The Daily Northwestern

Andrew Golden
Andrew is a Medill junior majoring in journalism and African American studies. At the Daily, Andrew has primarily worked on the sports desk, where he was most recently sports editor for the Fall 2019 and Winter 2020 quarters. He has also served as a web editor and assistant sports editor. Outside of the Daily, Andrew serves as the Director for the Medill School of Journalism on the 2019-20 Board of Directors for the New Student and Family Programs office and plays club basketball.

Andrew Golden, Reporter

Jan 01, 2021
Football: Northwestern’s defense steps up to get Mike Hankwitz win No. 400 (Story)
Jan 01, 2021
Football: Looking back at a memorable 2020 Northwestern season (Story)
Dec 31, 2020
Football: Pat Fitzgerald wins 2020 Dodd Coach of the Year (Story)
Dec 19, 2020
Football: NU’s run defense struggles in Big Ten Championship Game loss to Ohio State (Story)
Dec 17, 2020
Football: Analyzing Northwestern’s new offense under Mike Bajakian (Story)
Dec 17, 2020
Football: Northwestern hears the noise from the outside, but stays focused on its goals (Story)
Dec 14, 2020
The Weekly: A Conversation With Our Editors in Chief (Story)
Dec 10, 2020
Football: How Northwestern has dominated Illinois over the past five years (Story)
Dec 05, 2020
Football: Northwestern looks to make the most of its unplanned bye week (Story)
Nov 28, 2020
Football: Ramsey struggles as offense turns ball over four times (Story)
Nov 27, 2020
Football: Northwestern keeps its focus despite the hype surrounding its 5-0 start (Story)
Nov 21, 2020
Rapid Recap: No. 19 Northwestern 17, No. 10 Wisconsin 7 (Story)
Nov 20, 2020
Football: Northwestern’s offense looks to play complete game against Wisconsin (Story)
Nov 13, 2020
Football: Running back depth to carry Wildcats over next five games (Story)
Nov 07, 2020
Football: NU’s bend-don’t-break mentality works again in win over Nebraska (Story)
Oct 31, 2020
Football: The Wildcats show resilience in 17-point comeback win against Iowa (Story)
Oct 28, 2020
Football: Wildcats look to fix little details ahead of Iowa matchup (Story)
Oct 24, 2020
Football: Northwestern’s offense puts on a show as the Cats clobber Maryland 43-3 (Story)
Oct 23, 2020
Football: Senior JR Pace urges fans to hear voices of Black athletes as team prepares for season opener (Story)
Oct 22, 2020
Football: Freshman Peter Skoronski looks to fill big shoes as the starting left tackle on an experienced offensive line (Story)
Oct 16, 2020
Samdup Miller and Travis Whillock headline four NU players opting out of 2020 season (Story)
Sep 30, 2020
Football: Writers talk new offense, replacing talent on both sides of the ball (Story)
Jun 15, 2020
Northwestern Sports Time Machine: Mark Loretta, 1993 (Story)
Apr 12, 2020
As a leader on and off the court, Anucha Browne has never been afraid to speak her truth (Story)
Mar 02, 2020
Softball: Northwestern finishes the weekend 3-2 at the Courtyard Marriott Tournament (Story)
Feb 09, 2020
Golden: Northwestern men’s basketball’s 77-73 overtime showed that they still don’t have their go-to guy (Story)
Feb 03, 2020
Wrestling: The Wildcats lose nail-biter against in-state rival Illinois 19-18 (Story)
Feb 01, 2020
Rapid Recap: Purdue 61, Northwestern 58 (Story)
Jan 29, 2020
Men’s Basketball: Slow starts in both halves plague NU in 79-50 loss to No. 14 Michigan State (Story)
Jan 13, 2020
Golden: Northwestern women’s basketball has a chance to cement itself as one of the conference’s best (Story)
Jan 12, 2020
Men’s Basketball: Early 3-point shooting paves the way for the Wildcats 62-57 victory on Saturday (Story)
Jan 08, 2020
Rapid Recap: Indiana 66, Northwestern 62 (Story)
Jan 05, 2020
Golden: Pat Spencer needs to find his old form for NU to salvage its season (Story)
Dec 03, 2019
Men’s Basketball: Northwestern’s youth shines in 82-64 victory over Boston College (Story)
Dec 02, 2019
Football: Bennett Skowronek to enter the transfer portal (Story)
Nov 22, 2019
Football: On the brink of NU history, Joe Gaziano prepares to cap off a remarkable career in the midst of a not-so-remarkable season (Story)
