The Daily Northwestern

Athletes, then students: Late-start quarter system gives NU advantage

Josh Walfish, Gameday Editor

September 27, 2012

Filed under Blogs, Fall Sports, Football, Wildcat Extra

For most student-athletes, being four weeks into the season means midterms. At Northwestern it means school is just getting started. The Wildcats have played four football games already and did not have to go to class until...

Under Armour sales surge as football team starts season undefeated

Paulina Firozi, Campus Editor

September 27, 2012

Filed under Blogs, Wildcat Extra

Northwestern's Under Armour sales continue to rise in the early part of the football season, as gameday shoppers fill stores after wins, according to Crain's Chicago Business. As the co-owner of the university's official merchandise...

Schapiro appoints new vice president for athletics, recreation

Lauren Caruba, Reporter

September 26, 2012

Filed under Blogs, Wildcat Extra

University President Morton Schapiro on Monday named James Phillips the new vice president for athletics and recreation. Phillips was previously the director of intercollegiate athletics and recreation. “I’m deeply honored a...

Junior guard JerShon Cobb suspended for upcoming season

September 21, 2012

Filed under Men's Basketball, Wildcat Extra

Junior guard JerShon Cobb has been suspended from the Northwestern men's basketball team for the 2012-13 season. Cobb's suspension was due to violations of team policy, according to a release from the NU athletic department....

Fitzgerald: Injured Mark returning to practice Tuesday

September 16, 2012

Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Wildcat Extra

Northwestern’s new dark-horse candidate is just fine. Junior running back Venric Mark, who left Saturday’s 22-13 defeat of Boston College in the third quarter, will return to practice Tuesday, coach Pat Fitzgerald said...