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NU Declassified: Prof. Barbara Butts teaches leadership through stage management

Daily Northwestern - Sun, 05/19/2024 - 23:39

Communication Prof. Barbara Butts believes stage management requires a diverse set of leadership skills, and she wants her students to be able to use them both inside and outside the theater. BARBARA BUTTS: What stage management really is is, it’s leadership, it’s management, it’s organization, it’s communication and it’s problem-solving. Those are the big things...

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By the Numbers: All about Dillo Day through the years

Daily Northwestern - Sun, 05/19/2024 - 23:18

The 52nd annual Dillo Day took place Saturday. The festival began on the Lakefill at 12:15 p.m. and ended around 10:30 p.m. after headliner Swae Lee’s concluding performance. Learn more about the history of Dillo Day, by the numbers, here. Main Stage performers Notable performers over the last 10 years include Chance the Rapper, 2...

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What to Watch For: University President Michael Schill gears up for congressional testimony

Daily Northwestern - Sun, 05/19/2024 - 23:10

More than 700 miles east of Northwestern’s Evanston campus, University President Michael Schill will report to Capitol Hill on Thursday to testify at a hearing before Congress. The proceedings are slated to begin at 9:15 a.m. CDT in the Rayburn House Office Building. The House Committee on Education and the Workforce called Schill and the...

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News Quiz: Dillo Day, Lacrosse championships, Campus startup Linked Up

Daily Northwestern - Sun, 05/19/2024 - 23:07

Caught up with current events? See if you can ace this week’s news quiz.

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Jayal: Dillo Day: Does Northwestern know how to party?

Daily Northwestern - Sun, 05/19/2024 - 22:54

Dillo Day had a rude start. I had smug plans to sleep in to avoid the midday exhaustion that would no doubt afflict most Northwestern students. Unfortunately, I live in Bobb Hall, and was awoken early in the morning by the sound of freshmen shrieking “Happy Dillo!” to one another in the hallway. As an...

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Baseball: Northwestern’s season concludes with series loss to Minnesota

Daily Northwestern - Sun, 05/19/2024 - 22:12

Northwestern’s record of 18-34 and 4-20 in-conference, when presented in a vacuum, leaves much to be desired. But putting it into Wildcat terms — after coach Ben Greenspan inherited a program blemished by an indefinite suspension and a culture of bullying, while 21 of 35 players on the 2023 roster either jumped ship or graduated...

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Davis Delivers Points To Keep Streak Alive | <b>Evanston</b>, <b>IL</b> Patch

Google News - Evanston - Sun, 05/19/2024 - 22:03
The Evanston girls track and field program celebrated a rare anniversary Saturday at the Class 3A Illinois High School Association state finals at ...

Student organizations host affinity formals to find, foster community

Daily Northwestern - Sun, 05/19/2024 - 22:01

The final stretch of Spring Quarter brings a myriad of events, including formals hosted by student affinity groups.  Hundreds of students travel around Chicagoland each year for an evening of fun to celebrate their communities and cultures at events like Middle Eastern North African Student Association Formal, Chinese Students Association Formal and Queer Prom. Weinberg...

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Softball: Northwestern ends season with two losses to No. 1 Texas in NCAA tournament

Daily Northwestern - Sun, 05/19/2024 - 21:50

After defeating Saint Francis (PA) in its Friday NCAA tournament opener, Northwestern advanced to the Austin regional championship by posting a 1-1 record Saturday, before ending its season with a loss to No. 1 Texas Sunday.  In their first Saturday contest, the Wildcats (35-13, 19-3 Big Ten) fell to the Longhorns (50-7, 23-4 Big 12)14-2...

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Aging ‘gracefully’: Aging Well Conference provides education and leisure to older adults

Daily Northwestern - Sun, 05/19/2024 - 21:37

Hundreds attended the 23rd annual Aging Well Conference hosted by the Levy Senior Center and enjoyed workshops, music, a raffle, food and recreation Friday. With May being Older Americans Month, the center held the event to provide artistic, physical and informative services to older individuals as a way to engage and celebrate them, according to...

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Evanston Pride, PFLAG, Gender Affirming Evanston celebrate queer joy

Daily Northwestern - Sun, 05/19/2024 - 21:20

About 35 community members gathered at Roycemore School on Saturday evening for an All Ages Queer Joy Celebration. It was the first planned collaboration between Evanston Pride, PFLAG Evanston and Gender Affirming Evanston.  Some attendees danced to Taylor Swift, Madonna and Lil Nas X in one part of the school, while others made signs and...

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Rally calls for Israeli-Palestinian unity - <b>Evanston</b> Now

Google News - Evanston - Sun, 05/19/2024 - 16:48
... Illinois Standing Together for Peace. Imam Hassan Aly was also one of the speakers, and said he looked forward to the day when a Muslim child and ...

The Douglas Center Hosts Annual Spring Art Show and Sale | <b>Evanston</b>, <b>IL</b> Patch

Google News - Evanston - Sun, 05/19/2024 - 16:40
The Douglas Center Hosts Annual Spring Art Show and Sale - Evanston, IL - ***SAVE THE DATES: The Douglas Center Annual Spring Art Show and Sale*** ...

Rally calls for Israeli-Palestinian unity

EvanstonNow - Sun, 05/19/2024 - 16:39
One hundred attend "Standing Together for Peace" event at Fountain Square.

Week in review: Your Sunday digest of the news - <b>Evanston</b> RoundTable

Google News - Evanston - Sun, 05/19/2024 - 09:07
One note: Next month, Ascension Health plans to outsource its hospitalist staff. The Illinois Nurses Association labor union has decried that move, ...

William Clark Mills, Captain, United States Navy Reserve Retired Obituary - Santa Cruz Sentinel

Google News - Evanston - Sun, 05/19/2024 - 02:45
He attended Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, earning his B.S. in Electrical Engineering. He was a member of Triangle Fraternity.Bill ...

Jerry Baker Todd OBITUARY - Chicago Tribune

Google News - Evanston - Sun, 05/19/2024 - 00:37
Jerry Baker Todd, age 81, of Evanston, IL passed away peacefully at home on May 9. Jerry was born in Miami, Florida. He moved as a young boy with ...

Remarkable Ride Ends With 2nd Place State Finish | <b>Evanston</b>, <b>IL</b> Patch

Google News - Evanston - Sun, 05/19/2024 - 00:24
Remarkable Ride Ends With 2nd Place State Finish - Evanston, IL - ETHS Girls Capture Water Polo Trophy.

Ryan Field: Almost nothing left standing

EvanstonNow - Sat, 05/18/2024 - 21:25
Remaining press box supports are now down.

Kentucky softball qualifies for its 14th straight NCAA Tournament - Yahoo Lifestyle Canada

Google News - Evanston - Sat, 05/18/2024 - 20:19
Kentucky's softball team is headed to Evanston, Illinois, for its NCAA Tournament opener. The field was announced Sunday night, with UK being part ...

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