Nov 16, 2019
Football: Evan Hull makes the most out of his opportunity with depleted running back corps (Story)
Nov 14, 2019
Golden: NU has nothing to lose, throw the freshmen into the fire (Story)
Nov 12, 2019
Wrestling: No. 21 Northwestern falls to No. 11 Virginia Tech in the team’s season opener (Story)
Nov 09, 2019
Football: Northwestern breaks touchdown drought, yet falls to Purdue 24-22 in final moments (Story)
Nov 07, 2019
Women’s Basketball: NU looks to make its return to the NCAA Tournament (Story)
Nov 07, 2019
Football: Northwestern’s injuries have pushed the team to the bottom of the Big Ten (Story)
Nov 05, 2019
Men’s Basketball: With the departure of Dererk Pardon, Northwestern’s young big men look to fill big shoes (Story)
Nov 02, 2019
Golden: Northwestern miscues make team extremely difficult to watch (Story)
Oct 26, 2019
Football: Northwestern’s quarterback struggles continue against Iowa (Story)
Oct 24, 2019
Football: After Cam Green’s retirement, NU has struggled to fill the void at superback (Story)
Oct 23, 2019
Swimming and Diving: NU ranks 15th in CSCAA TYR Dual Meet Poll (Story)
Oct 23, 2019
Women’s Basketball: Pulliam receives preseason awards (Story)
Oct 20, 2019
Women’s Soccer: Northwestern falls on the road to Penn State 3-1 (Story)
Oct 17, 2019
Football: After playing each other in December, Northwestern and Ohio State are two drastically different teams (Story)
Oct 14, 2019
Field Hockey: Baekers takes home fifth Big Ten Freshman of the Week Award (Story)
Oct 09, 2019
Northwestern men’s basketball gets another 2020 recruit in guard Ty Berry (Story)
Oct 09, 2019
Northwestern men’s basketball gets another 2020 recruit in guard Ty Berry (Story)
Oct 07, 2019
Women’s Tennis: Northwestern competes at home in Wildcat Invite (Story)
Oct 05, 2019
Rapid Recap: Nebraska 13, Northwestern 10 (Story)
Oct 04, 2019
Family, Football and Music: How Kurt Hansen’s love for Northwestern and Nebraska runs through family lines (Story)
Oct 02, 2019
Illinois state representative introduces bill that could compensate athletes (Story)
Oct 02, 2019
Men’s Soccer: Northwestern relies on freshmen for early-season offense (Story)
Sep 29, 2019
Women’s Soccer: Northwestern wins second straight conference road game (Story)
Sep 28, 2019
Football: Northwestern’s offense struggles in 24-15 loss against No. 8 Wisconsin (Story)
Sep 26, 2019
Volleyball: In fourth season under Davis, NU looks to improve in Big Ten (Story)
Sep 25, 2019
Men’s Soccer: Wildcats show growth in milestone win for Tim Lenahan (Story)
Sep 23, 2019
Field Hockey: Northwestern wins twice in Ohio, extends winning streak to six (Story)
Sep 21, 2019
Football: Northwestern’s winning streak against Michigan State comes to an end in ugly fashion (Story)
Aug 31, 2019
Golden: As bad as Hunter Johnson’s debut was, it will benefit NU in the long run (Story)
May 28, 2019
In Focus: How the NCAA’s institutional barriers shut out black coaches (Story)
May 28, 2019
Lacrosse: Northwestern ends season with blowout Final Four loss to Maryland (Story)
May 20, 2019
Softball: Northwestern softball wins three elimination games en route to NCAA Super Regionals (Story)
May 15, 2019
Women’s Basketball: Lindsey Pulliam takes her talents to Colorado Springs for Pan American Games trials (Story)
Apr 28, 2019
Softball: Northwestern picks up sixth straight sweep of the season against Michigan State (Story)
Apr 25, 2019
Softball: Northwestern looks to complete sixth straight sweep of the season (Story)
Apr 25, 2019
Football: Clayton Thorson headlines prospects with NFL dreams (Story)
Apr 18, 2019
Softball: The Daily’s writers ruminate about winning streak, Big Ten title chances (Story)
Apr 03, 2019
Rapid Recap: Northwestern 74, James Madison 69 (Story)
Mar 29, 2019
Women’s Basketball: Northwestern erases an 18-point deficit, advances to the Elite Eight of the WNIT (Story)
Mar 19, 2019
Men’s Basketball: Barret Benson becomes third player to announce he will transfer in past week (Story)
Mar 18, 2019
