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Cats Chat Podcast: Episode 3

Cats Chat Podcast: Episode 3

The Daily Northwestern Staff
April 27, 2017
Filed under Audio, Cats Chat, Multimedia, Sports, Top Sports Stories

On the latest episode of Cats Chat, beat writer Evan Augeri joins Sports Editor Cole Paxton to discuss the state of Northwestern softball. The pair talk about the rise of senior outfielder Anna Petersen, the status of NU's pitching staff and the uphill battle the Cats face towards making the NCAA Tournament....

Legally-blind Fouad Hassan finds joy as stage manager

The Daily Northwestern Video Desk
April 26, 2017
Filed under Latest Stories, Multimedia, Video

Despite a condition that leaves him with only partial visibility in one eye, Communication junior and exchange student from Northwestern University in Qatar Fouad Hassan filled the role of stage manager in Lovers and Madmen's production of "Oedipus El Rey" last week. The Daily's video desk explored Hassan's...

Captured: March for Science

Captured: March for Science

April 23, 2017
Filed under Captured: Photo Blog, Latest Stories, Multimedia

Welcome to The Daily’s photo blog: Captured. This will be a space for The Daily’s photographers to share their best work, including photos from weekend performances and events around the community. You can contact the photographers by emailing photo@dailynorthwestern.com.  Thousands of students, educators and scientists gathered in downtown Chicago on Saturday to par...

Captured: A&O Ball 2017: Amine and Jeremih

Captured: A&O Ball 2017: Amine and Jeremih

April 23, 2017
Filed under Captured: Photo Blog, Multimedia

Welcome to The Daily’s photo blog: Captured. This will be a space for The Daily’s photographers to share their best work, including photos from weekend performances and events around the community. You can contact the photographers by emailing photo@dailynorthwestern.com.  Hip-hop artist Jeremih and rapper Aminé performed at Chicago’s Riviera Theatre on Friday for...

The Weekly: Environmental Injustice and the Green Holidays

The Weekly: Environmental Injustice and the Green Holidays

April 21, 2017
Filed under Audio, Latest Stories, Multimedia, The Weekly

The Weekly is The Daily’s weekly news podcast. This edition of The Weekly follows the Environmental Injustice in Chicago talk on Wednesday, featuring environmental activists from Chicago, who discussed the disproportionate effects of climate change felt by low-income communities. On Week on ...

Northwestern’s new meme page

The Daily Northwestern Video Desk
April 20, 2017
Filed under Multimedia, Video

Meme pages on Facebook are riding a recent wave of popularity at colleges around the country, and Northwestern is no different. Why start a meme page, and why has one caught on so quickly with NU's students? The Daily's video desk looks for answers. Video by Hangda Zhang.

Cats Chat Podcast: Episode 2

Cats Chat Podcast: Episode 2

The Daily Northwestern Staff
April 18, 2017
Filed under Audio, Baseball, Cats Chat, Multimedia, Sports

Beat writer Joseph Wilkinson joins Sports Editor Cole Paxton to discuss the current state of Northwestern baseball. The pair talk about the rough start to the Spencer Allen era, signs of progress this year and the impressive play of senior pitcher Cooper Wetherbee. Finally, Wilkinson shares his predictions...

A closer look at the Global Engagement Summit

The Daily Northwestern Video Desk
April 17, 2017
Filed under Latest Stories, Multimedia, Video

The Global Engagement Summit is a conference at Northwestern meant to provide resources and guidance to students working on some of the world's biggest social problems, but it's a mystery to most NU students. The Daily takes a closer look at why the Summit draws delegates from around the globe. Video by ...

The Weekly: Sex Week at Northwestern

The Weekly: Sex Week at Northwestern

April 13, 2017
Filed under Audio, Multimedia, The Weekly

The Weekly is The Daily’s weekly news podcast. April 10 to 14 was Sex Week at Northwestern. Tiffany Jeung interviewed one of the event directors for The Weekly and learned that hundreds of dollars in sex toys were given out in the past week. Maddie Jarrard went to "Sexercise," where particip...

Cats Chat Podcast: Episode 1

Cats Chat Podcast: Episode 1

The Daily Northwestern
April 11, 2017
Filed under Audio, Cats Chat, Lacrosse, Multimedia, Sports

Beat writer Ben Pope joins Sports Editor Cole Paxton to talk lacrosse. The pair discuss the continued absence of superstar junior attacker Selena Lasota, baseline expectations for the program and more. Finally, Pope makes his predictions for how deep NU's postseason run will be.  

The Weekly: ‘Together We Remember’ and Evanston mayoral election

The Weekly: ‘Together We Remember’ and Evanston mayoral election

The Daily Northwestern Staff
April 7, 2017
Filed under Audio, Multimedia, The Weekly

The Weekly is The Daily’s weekly news podcast. On Monday, a group of Northwestern students convened at The Rock to read the names of genocide victims for 12 hours as part of an international campaign, Together We Remember. Our Sam Bernitz spoke with the event's organizers about their goals and futu...

Office Hours: The Role of Poetry

Office Hours: The Role of Poetry

The Daily Northwestern Staff
April 6, 2017
Filed under Audio, Multimedia, Office Hours

Office Hours features interviews with Northwestern professors about current events. This week on Office Hours, we sat down with poet and English Prof. Russell Price, whose work focuses on the exploration of identity through writing. We discussed carving an identity through art, the Chicago poetry s...