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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Athletic director claps at basketball game with other fans.

Riker: This academic year showed Northwestern athletics at its best. Then, we saw its worst.

June 2, 2021

For Northwestern, the 2020-21 athletic calendar was a study in dualities. The emotional tolls and two-week quarantines against the resilience of the Wildcats. The flawlessness of Danielle Williams’...

Here are a few photos from an eventful 2020 football season for the Wildcats.

Football: Looking back at a memorable 2020 Northwestern season

January 1, 2021

Football In the midst of an unprecedented season, No. 14 Northwestern has put together one of the best seasons in its program’s history. The Wildcats (6-2, 6-1 Big Ten) cruised to their second Big...

Pat Fitzgerald and his team celebrate the Land of Lincoln Trophy. The Cats are looking to win the Big Ten Championship this weekend against Ohio State.

Football: Northwestern hears the noise from the outside, but stays focused on its goals

December 17, 2020

Football Oftentimes, teams push back against the notion that they pay attention to what others say about them. But it’s hard not to hear the outside noise, no matter how hard they try. Players’...

Brandon Joseph sprints towards the ball. The redshirt freshman safety and Northwestern’s defensive backs face a talented Ohio State offense this weekend.

Football: Talented secondary to face toughest test against Justin Fields, Ohio State

December 17, 2020

Football Before the 2018 Big Ten Championship Game, Northwestern’s secondary had fared well against conference opponents. The Wildcats allowed an average of 226 yards per game from opposing...

Northwestern players study a play on the field. The Cats had their first bye week of the season this week.

Football: Northwestern looks to make the most of its unplanned bye week

December 5, 2020

Football The 2020 Big Ten schedule release on September 19 showed the season would be a sprint for teams, not a marathon — eight regular season games in eight weeks, a ninth intra-conference contest...

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