Men’s Basketball: Jordan Ash to transfer for final year of eligibility (Story)
Mar 15, 2019
Men’s Basketball: Aaron Falzon to transfer from Northwestern (Story)
Mar 14, 2019
Men’s Basketball: Northwestern’s season ends against Illinois 74-69 in a heartbreaking fashion (Story)
Mar 06, 2019
Rapid Recap: Northwestern 68, Ohio State 50 (Story)
Mar 04, 2019
Men’s Basketball: Wildcats fall on the road to downstate rival Illinois 72-63 (Story)
Mar 03, 2019
Rapid Recap: Illinois 81, Northwestern 76 (Story)
Mar 01, 2019
Ryan Taylor continues to struggle against Minnesota (Story)
Feb 28, 2019
Women’s Basketball: Northwestern prepares for final regular season game against Iowa (Story)
Feb 27, 2019
Football Notebook: Cats open spring practice with heightened expectations (Story)
Feb 25, 2019
Football: Cameron Green retires due to family history of concussions, head injuries (Story)
Feb 23, 2019
Rapid Recap: Wisconsin 69, Northwestern 64 (Story)
Feb 21, 2019
Golden: Northwestern has too much talent to play so poorly in Big Ten play (Story)
Feb 20, 2019
Women’s Basketball: Northwestern looks for series sweep against Nebraska (Story)
Feb 17, 2019
Men’s Basketball: Anthony Gaines has the green light in 59-50 loss to Rutgers (Story)
Feb 17, 2019
Women’s Basketball: Northwestern falls 61-58 to Purdue on last-second shot (Story)
Feb 14, 2019
Women’s Basketball: Northwestern tries to get back in win column against Penn State (Story)
Feb 14, 2019
Men’s Basketball: Northwestern suffers its second straight heartbreaker 59-56 against Rutgers (Story)
Feb 10, 2019
Rapid Recap: Iowa 80, Northwestern 79 (Story)
Feb 07, 2019
Women’s Basketball: Northwestern gets blown out 72-57 on the road against No. 10 Maryland (Story)
Feb 06, 2019
Women’s Basketball: Northwestern faces Maryland, its toughest ranked opponent this season (Story)
Feb 05, 2019
Men’s Basketball: Wildcats’ shooting comes back to bite them in loss against Penn State (Story)
Feb 04, 2019
Rapid Recap: Penn State 59, Northwestern 52 (Story)
Jan 30, 2019
Men’s Basketball: Wildcats’ offense continues through cold stretch against No. 21 Maryland (Story)
Jan 26, 2019
Men’s Basketball: The Wildcats go cold on offense in 62-46 loss against Wisconsin (Story)
Jan 24, 2019
Women’s Basketball: Northwestern looks to make a statement against Nebraska (Story)
Jan 23, 2019
Men’s Basketball: Aaron Falzon makes the most of his opportunities in win against Indiana (Story)
Jan 21, 2019
Women’s Basketball: Northwestern’s stifling defense leads to 72-46 blowout against Wisconsin (Story)
Jan 17, 2019
Men’s Basketball: Northwestern seeks second Big Ten victory against Rutgers (Story)
Jan 14, 2019
Men’s Basketball: Northwestern struggles to score with Vic Law out (Story)
Jan 10, 2019
Women’s Basketball: Northwestern looks to get back on track against Purdue (Story)
Jan 10, 2019
Men’s Basketball: Northwestern falls to 1-4 in the Big Ten, loses to Iowa 73-63 (Story)
Jan 08, 2019
Women’s Basketball: Northwestern loses a nail-biter to Michigan in overtime 79-78 (Story)
Jan 08, 2019
Men’s Basketball: Writers ruminate on an up-and-down start to Big Ten play (Story)
Dec 22, 2018
Men’s Basketball: Northwestern falters down the stretch, loses to Oklahoma 76-69 in overtime (Story)
Dec 05, 2018
Men’s Basketball: Dererk Pardon shines once again against Michigan (Story)
Dec 04, 2018
Rapid Recap: Michigan 62, Northwestern 60 (Story)
Nov 27, 2018
Men’s Basketball: Northwestern looks for vengeance against Georgia Tech in Big Ten-ACC Challenge (Story)
Nov 14, 2018
Women’s Basketball: Northwestern prepares for home game against University of Illinois-Chicago (Story)
Nov 14, 2018
Women’s Tennis: Northwestern has successful weekend in Baton Rouge (Story)
Nov 13, 2018
Football: Northwestern ranked No. 22 in College Football Playoff rankings (Story)
Nov 11, 2018
Football: Northwestern cops 2020 quarterback commit (Story)
Nov 09, 2018
Volleyball: Northwestern looks ahead to its first two matches in Welsh-Ryan Arena (Story)
Nov 08, 2018
Rapid Recap: Northwestern 82, New Orleans 52 (Story)
