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The Daily Northwestern

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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

DIVISION I ATHLETICS
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Football: Northwestern parts ways with defensive coordinator Jim O’Neil, two position coaches
Charlotte Varnes, Sports Editor • November 29, 2022

After a 1-11 2022 campaign, Northwestern football is committing to major changes. Defensive coordinator Jim O’Neil, wide receivers coach Dennis Springer and defensive line coach Marty Long are no...

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Rapid Recap: Pittsburgh 87, Northwestern 58
November 28, 2022
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Captured: Women’s basketball scores big at home against Valparaiso
November 27, 2022
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Football: Riker: Everything we needed to know about the 2022 Wildcats, we learned on their home field.
November 27, 2022
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Rapid Recap: Illinois 41, Northwestern 3
November 26, 2022
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Baseball: Northwestern taps Army West Point’s Jim Foster as coach
June 28, 2022
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Baseball: Northwestern wins two out of three against Minnesota, narrowly misses Big Ten Tournament
May 25, 2022
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Rapid Recap: No. 13 Auburn 43, Northwestern 42
November 23, 2022
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Rapid Recap: Northwestern 66, Liberty 52
November 22, 2022
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Captured: Wildcats triumph over Purple Eagles at Tuesday matchup
November 23, 2022
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Rapid Recap: Northwestern 76, Niagara 38
November 22, 2022
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Field Hockey: Northwestern falls 2-1 to North Carolina in national championship heartbreaker
November 21, 2022
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Field Hockey: Swann: Northwestern’s sluggish offensive performance was its downfall in championship loss
November 20, 2022
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Football: Injury-decimated Wildcats can’t complete upset bid to Purdue, suffer 10th straight loss
November 19, 2022
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Football: Price: It’s time for change — reasons behind Northwestern’s downward spiral since 2020
November 19, 2022
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Lacrosse: Scane returns for a fifth year, two graduate transfers join the Cats
September 21, 2022
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Lacrosse: No. 4 Northwestern collapses against No. 1 North Carolina, loses third straight NCAA semifinal
May 29, 2022
Senior middle blocker Desiree Becker reaches for the ball during Sunday’s match. Becker recorded a match-high attack percentage of .625.
Volleyball: Northwestern falls to Indiana, Michigan State over the weekend
Isabel Funk, Managing Editor • November 21, 2022

After a tight battle against Indiana Friday that ultimately ended in defeat, Northwestern lost its second match of the weekend to Michigan State Sunday.  The five-set loss against...

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Women’s Soccer: Danika Austin’s positive attitude, competitive nature uplifts Northwestern
Charlotte Varnes, Sports Editor • November 21, 2022

The joy was palpable when Northwestern defeated Stanford in September. Teammates embraced, traded high fives and shed tears. After last recording a winning season in 2018, the Wildcats...

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Northwestern student-athletes excelling in the classroom, sit at the pinnacle nationally in latest graduation success rates
Alex Cervantes, Assistant Sports Editor • November 21, 2022

Northwestern student-athletes continue to set the precedent for success both on and off the field.  The Wildcats recorded a 98% Graduation Success Rate according to the National...

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Men’s Basketball: Northwestern fends off Purdue Fort Wayne 60-52
Aayushya Agarwal, Reporter • November 21, 2022

It wasn’t pretty, but Northwestern (4-0, 0-0 Big Ten) got the job done. After defeating Georgetown on the road, the Wildcats returned home and took down Purdue Fort Wayne (2-2). Led...

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Women’s Soccer: Rapid Recap: UCLA 2, Northwestern 0
Lucas Kim, Reporter • November 20, 2022

Northwestern’s historic season has come to an end.  The fourth-seed Cats (16-5-2, 7-2-1 Big Ten) fell to first-seed UCLA (19-2-1) in the Sweet Sixteen of the NCAA Tournament 2-0...

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Women’s Basketball: Northwestern bounces back against Southern Illinois
Jake Epstein, Reporter • November 20, 2022

Northwestern entered Welsh-Ryan Arena on Saturday looking to make a statement at home. The team’s last contest, a 92-58 loss at home against Notre Dame, was marred by three first...

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Cross Country: Northwestern places 30th at its first NCAA Championship since 2002, concludes record-breaking season
Kate Walter, Assistant Sports Editor • November 20, 2022

Northwestern finished 30th in its first appearance at the NCAA Division I Women’s Cross Country Championships since 2002, capping off a historic season for the Wildcats.   While...

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Field Hockey: Rapid Recap: North Carolina 2, Northwestern 1
Jake Epstein, Reporter • November 20, 2022

The national title is headed back to Chapel Hill for a record 10th time. Northwestern(20-5, 5-3 Big Ten) fell to North Carolina  (21-0,6-0 ACC) 2-1 on a chilly championship Sunday...

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Field Hockey: Northwestern defeats No.3 Maryland 2-1 to advance to NCAA Championship
Skye Swann, Assistant Gameday Editor • November 20, 2022

Revenge is a dish best served cold.  Or, in Northwestern’s case, when hard-earned revenge punches a ticket to the NCAA Championship for a chance to earn its second straight title.   The...

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Rapid Recap: Purdue 17, Northwestern 9
Alex Cervantes, Assistant Sports Editor • November 19, 2022

WEST LAFAYETTE — In its penultimate contest of the 2022 season, Northwestern came up short for a 10th consecutive game, falling at Purdue 17-9. Though the Wildcats’ defense remained...

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Women’s Soccer: Rapid Recap: Northwestern 2, Vanderbilt 1
Lucas Kim, Reporter • November 18, 2022

For only the third time in program history, Northwestern (16-4-2, 7-2-1 Big Ten) is headed to the Sweet Sixteen. Facing Vanderbilt (12-5-4) in the second round of the NCAA Tournament...

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Rapid Recap: Northwestern 60, Purdue Fort Wayne 52
Alex Cervantes, Assistant Sports Editor • November 18, 2022

Coming off the heels of a resounding victory over Georgetown in the nation’s capital Tuesday in the Gavitt Tipoff Games, Northwestern still seemed to be shaking off the jet lag against...

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Field Hockey: Rapid Recap: Northwestern 2, Maryland 1
Jake Epstein, Reporter • November 18, 2022

Northwestern (20-4, 5-3 Big Ten) is headed to a second-consecutive national championship after defeating Maryland(19-4, 7-1 Big Ten) in Storrs, Connecticut. Unlike the last time...

Cats Corner: The Gameday Podcast: Episode 4
Cats Corner: The Gameday Podcast: Episode 4
Lawrence Price, Audio Editor • November 18, 2022

Cats Corner’s Gameday podcast returns for its fourth straight week with special guests! Lawrence, Alex and John welcome in NBN Assistant Sports Editor and NNN Sports Reporter Miles...

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Women’s Basketball: Walter: Northwestern struggles to fill holes left by Walsh, Shaw ejections
Kate Walter, Assistant Sports Editor • November 17, 2022

Northwestern’s matchup against Notre Dame included the same number of player ejections as three-pointers made by the Wildcats, so it’s safe to say things were looking pretty bad...

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