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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

Ortiz: Northwestern students and athletes deserve a union

Ortiz: Northwestern students and athletes deserve a union

October 31, 2021

Every school day, my commute brings me a lot of downtime. I wake up, get dressed, take the M8 tram from the Queen Elizabeth Herzberge Evangelical Hospital to Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz and then take the U2 subway...

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Football: Northwestern seeks to avenge 2020 loss to Michigan State in nationally televised Friday night opener

September 2, 2021

Football It seems like yesterday, but it was long ago. A little more than nine months have lapsed since the afternoon of Nov. 28, 2020 — the day Michigan State dealt then-No. 8 Northwestern its...

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Derrick Gragg named Northwestern’s next athletic director

June 4, 2021

Less than a month after the resignation of Mike Polisky, Northwestern named Derrick Gragg as its next athletic director.  Gragg, the NCAA’s senior vice president for inclusion, education and community...

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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’...

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Following Mike Polisky’s resignation, Northwestern community members call for continued investigation, scrutiny in the search for new AD

May 13, 2021

Ten days after Northwestern announced Mike Polisky’s appointment to athletic director, he resigned and will depart from the University.  Polisky stepped down after students and faculty called on...

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