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

The Daily Northwestern

43° Evanston, IL
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

The Bank of America Chicago Marathon took place on Sunday, Oct. 13 in Grant Park. The runners included Northwestern students Justin Navidzadeh, Shaleahk Wilson, and Shayan Olumi

Students reflect on experience of, motivation behind running in the Chicago Marathon

October 13, 2019

On Sunday, more than 45,000 runners gathered in Grant Park to participate in the Chicago Marathon. In its 42nd year, the marathon welcomed runners from more than 100 countries, all 50 states and Northwestern’s...

Medill sophomore Emma Kumer. Kumer was one of three Medill sophomores to compete in the Boston Marathon on April 16.

Medill sophomores share ups, downs of competing in Boston Marathon

April 25, 2018

Usually, Medill sophomores Emma Kumer, Anna Laffrey and David Gleisner chase stories. But on April 16, they ran after something different — the finish line of the 122nd Annual Boston Marathon. Kumer...

Richard Webster

Northwestern alumnus directs Bach Week Festival

April 20, 2016

A&E As a student studying organ at Northwestern, Richard Webster (Bienen ‘74, ‘77) spent a lot of time playing music by Baroque-period composer Johann Sebastian Bach. As a senior in 1974, Webster...

Boston Marathon offers new start for Evanston runners shocked by last year’s bombings

April 20, 2014

As he walked around Boston on Sunday afternoon, Evanston resident John Kayser said there was a special “vibrancy” in the air the day before the first Boston Marathon since deadly bombs went off at...

 McCormick junior Kyle Taylor runs Sunday in the 36th annual Chicago Marathon. Taylor completed his first marathon in just more than five hours.

Evanston, Northwestern runners take part in first Chicago Marathon since Boston bombing

October 13, 2013

Nearly 40,000 people completed the 36th Chicago Marathon on Sunday, the first running of the annual race since the April bombing at the Boston Marathon. More than 300 Evanston residents registered...

Load More Stories
Activate Search
Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881
Boston Marathon