The Daily Northwestern

Men’s Tennis: Wildcats struggle in losses to Duke, Notre Dame

Max Schuman, Reporter

February 2, 2015

Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports

Men's Tennis Northwestern has had a travel-intensive start to its winter season. It took six matches, but the No. 30 Wildcats (3-4) finally opened at home Sunday afternoon against the No. 11 Duke Blue Devils (6-0). Home-court a...

Fencing: Northwestern blows by competition in Colorado

Kevin Casey, Sports Editor

January 18, 2015

Filed under Fencing, Sports

Northwestern travelled to Colorado this weekend looking for no big surprises, and the team got its wish. But the Wildcats’ performance was far from flawless. NU entered Saturday’s Western Invitational in Colorado Springs, Colora...

Fencing: Wildcats look to go undefeated in Colorado

Kevin Casey, Sports Editor

January 15, 2015

Filed under Fencing, Sports

Fencing The fall preseason was stellar for the Wildcats — even with some injuries. Head coach Laurie Schiller has already voiced high expectations for his squad, including winning every dual meet, a trip to the conf...

Field Hockey: Despite comeback, NU falls to Duke in NCAA first round

Claire Hansen, Reporter

November 16, 2014

Filed under Field Hockey, Sports

Field Hockey An early two-goal deficit and a slow start proved to be too much for No. 7 Northwestern (16-7, 7-2 Big Ten) to overcome on Saturday. NU fell to No. 9 Duke (13-6) 2-1 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina in the first...

Balk: Common excuses don’t explain basketball futility

Tim Balk, Reporter

October 21, 2014

Filed under Basketball, Sports

You hear it all the time. Ostensibly, Northwestern struggles at basketball for a preponderance of reasons: stringent academic standards, subpar facilities, lack of fan support, history, etc. But the truth is that none of those...

Northwestern to build new residence hall

Rebecca Savransky, Managing Editor

September 26, 2014

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern will construct a new residence hall for the first time since 2002. The University announced Friday it is beginning the design process on the building, located at 560 Lincoln St., near Patten Gym. The construction...