Comedian Alex Edelman quips about ongoing tour, creative process at NU Hillel

Laughter rang through the Fiedler Hillel Center on Tuesday night as comedian Alex Edelman shared insights into his stand-up show “Just for Us,” his creative process and the comedy world. His third solo show, “Just For Us,” is now on tour after a critically acclaimed Broadway run that finished at the end of August 2023…. […]

Amaral: Academia’s empathy theater

In 2023, Earth’s global surface temperature approached 1.5 °C over the pre-Anthropocene level. This temperature anomaly was, however, not spread uniformly across the globe.  For Canada’s Northwest Territories and the oceans around Antarctica, the temperature anomaly exceeded 6 °C. Despite these terrifying trends, the 28th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention… […]

Meet Concrete Canoe, the engineering club learning to make concrete float

When McCormick junior Vivian Reilly attended McCormick’s organization fair her freshman year, one booth caught her eye: Concrete Canoe.  “I saw this tank of water with floating cylinders of concrete, and I was like, ‘What is going on over there?’” she said. “And then I was hooked — this was just something totally different.”  Two… […]

Moving one block could prove a game changer for Evanston Games and Cafe

For Evanston Games and Cafe, moving one block meant moving mountains. Long located on a quiet block of Maple Avenue just behind the Davis Street Metra station, the store — simultaneously a retailer, cafe and event space — struggled to attract walk-ins, co-owner Eli Klein said. “As of January, I had owned that location for… […]

Medill junior Jacob Wendler named The Daily’s next editor in chief

Medill junior Jacob Wendler will be the next editor in chief of The Daily Northwestern, Students Publishing Company — The Daily’s publisher and parent company — announced Monday night. Wendler, a print managing editor for The Daily, has previously served as campus editor, special edition editor, copy editor and city beat reporter. He also worked… […]

Dittmar Gallery explores intersection of art and poetry in “Well Versed”

Students and community members joined artists Tuesday night in Norris University Center to celebrate the opening of the Dittmar Gallery’s latest exhibit, “Well Versed.”  The exhibit features paintings, sculptures and collages from Evanston artists. Each visual piece is based on a poem chosen by the artist.  Anupriya Nagarathnam, a second-year Kellogg MBA student, showcased her… […]

Illinois to launch portal streamlining access to youth mental health services

The Illinois Department of Human Services and Google Public Sector will launch a new online portal by July 3 to streamline family access to youth behavioral and mental health resources. The state is creating the Behavioral Health Care and Ongoing Navigation portal as one of its 12 strategies to address youth mental health from a… […]

Rapid Recap: Nebraska 75, Northwestern 50

Three days removed from its second consecutive 20-plus-point loss, Northwestern jetted off to the Cornhusker State for a Tuesday tilt against Nebraska. The Wildcats (8-18, 3-12 Big Ten) got off to a strong start, trading threes with their opponents and securing the first points of the game.  After a subsequent seven-minute scoring drought, NU found… […]

‘Chicken Shop Date’ star Amelia Dimoldenberg awkwardly charms at A&O Speaker Event

A&O Productions hosted a Q&A with Amelia Dimoldenberg, the charmingly deadpan personality behind the web series “Chicken Shop Date,” on Monday night in Alice Millar Chapel.  “Our Speakers committee decides what speakers will be coming to Northwestern, often based off of who’s really relevant in pop culture at the moment,” said Weinberg senior and A&O… […]

Lacrosse: No. 4 Northwestern dismantles Marquette 21-3

Under Ryan Fieldhouse’s blinding lights, the No. 4 Northwestern squad shone bright, defeating Marquette and returning to the victory column.  The 21-3 win comes after the Wildcats (2-1, 0-0 Big Ten) snapped their 22-game win streak against then-No. 8 Notre Dame last week.  For coach Kelly Amonte Hiller, the key to Monday’s success was key… […]

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