The Daily Northwestern

Alumni Perspective: Northwestern’s D.C. journalists leave press box behind at Big Ten Tournament

Christine Brennan

March 12, 2017

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Men's Basketball We were scattered across several sections of the Verizon Center on Thursday and Friday night in Washington, D.C., journalists who would otherwise be confined to the press box or a TV booth, but not on these ...

Journalism takes center stage at Homecoming panel

David Fishman, Reporter

October 17, 2015

Filed under Alumni, Campus, Events, Latest Stories, Speakers

Five Northwestern alumni returned to campus on Friday for the seventh annual Homecoming panel, moderated by University President Morton Schapiro. The event, titled “Who Are You Because of NU?” highlighted alumni from various...

USA Today columnist Christine Brennan speaks about the role of women in sports media

Dan Waldman, Reporter

September 27, 2015

Filed under Alumni, Campus, Faculty, Speakers

USA Today sports columnist Christine Brennan (Medill ‘80, ‘81) returned to Northwestern on Saturday to discuss the importance of women in newsrooms, drawing on three decades of experience. Brennan talked about the obstacles...

Brennan, Wilbon join new Medill sports journalism graduate program

Emily Chin, Assistant Campus Editor

March 5, 2015

Filed under Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories

USA Today sports journalist Christine Brennan (Medill '80, '81) and ESPN sports journalist Michael Wilbon (Medill '80) will join the Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications' new sports journalism gr...

Medill launches graduate sports journalism program

Ally Mutnick, Campus Editor

January 15, 2014

Filed under Academic, Campus

With the support of some famous alumni, professors at the Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications are in the early stages of bringing a sports journalism program to the graduate school curriculum. ...

Medill panel tackles student-athlete compensation

Josh Walfish, Reporter

October 6, 2013

Filed under Campus, Events, Latest Stories

During Northwestern's biggest sports weekend in recent memory, the Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications featured four alumni and an adjunct lecturer on a panel to discuss the good, the bad and...

Journalist Christine Brennan, Coca-Cola executive Steven Cahillane among 7 named trustees

Joseph Diebold, Campus Editor

September 18, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, On Campus

USA Today sports columnist Christine Brennan (Medill '80, '81) and Coca-Cola Americas president Steven Cahillane (Weinberg '87) were named to the Northwestern Board of Trustees, along with five others, the University announced...