The Daily Northwestern

Athletic director Jim Phillips ‘targeted’ by Michigan, according to report

Alex Putterman, Sports Editor

November 1, 2014

Filed under Latest Stories, Sports

Northwestern athletic director Jim Phillips has been “targeted” for Michigan’s vacant athletic director position, ESPN reported Saturday. The Wolverines athletic director Dave Brandon resigned Friday amid controversy. P...

Football: Three takeaways from Northern Illinois’ 23-15 victory over Northwestern

Joseph Diebold, Assistant Gameday Editor

September 7, 2014

Filed under Football, Sports

1. Northwestern’s strengths aren’t good enough to mask its weaknesses The story of Saturday’s 23-15 loss to Northern Illinois was one step forward, two steps back for Northwestern. For every time NU’s defense stood ta...

Alumni advocacy groups shares platform for college athlete change

Alex Putterman, Sports Editor

April 24, 2014

Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

NU Game Changers, a group of Northwestern alumni advocating for college athletes' rights, announced its goals at a news conference Thursday afternoon. The group read a 10-point list of proposed changes for revenue-producing...

Northwestern gets ‘We Will’ campaign underway with Pick-Staiger celebration

Tyler Pager, Assistant Campus Editor

March 14, 2014

Filed under Campus, Events, Latest Stories, Student Groups

Northwestern kicked off its $3.75 billion capital campaign Friday afternoon at Pick-Staiger Concert Hall with support from notable alumni, students and faculty. The event featured a video from Stephen Colbert (Communication...

Nadkarni: Northwestern’s ‘football family’ in public mess

Rohan Nadkarni, Reporter

February 19, 2014

Filed under Columns, Football, Sports

Northwestern’s hearing in the union case with the College Athletes Players Association was moved from the National Labor Relations Board office to a courtroom starting Tuesday due to an increased interest in the case. The...