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City initiative seeks to reduce veteran homelessness

September 29, 2014

Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced a partnership on Sept. 16 between several city, state and federal agencies to combat homelessness among Chicago veterans.The mayor’s office, the state Department of Family and ...

Bruce Rauner’s action nothing short of disrespectful

By Editor-in-Chief

September 22, 2014

As a student journalist at Columbia, it is not uncommon to come to a journalism class on time and then be out the door, en route to a press conference, moments later. There is no better preparation for learning how to write hard news stories than to be thrown head-first into covering one. There is no preparation for the day when you become a headline, though, which was the case for a dozen journalism students at the col...

Radiotherapy technology is becoming more efficient with the use of GPUs

Video game technology upgrades cancer treatment

May 12, 2014

The processing power that has glued gamers to their consoles for hours on end could now be plugged into cancer research.Medical physicists at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dal...

Too much tourism chips away at America’s parks

By Opinions Editor

May 5, 2014

Despite our obsession with technology and urban sprawl, people have always been attracted to the beauty in nature. Every year, millions of people flock to Yellowstone National Park, the White Cliffs of Dover, Mount Everest and other tourist meccas, but these assets are beginning to show wear from the constant traffic. To preserve the natural wonders of the world—and the money they attract—governments need to pay more a...

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Justin Timberlake brings sexy back again

February 24, 2014

This Justin Timberlake brought sexy back again during his Feb. 16 and 17 performances at the United Center, 1901 W. Madison St., as part of his first solo tour since 2007. Timberlake brought along his b...

Wildcats upset Gophers, show life at home

By Nader Ihmoud

January 23, 2013

The Northwestern University Wildcats upset the No. 12-ranked University of Minnesota Golden Gophers 55–48 at Welsh Ryan Arena on Jan. 23.Wildcats Head Coach Bill Carmody went to a 1-3-1 defense during the second half, and it flustered the already struggling Gophers even more, according to senior guard Reggie Hearn.The Gophers turned the ball over 10 times during that stretch, after only committing 5 turnovers during the...

Northwestern Wildcats prepare for another Big Ten opponent

By Nader Ihmoud

January 22, 2013

http://youtu.be/1Kh6TyibGtAThe Northwestern University Wildcats will continue Big Ten play when the No. 12 ranked University of Minnesota Gophers visit Welsh Ryan Arena on Jan. 23.The Wildcats (11–8) are 2–4 against conference opponents and have posted a 6–7 record at home this season. The Wildcats have won the last five meetings between the two teams at Welsh Ryan. Northwestern’s only road loss happened during the ...

Wildcats, Fighting Illini renew rivalry

By Nader Ihmoud

January 16, 2013

The Northwestern University Wildcats men’s basketball team looks to bounce back on the road against state rival University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign on Jan. 17.The Wildcats suffered a massive defeat at the hands of the Iowa Hawkeyes Jan. 13 when the team shot a dismal 29 percent from the field.Following the loss, Wildcats Head Coach Bill Carmody called on his veteran players to step up their performance. He said th...

Wildcats lose B1G opener, Carmody pushing for change

By Nader Ihmoud

January 4, 2013

Following the Northwestern University Wildcats' mens basketball team's 94-66 loss to the University of Michigan Wolverines at Welsh Ryan Arena, on Jan. 3, Head Coach Bill Carmody said change is imminent.The Wildcats have been known as a fast paced offense but after losing the conference opener at home in a blowout, Carmody has come to the realization that his team will no longer be successful with that type of offensive t...

Bulldogs bully Wildcats and win

By Nader Ihmoud

December 8, 2012

The Northwestern Wildcats (7-3) began its five-game homestand by losing their third straight game at Welsh-Ryan arena against the Butler University Bulldogs (7-2), 74-65 on Dec. 8.Wildcats' head coach Bill Carmody credited their loss to the lack of offense produced, during the second half. While the Bulldogs shot 48 percent for the game, Northwestern's offense was held to a much lower 32 percent shooting from the field.Jar...

Maryland Hands Northwestern Rare November Loss

By Nader Ihmoud

November 27, 2012

The Northwestern University Wildcats' first loss of the season came at the hands of the University of Maryland Terrapins 77-57 at Welsh-Ryan Arena.After winning four straight ACC/Big Ten Challenge games, the team's failure to secure rebounds and execute on scoring opportunities ultimately doomed the Wildcats."[It was] a horrible effort on the boards by the whole squad," said Wildcats' sophomore guard Dave Sobolewski.The T...

Wildcats escape Devils, improve to 2-0

By Nader Ihmoud

November 15, 2012

The Northwestern University Wildcats men's basketball team needed 35 minutes to finally take control of the game and ultimately win against the Mississippi Valley State Devils on Nov. 15.Although Drew Crawford scored as many points as he had fouls (4), a few of the senior forward's teammates produced enough to lead the Wildcats to a 81-68 victory. Senior guard Reggie Hearn and forward Jared Swopshire, a graduate student, c...

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