The Daily Northwestern

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...

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...