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The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Man in a blue-and-yellow jersey grasps hands with a man in blue polo.

‘The sky’s the limit’: Former NU postdoctoral research scientist Tristan Clemons reflects on sports, research, mentorship and more

Jessica Ma, Reporter July 10, 2022

For his debut game on the international stage, Australian field hockey player Tristan Clemons played on his home turf in Bunbury, Western Australia, representing his country. On the warm night, the goalkeeper...

Four people below the number “5” and “Title IX”

Northwestern student-athletes attend Big Ten Women’s Leadership Summit

Charlotte Varnes, Managing Editor July 3, 2022

The opening night of the first-ever Big Ten Women’s Leadership Summit had it all: red carpets, mocktails with sports media personalities and athletes, catered dinner and remarks by Big Ten Commissioner...

Man in purple Northwestern singlet deadlifts barbell with red weight plates.

‘Polymer science and powerlifting’: NU postdoctoral research associate and national powerlifting champion Joshua Tropp discusses intersection between science and sports

Jessica Ma, Reporter June 29, 2022

At Northwestern’s Rivnay Lab, postdoctoral research associate Joshua Tropp studies conductive polymers, examining ways to incorporate polymers into implantable medical technologies. But Tropp represents...

A man wearing a black hoodie with the Army West Point logo on it, a black baseball cap and sunglasses.

Baseball: Northwestern taps Army West Point’s Jim Foster as coach

Charlotte Varnes, Managing Editor June 28, 2022

More than a year after coach Spencer Allen stepped down, Northwestern baseball has found its man. Jim Foster will coach the Wildcats, leaving his post at Army West Point after six seasons, the University...

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Evanston athletes compete at Special Olympics USA Games, Special Olympics Illinois Summer Games

Charlotte Varnes, Managing Editor June 23, 2022

As a child, Riley Hoffman often wished he could go to Walt Disney World and see Mickey Mouse. Earlier this month, he finally did — and won a gold medal in Special Olympics flag football along the way.  “I...

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