The Daily Northwestern

Folmsbee: The Ice Bucket Challenge results in disaster

Sai Folmsbee, Columnist

September 24, 2014

Last month, Facebook newsfeeds were inundated with videos of friends pouring buckets of ice water over their heads. Beginning in July, this very strange piece of performance art blossomed into the full-blown explosion of social...

Northwestern Medicine to receive $10 million for ALS research

Christine Farolan, Copy Chief

September 6, 2014

The Les Turner ALS Foundation pledged $10 million to Northwestern Medicine to advance treatment and research for the disease made prominent by the ice bucket challenge craze. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou...