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Owner Ted Mavrakis said his decision to cancel the rally was influenced by Northwestern students organizing against it on social media.
"I don't want to alienate the community in which we live, so I made the decision," Mavrakis said.
Illinois athletic department spokesman Kent Brown said he did not know why Mavrakis nixed the party, "but it is his right as a bar owner." The May 8 stop will be rescheduled at a yet-to-be-announced venue in Chicago, Brown said.