Nov 06, 2018
Women’s Basketball: Pulliam looks to expand her range in her sophomore season (Story)
Nov 04, 2018
Women’s Basketball: Northwestern wins exhibition against Lewis, 84-69 (Story)
Nov 04, 2018
Men’s Basketball: Northwestern’s newest freshmen class prepares to live up to billing (Story)
Nov 02, 2018
Volleyball: Northwestern looks to go 2-0 during weekend matches against Ohio State and Maryland (Story)
Oct 28, 2018
Men’s Soccer: Buescher completes hat trick as Northwestern crushes D-III Concordia-Chicago (Story)
Oct 26, 2018
Men’s Soccer: Northwestern faces Concordia-Chicago in final tuneup before Big Ten Tournament (Story)
Oct 23, 2018
Men’s Soccer: Northwestern looks to beat Wisconsin in final regular season conference game (Story)
Oct 23, 2018
Women’s Basketball: Kunaiyi-Akpanah named to preseason All-Big Ten team (Story)
Oct 21, 2018
Men’s Soccer: Northwestern gets first road result since 2016 with 0-0 draw against No. 15 Michigan State (Story)
Oct 15, 2018
Men’s Soccer: Northwestern prepares for road test against UIC (Story)
Oct 14, 2018
Men’s Soccer: Northwestern comes up just short against Rutgers after giving up last-second goal (Story)
Oct 11, 2018
Men’s Soccer: Northwestern looks to break seven-game winless streak against Rutgers (Story)
Oct 08, 2018
Men’s Soccer: Northwestern prepares for matchup against city rival DePaul (Story)
Oct 08, 2018
Men’s Soccer: Northwestern ties 0-0 in double OT against Penn State after taking 17 shots (Story)
Oct 04, 2018
Northwestern looks to break five-game winless streak against Penn State (Story)
Oct 03, 2018
Men’s Soccer: Northwestern loses in a blowout 3-0 against No. 15 Notre Dame (Story)
Oct 01, 2018
Men’s Soccer: Northwestern prepares for another tough test at home against No. 20 Notre Dame (Story)
Sep 30, 2018
Men’s Soccer: Northwestern has disastrous first half, falls to No. 19 Michigan 2-0 (Story)
Sep 27, 2018
Men’s Soccer: Northwestern seeks first Big Ten win against No. 19 Michigan (Story)
Sep 27, 2018
Men’s Soccer: Northwestern loses a heartbreaker against No. 2 Indiana (Story)
Sep 24, 2018
Field Hockey: Northwestern beats two ranked opponents at home 2-0 (Story)
Sep 17, 2018
Men’s Soccer: Northwestern plays another OT game, falls to Maryland 2-1 (Story)
Sep 05, 2018
Men’s Soccer: Northwestern beats Valparaiso, loses OT thriller to Fordham at Wisconsin invitational (Story)
Aug 23, 2018
Vic Law will be NU’s first player drafted into the NBA since 1999 (Story)
Aug 23, 2018
Who to watch this year in sports (Story)
May 24, 2018
Golden: Northwestern football players should be actively encouraged to participate in anthem protests (Story)
May 16, 2018
Softball: Northwestern looks for revenge in NCAA Tournament this weekend (Story)
May 15, 2018
Softball: Writers ruminate about regular season, NCAA Tournament chances (Story)
May 09, 2018
Softball: Five Wildcats receive All-Big Ten Honors ahead of Big Ten Tournament (Story)
May 06, 2018
Softball: Northwestern loses final regular season series against Wisconsin (Story)
Apr 29, 2018
Softball: Northwestern wins on Senior Day, takes series from Iowa (Story)
Apr 22, 2018
Softball: Northwestern rallies for 2 comeback wins, sweeps Rutgers (Story)
Apr 18, 2018
Softball: Northwestern beats Notre Dame 8-3, tying single-game record for steals (Story)
Apr 17, 2018
Softball: Northwestern looks forward to out-of-conference battle against Notre Dame (Story)
Apr 08, 2018
Softball: Northwestern struggles on mound, losing 2 of 3 against Purdue (Story)
Mar 07, 2018
Softball: Northwestern looks to carry momentum into Houston Hilton Plaza Classic (Story)
Mar 01, 2018
Lacrosse: Northwestern seeks revenge against Stony Brook (Story)
Feb 26, 2018
Softball: Northwestern offense struggles as Wildcats go 2-2 on weekend (Story)
Feb 21, 2018
Lacrosse: Northwestern looks to fix mistakes before matchup against USC (Story)
Feb 13, 2018
Softball: Northwestern looks to continue four-game win streak at Big Ten-ACC Challenge (Story)
Feb 11, 2018
Softball: Northwestern wins four of five at Kajikawa Classic (Story)