The Daily Northwestern

Alumni advocacy groups shares platform for college athlete change

Alex Putterman, Sports Editor

April 24, 2014

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...

McMullan: This won’t change college athletics

Mike McMullan, Guest Columnist

April 23, 2014

On Friday, members of the Northwestern football team will vote to decide whether or not they want to alter the landscape of college “athletics” by forming a union. I put “athletics” in quotations because it seems this...

Football team alumni meet to discuss Northwestern unionization effort

Alex Putterman, Sports Editor

April 16, 2014

Tempers flared Wednesday night, as more than 60 current and former Northwestern football players met, ostensibly to discuss their position on the ongoing NU football unionization saga. The meeting almost immediately got heated,...

Football: Players open up about unionization at spring practice

Alex Putterman, Sports Editor

April 12, 2014

Saturday’s public spring practice was ostensibly an opportunity for the Wildcats to invite fans into their preparation for the fall season. But it also became another forum for the ongoing debate about unionization at Northwestern. Several...