2015

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

A former Northwestern football player was charged with two felonies in connection with possession of multiple weapons. Xavier Menifield, 19, was charged with two counts of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon after an unloaded...

Ryan Field student section switches sides

Alex Putterman, Assistant Sports Editor

February 6, 2014

Filed under Football, Sports

Northwestern students will have a new view of Wildcat football next season. The Wildside student section, as well as the Northwestern University Marching Band, will move to the southeast corner of Ryan Field opposite its previous location, the athletic department announced Tuesday. Until now, television cameras had faced away from the students...

Northwestern introduces more specific hazing policy

Cat Zakrzewski, Web Editor

October 10, 2013

Filed under Administration, Campus, Greek, Latest Stories

Northwestern has updated its student handbook to include a more specific hazing policy for the 2013-14 academic year — but Greek leaders are not commenting on what prompted the change.  Dean of students Todd Adams anno...

Northwestern athletic department looks into Ryan Field theft

Patrick Svitek, City Editor

October 10, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, On Campus

The Northwestern athletic department says it is investigating how two students — one of them posing as an event staff member — were able to steal several pieces of game equipment during NU's prime-time matchup with Ohio State. "We...

Fundraising passes $55 million for new athletic complex

Joseph Diebold, Web Editor

January 2, 2013

Filed under Administration, Campus

Northwestern is already more than a quarter of the way to its $220 million fundraising goal for a new lakeside athletic complex on North Campus, the University announced Sunday. University President Morton Schapiro and Jim...