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Genderbending production of ‘Xanadu’ brings radical, queer joy to campus

Daily Northwestern - 2 hours 30 min ago

When Communication senior Shane Eichstaedt was a “very gay and very sad” 13-year old, they went to see their friend in a local production of “Xanadu,” a musical version of the famously terrible Olivia Newton-John film. Eichstaedt fell in love with the show, but also knew that it would be so much better if they...

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Buffett Institute unveils Northwestern Global Strategic Plan at February Faculty Senate meeting

Daily Northwestern - 2 hours 36 min ago

Buffett Institute for Global Affairs Executive Director Annelise Riles presented Northwestern’s Global Strategic Plan at Faculty Senate on Wednesday in Scott Hall’s Guild Lounge. The presentation outlined the University’s ongoing process to prepare students and faculty to be global leaders, and invest in research that addresses pressing global problems like sustainability. Riles said Northwestern’s commitment...

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Wrestling: Cats prepare for final stretch of grueling season

Daily Northwestern - 2 hours 43 min ago

Wrestling This season, no win has come easy for an injury-riddled Northwestern in college wrestling’s toughest conference. However, the Wildcats have a chance to return to form as the home stretch of the season approaches. Northwestern (5-7, 3-6 Big Ten) wrapped up Big Ten play on a high last weekend, dominating at Maryland (2-15, 0-9)...

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Women’s Basketball: Behind Burton and Pulliam, No. 18 Northwestern wins sixth straight

Daily Northwestern - 2 hours 51 min ago

Women’s Basketball Against the Big Ten’s best scoring defense, No. 18 Northwestern played like the conference’s best team. Junior guard Lindsey Pulliam and sophomore guard Veronica Burton combined to score 50 points as the Wildcats (23-3, 13-2 Big Ten) defeated the Scarlet Knights (18-8, 8-7) 82-65 at Welsh-Ryan Arena. Senior center Abbie Wolf added 14...

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Northwestern among 29 Illinois colleges and universities that submitted a joint letter to congressional members on immigration policies

Daily Northwestern - 2 hours 58 min ago

University president Morton Schapiro and officials representing 28 other Illinois colleges and universities sent a letter Feb. 13 urging the state’s congressional delegates to act against current restrictions on immigration. The letter representing Northwestern, University of Illinois System, Roosevelt University, DePaul University, Loyola University Chicago and others, states that recent changes in immigration regulations prevent...

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University of South Carolina prof. David Crockett discusses research on intersection of race and consumerism

Daily Northwestern - 3 hours 23 min ago

David Crockett, professor of marketing at the Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina, spoke about his research on the role of race and racism in the marketplace. Crockett described the field of marketing as “axiologically thin.” In his work, Crockett said, he tries to talk across different disciplines of marketing...

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Northwestern tennis sweep UIC 4-0 in unconventional match format

Daily Northwestern - 3 hours 34 min ago

With only one more match until the start of the Big Ten season, Northwestern women’s tennis (3-4) started to gradually gain momentum with its third win of the season but continues to struggle against ranked teams. The Wildcats returned to Combe Tennis Center for two matches on Sunday, following a close win against No. 32...

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Warren’s World: Northwestern lacrosse is going to get even better

Daily Northwestern - 3 hours 50 min ago

Northwestern’s offense was not supposed to be this good — at least this quickly. In theory, a team losing the leading scorer in school history would result in a drop in offensive efficiency. But, that hasn’t been the case so far for the Wildcats. Although they’ve only played four games, this year’s NU team has...

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“Change is a slow, long process and we took a step in the right direction”: ASG votes to reduce senate seats, discusses representation

Daily Northwestern - 4 hours 8 min ago

Associated Student Government Senate debated the composition of their group to consider a constitutional amendment to decrease the number of senators at this Wednesday’s session before voting to pass it. The amendment to reduce ASG seats, proposed by Speaker of the Senate Matthew Wylie, passed in a 36-1 vote with two abstentions. Students interested in...

