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Ridesharing App Companies Increasing Safety Protocols


By Sarah Martinson

February 2, 2015

Due to increased customer concerns after two Uber Chicago drivers were arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting passengers, Uber is starting a new safety initiative to protect its riders.In recent mo...

Student athletes rep Big Ten

Nandi Mehta was one of three student athlete representatives selected to attend the NCAA Big Ten Conference Jan. 17.

By Sports & Health Reporter

January 26, 2015

The Big Ten Conference announced Jan. 13 that Northwestern University student athlete Nandi Mehta will be one of three representatives for the NCAA’s new Division I autonomy governance structure. Meh...

Riot Fest 2014

Riot Fest 2014

September 22, 2014

South African rap-rave trio, Die Antwoord, rocks Riot Stage during the 2014 Riot Festival at Humboldt Park. During the performance, the crowd took its time getting Ninja back to the barriers after he do...

Bring farmers markets to West Side

April 21, 2014

Despite a sputtering spring, it’s almost summer in Chicago, which means the city’s farmers markets will soon be in full swing. However, not all Chicagoans have access to market stalls and fresh produce.Of the city’s 44 markets, only nine are located on the West Side. Among those, only one is south of the Eisenhower Expressway, leaving Lawndale and other lower West Side neighborhoods without easy access to the markets. Whi...

Justin Timberlake hustles across the stage while performing the hit

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...

Car-free streets not worth the hassle

February 24, 2014

As Chicago’s downtown population continues to grow, community groups have raised questions about how to balance city planning with residential life. The Active Transportation Alliance, an organization that lobbies for bicycle and pedestrian resources, has proposed shutting down portions of major streets to make way for car-free, bike- and pedestrian-friendly areas.While the ATA may have residents’ best interests at heart...

Jane Ann Ganet-Sigel (left), founder of Columbia’s Dance/Movement Therapy & Counseling Department, now known as the Creative Arts Therapies Department, died Jan. 27 after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease. Susan Imus (right) is now the department chair.

Dance therapy pioneer dies at 87

February 10, 2014

Jane Ann Ganet-Sigel, wife, mother, professor and founder of Columbia’s Dance/Movement Therapy & Counseling Department, died in her home Jan. 27 at age 87 of complications from Parkinson’s disease. She is survived by her husband, Melvin Sigel, and her children Marcey Si...

Bears hire 9 new coaches

By Corey Stolzenbach

January 23, 2013

Following nine seasons of the Lovie Smith regime, the Chicago Bears have ushered in nine new coaches for their 94th season in 2013. Smith will be replaced by Marc Trestman, a more offensively minded coach who is expected to help revive a struggling Bears offense. Trestman will bring in a new crew too, including new offensive and defensive coordinators, a new quarterbacks coach and a slew of specialty coaches to help him transf...

Northwestern Wildcats prepare for another Big Ten opponent

By Nader Ihmoud

January 22, 2013 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’ offensive slump continues against Hawkeyes, lose big at home

By Nader Ihmoud

January 13, 2013

According to senior guard Alex Marcotullio, frustration is “pretty high” in Evanston, following the Northwestern University Wildcats (10-7 [1-3]) 70-50 loss to the University of Iowa Hawkeyes (12-5 [1-3]) at Welsh Ryan Arena, on Jan. 13.Although both teams shot terribly during the first half, Iowa managed to build a 10 point lead thanks in part to the Hawkeyes 14-4 run to end the half. The Wildcats had two stints, each ...

Wildcats Undefeated in the Big Ten After Buckeye Win

By The Columbia Chronicle

October 18, 2012

Doug Pitorak, Contributing WriterThe Northwestern University Wildcats men’s soccer team defeated the Ohio State Buckeyes 1-0 at Lakeside Field Sunday Oct 14, advancing to 3-0 in Big Ten play and 9-2-2 for the season.On a day when large gusts of wind made the path of the ball wildly unpredictable, the Wildcats managed to record their fifth shutout of the season, thanks in no small part to the man in the net.“We were de...

No. 24 ranked Wildcats take Big Ten home opener; still undefeated

By Nader Ihmoud

October 1, 2012

Kain Colter displayed his versatility for the Northwestern University Wildcats in their 44-29 victory against the Indiana University Hoosiers on Sept. 29 at Ryan Field.Colter usually starts for the Wildcats under center but played a majority of the Big Ten conference opener as a halfback and wide receiver. Trevor Siemian, Northwesterns’ primary quarterback in the matchup, located his fellow gun–slinger nine times for 131 yards....

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