The Daily Northwestern

Ryan Field renovation ordinance introduced for discussion

Elena Sucharetza, Assistant City Editor

March 15, 2016

Filed under City, Local

Evanston’s Planning and Development committee introduced an ordinance for discussion Monday night on the reconstruction of the Ryan Field parking lot. The project would involve upgrades and renovations to the parking lot...

Northwestern breaks ground on athletic facility in ceremony disrupted by protest

Ben Pope, Reporter

November 13, 2015

Filed under Latest Stories, Sports

University President Morton Schapiro and athletic director Jim Phillips broke ground on a new $260 million athletic facility Friday, in a ceremony disrupted by students protesting institutional racism. The event, which included speeches from Phillips, Schapiro, football co...

The Spectrum: An international student’s struggle for authentic school pride

Melania Hidalgo, Columnist

October 2, 2015

Filed under Columns, Opinion, The Spectrum

This essay is part of The Spectrum, a weekly forum in our Opinion section for marginalized voices to share their perspectives. To submit a piece for The Spectrum or discuss story ideas, please email Upon i...

Anti-Semitic graffiti found at Ryan Field on graduation day

Julia Jacobs, Summer Editor

June 22, 2015

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Anti-Semitic and racist graffiti was discovered the day of commencement at Ryan Field, where Northwestern held its ceremony, marking the second incident at the University this month. Staff at Ryan Field found the graffiti,...

A Tradition in Distress

Lydia Ramsey, Reporter

May 28, 2015

Filed under Administration, Alumni, Campus, Latest Stories, Student Groups

When Heather Menefee joined a secret honors organization, she went in with no intention of keeping her membership private. So on March 6, the Weinberg senior posted a public Facebook status detailing her experience in Deru,...

Police Blotter: April 13

Julian Gerez, Reporter

April 12, 2015

Filed under Business, City, Crime

Handgun stolen from Evanston home Someone stole a handgun from a home near the Chicago-Evanston border on April 2, police said. The owner of the handgun, a 48-year-old man, said a juvenile friend of one of his relatives was at...