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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

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Football: Epstein: Northwestern’s resurgence, home-field success a promising sign for a program and coach on the rise

November 29, 2023

A hop, a skip and a jump from a year ago, former Gameday Editor John Riker penned a season-ending piece titled “Everything we needed to know about the 2022 Wildcats, we learned on their home field.”...

Graduate student defensive lineman Jaylen Pate tries to get past a Wisconsin defender. Pate was named to Pro Football Focus’ College Football Team of the Week after the loss to Iowa.

Football: Double repping and rotational system: How Northwestern’s surprise success started in the trenches

November 16, 2023

Northwestern’s defensive line was paper thin during spring ball. With only four defensive tackles and four defensive ends available, getting a breather between reps seemed like slim pickings. Although...

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Football: Northwestern parts ways with defensive coordinator Jim O’Neil, two position coaches

November 29, 2022

After a 1-11 2022 campaign, Northwestern football is committing to major changes. Defensive coordinator Jim O’Neil, wide receivers coach Dennis Springer and defensive line coach Marty Long are no...

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Football: ‘From sun up to sun down’: Northwestern’s Sean McLaughlin juggles football and STEM

November 16, 2022

Sean McLaughlin knew he never wanted to sit at a desk for eight hours a day. He wanted to help people. This realization prompted his decision to chart an academic and career path in STEM, all while playing...

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Football: “Iron sharpening iron”: How competition between Adetomiwa Adebawore and Peter Skoronski has strengthened the Wildcats’ culture

October 19, 2022

Northwestern Director of Football Performance Jay Hooten needed someone to change the Wildcats’ culture in the weight room, but he knew the driving force couldn’t be a coach. NU had just completed...

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