The Daily Northwestern

Pregame roundup: Northwestern vs. Nebraska

Josh Walfish, Gameday Editor

October 20, 2012

Filed under Blogs, Fall Sports, Football, Sports, Sports Blogs, Wildcat Extra

As Northwestern prepares for its sold-out showdown against Nebraska this afternoon, The Daily rounds up some of the best local media on the Wildcats-Cornhuskers rumble. The last time Nebraska visited Evanston was 1931 and Al ...

Northwestern adds Western Michigan to 2013 football schedule after Vanderbilt backs out

Rohan Nadkarni, Assistant Sports Editor

October 19, 2012

Filed under Blogs, Sports Blogs, Wildcat Extra

Western Michigan will replace Vanderbilt on the Wildcats’ football schedule next year, Northwestern announced this morning. The Broncos will visit Evanston on Sept. 14, 2013. Vanderbilt reportedly canceled its 2013 an...

Emanuel unsure on where to stand on Prentice

Susan Du, City Editor

October 17, 2012

Filed under Around Town, Blogs

Although Chicago Ald. Brendan Reilly (42nd) announced Monday that he supports Northwestern in its plan to demolish the old Prentice Women’s Hospital building in his ward, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Wednesday that he hasn’t...

Report: Nebraska interested in playing Northwestern at Wrigley Field

Josh Walfish, Gameday Editor

October 16, 2012

Filed under Blogs, Sports Blogs, Wildcat Extra

Nebraska is looking to move its 2014 game against Northwestern from Ryan Field to Wrigley Field, the Omaha World-Herald reported Monday. Wrigley is the home of the Chicago Cubs, where the Wildcats played Illinois in 2010...

Chicago alderman sides with Northwestern plan to demolish Prentice

Susan Du, City Editor

October 15, 2012

Filed under Around Town, Blogs

Chicago Ald. Brendan Reilly (42nd) announced Monday that he supports Northwestern's plan to build a new research facility in place of the old Prentice Women’s Hospital in Streeterville, despite preservationist efforts to save...

Northwestern prof selected as a MacArthur ‘genius grant’ recipient

Paulina Firozi, Campus Editor

October 1, 2012

Filed under Blogs, On Campus

Northwestern Prof. Dylan Penningroth is one of 23 people who have been awarded a 2012 MacArthur Foundation "genius grant." The $500,000 grant, distributed annually in $100,000 awards, has now been given to 873 people since...

Northwestern officials split on stagnant U.S. News & World Report ranking

Cat Zakrzewski, Assistant Campus Editor

September 12, 2012

Filed under Campus

Northwestern's fifth straight year as the 12th best college in the nation garnered mixed reviews from University officials Wednesday — and has some questioning the validity of the rankings. Though one spokesman praised NU's...

Updated: Northwestern stays at 12th in U.S. News & World Report rankings

Cat Zakrzewski, Assistant Campus Editor

September 11, 2012

Filed under Campus

‪Northwestern remains the 12th best university in the country for the fifth consecutive year in college rankings released Tuesday night by U.S. News & World Report.‬ NU also placed in several other rankings published...