The Daily Northwestern

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...

Wildcats earn 12 awards for academic progress

Bobby Pillote, Assistant Sports Editor

May 7, 2014

Filed under Sports

Twelve Northwestern athletic programs were recognized for their performance in the NCAA's Academic Progress Rate program. Football, baseball, softball, field hockey, wrestling, cross country, volleyball, men's golf, women's...

Northwestern, consortium terminate online course-for-credit program

Cat Zakrzewski, Reporter

April 3, 2014

Filed under Academic, Campus, Latest Stories

One year after Northwestern rolled out its first foray into online courses for credit, the University and its partner schools terminated the Semester Online pilot program, provost Dan Linzer announced Thursday. “While we...

Spring Sports Guide: Lacrosse: After loss of stars, Northwestern ‘all in this together’

Ava Wallace, Sports Editor

February 25, 2014

Filed under Lacrosse, Sports, Spring Sports, Spring Sports Guide

Junior starting goalkeeper Bridget Bianco — a self-described impatient goalie — isn't one for mincing words. "I think it's just a stepping stone. It's in the past now," she said. "It was nice, and now it's over." That's...

Fencing: Wildcats emerge from busy weekend with strong results

Alex Lederman, Reporter

February 3, 2014

Filed under Fencing, Sports, Winter Sports

Northwestern (31-6) welcomed schools from around the country to Evanston this weekend and walked away from the NU Duals with eight wins and two losses. The No. 7 Wildcats split the four matches they most anticipated, defeating r...

Fencing: Northwestern plays host, looks to challenge nations’ top teams in NU Duals

Alex Lederman, Reporter

January 29, 2014

Filed under Fencing, Sports, Winter Sports

After road trips that took the team to both coasts, Northwestern finally gets to fight on its home turf this weekend at the NU Duals. Coach Laurie Schiller feels confident. “I feel like we should be going at least 9-1 th...