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Fossil Free Georgetown’s success underscores strength of national divestment movement

Daily Northwestern - Wed, 02/19/2020 - 23:57

On Feb. 6, Georgetown University’s president announced the school’s Board of Directors had voted to stop investing endowment funds into fossil fuel firms and withdraw existing holdings from those companies. In doing so, Georgetown became one of the first private universities to do what student-activists across the country have been demanding for nearly a decade...

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Golden Apple teaching award finalist impacts Willard Elementary School students

Daily Northwestern - Wed, 02/19/2020 - 23:41

Now a finalist for the Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching, Arturo Fuerte has been recognized for his work in music instruction. But if not for an educator in his life, he may never have picked up the instrument he dedicated decades to playing. It was Roger Rickson, a then-music director at Riverside City...

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Medill junior Marissa Martinez named The Daily’s next editor in chief

Daily Northwestern - Wed, 02/19/2020 - 23:14

Marissa Martinez was named the editor in chief of The Daily Northwestern, the paper’s publisher announced Wednesday night. The Medill junior is currently a print managing editor and diversity and inclusion editor for The Daily. She had previously served another quarter as print managing editor, summer editor, two quarters as opinion editor and two quarters...

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Northwestern community shares perspectives on free speech ahead of the 2020 election

Daily Northwestern - Wed, 02/19/2020 - 23:06

As the 2020 election season progresses, students are reviewing what free speech means at Northwestern. This May, a committee of students and administrators will re-evaluate the University’s demonstration policy as is done every two years. As of May 2018, the policy states, “The University encourages freedom of speech, freedom of inquiry, freedom of dissent and...

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Northwestern Art Review features video art by student artists

Daily Northwestern - Wed, 02/19/2020 - 22:57

Growing up as an Olympic swimmer for Guatemala, Communication senior Valerie Gruest Slowing said she felt like the public only saw her through the lens of medals, records and achievements. In her conceptual film, “Behind the Smiles,” Slowing challenges the narrative of a swimming prodigy, telling a hidden history of trauma and physical abuse. “I...

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Everything Evanston: Willard Elementary School music teacher develops music festival

Daily Northwestern - Wed, 02/19/2020 - 21:35

MOLLY LUBBERS: From The Daily Northwestern, I’m Molly Lubbers, and this is Everything Evanston. In the basement of Willard Elementary School, there is a room cluttered with instruments. You have to be careful when you’re walking around so you don’t bump into a drum set, guitar or keyboard. And in the middle of all of...

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Kit Girls Bury Niles North, Advance To Regional Finals

Google News - Evanston - Wed, 02/19/2020 - 21:33
Evanston will take a 22-6 record into Friday's championship game against the host Spartans. Glenbrook North eliminated Chicago Taft by a 44-37 ...

There’s a Ghost in Gadsden’s Garden: The Actors Gymnasium puts on new show

Daily Northwestern - Wed, 02/19/2020 - 20:40

A man who tends to a haunted garden. A ghost who resides in the garden and is in a relationship with the living man. A child who stumbles upon the wilting garden and finds all sorts of phenomena hidden in its thorny walls. These are the characters in The Actors Gymnasium’s new circus, “The Ghost...

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Blotter: Man arrested for Google Home theft, residential property vandalized

Daily Northwestern - Wed, 02/19/2020 - 20:05

A 48-year-old Evanston man was arrested Tuesday for retail theft. The man was charged with stealing a Google Home system from Target, 1616 Sherman Ave., valued at around $300, Evanston police said. The incident took place on Feb. 6 at around 8 p.m., though it wasn’t reported until employees completed inventory the following day. The...

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<b>Illinois</b> for Warren opens field office in downtown <b>Evanston</b>

Google News - Evanston - Wed, 02/19/2020 - 20:03
The evening marked the opening of the Evanston field office for Warren, the second of three planned field offices in the Chicagoland area. Evanston ...

Campus a cappella groups explore value of competition season

Daily Northwestern - Wed, 02/19/2020 - 19:55

For many a cappella groups at Northwestern and other universities alike, competitions are a valuable way to garner national recognition and grow as a group — though for some, it’s more “treble” than it’s worth. As the a capella community on campus approaches the competition season, however, many groups have vastly differing opinions about whether...

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