The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern Alumni named to Forbes’ “30 under 30” lists

Madeline Fox, Campus Editor

January 7, 2016

Filed under Alumni, Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern alumni were named to Forbes’ “30 Under 30” lists, which recognize young leaders in 20 different fields. ​Four of the​ alumni — Mark Silberg (Weinberg ’14), Kate Gardiner (Medill ’09), Audrey Cheng (Medill...

Journalism takes center stage at Homecoming panel

David Fishman, Reporter

October 17, 2015

Filed under Alumni, Campus, Events, Latest Stories, Speakers

Five Northwestern alumni returned to campus on Friday for the seventh annual Homecoming panel, moderated by University President Morton Schapiro. The event, titled “Who Are You Because of NU?” highlighted alumni from various...

The Daily to rename newsroom following donation

Stephanie Kelly, Managing Editor

October 1, 2015

Filed under Alumni, Campus, Latest Stories, Student Groups

As part of an ongoing campaign to fundraise for The Daily Northwestern, NU trustee John Madigan and his wife Holly Madigan, an NU alumna, have given a donation to the newspaper that includes a $250,000 challenge grant, Students...

Northwestern alumni to put on charity showing of ‘Rent’ for launch of nonprofit startup

Alice Yin, Campus Editor

September 29, 2015

Filed under Alumni, Campus, Student Entertainment, Theater

A nonprofit startup spearheaded by Northwestern graduates is launching its inaugural production this quarter with a charity showing of “Rent.” Artists Giving Back, which aims to use art as a channel for philanthropy, was...

USA Today columnist Christine Brennan speaks about the role of women in sports media

Dan Waldman, Reporter

September 27, 2015

Filed under Alumni, Campus, Faculty, Speakers

USA Today sports columnist Christine Brennan (Medill ‘80, ‘81) returned to Northwestern on Saturday to discuss the importance of women in newsrooms, drawing on three decades of experience. Brennan talked about the obstacles...