The Daily Northwestern

Baseball: Wildcats head west looking for upsets at Nebraska

Alex Putterman, Sports Editor

April 17, 2014

Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports

In literature, heading west often means freedom and self-discovery. Northwestern just hopes it means winning baseball games. The Wildcats (8-24, 2-9 Big Ten), victors in four of their last six games, head to Lincoln, Neb.,...

Men’s Basketball: Offensive struggles doom Northwestern to sixth straight loss

Rohan Nadkarni, Reporter

March 1, 2014

Filed under Basketball, Latest Stories, Men's Basketball, Sports

For all the excitement Chris Collins has brought to Northwestern, the end of his first season in Evanston is starting to look very much like the end of Bill Carmody’s last one. The Wildcats (12-17, 5-11 Big Ten) fell to Nebraska...

Gameday: Northwestern finding no love from above

John Paschall, Assistant Gameday Editor

November 14, 2013

Filed under Gameday, Sports

Tips lead to picks. That’s what defensive coordinator Mike Hankwitz has preached since day one. But in the past year, two tips have lead to two soul-crushing losses for Northwestern. Two weeks ago in Lincoln, Neb., a Hail...

Gameday: Northwestern defense looks to get back to ball-hawking ways

John Paschall, Assistant Gameday Editor

October 30, 2013

Filed under Gameday, Sports

It’s been a spooky past two weeks for the Northwestern defense. The unit has allowed only three offensive touchdowns in two games against Minnesota and Iowa — but only has two losses to show for its efforts. Coach Pat Fitzgerald h...

Women’s Tennis: Northwestern heads West to meet Iowa, Nebraska

Alex Putterman, Reporter

March 7, 2013

Filed under Sports, Women's Tennis

After Northwestern's performance in a 5-2 victory against Illinois last weekend, the team's coach said she was worried about the future. “I felt like we were a little better than Illinois,” Claire Pollard said. “But tha...

The Oscars 2013: Taking the easy way out

Elizabeth Freda, Writer

February 28, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns & Reviews, Lifestyle, Movies, The Current

The 2013 Oscars was a mash-up of mediocre hosting, stunning dresses, dapper suits and overly lengthy acceptance speeches. For the most part, people left with awards that were well deserved. However, a few movies definitely got...