The Daily Northwestern

Barack Obama addresses the killing of Medill alum James Foley

Tyler Pager and Rebecca Savransky

August 20, 2014

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

President Barack Obama addressed the execution of Medill alumnus James Foley on Wednesday calling his killing “an act of violence that shocks the conscience of the entire world.” Foley (Medill ‘08), a freelance photojournalist,...

Health experts recommend Evanston raise age to buy tobacco

Patrick Svitek, Reporter

May 6, 2014

Filed under City, Local, Politics

The Evanston Health Advisory Council is asking aldermen to raise the minimum age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21, a move the group says will make the city a "health leader" in Illinois. Dr. Timothy Sanborn made the group...

Northwestern holds steady at 12 in U.S. News college rankings

Joseph Diebold, Campus Editor

September 9, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, On Campus

Northwestern is the 12th best college in the nation for the sixth consecutive year, according to U.S. News & World Report. The publication released its annual college rankings Monday night. NU tied for 12th with Johns Hopkins University. ...

Letter to the Editor: Ani Ajith right to make remarks against Dinesh D’Souza

Isaac Hasson

May 30, 2013

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

Last week, Dinesh D’Souza spoke on campus. Ani Ajith, our student body president, was right to say something about it. Conservatives resent the bias of modern academics that exist to advance a left wing ideological agenda,...

Lacrosse: Northwestern to say goodbye to Thornton, Fitzgerald, five other seniors against Penn on Saturday

Ava Wallace, Assistant Sports Editor

April 25, 2013

Filed under Lacrosse, Latest Stories, Sports, Spring Sports

Against No. 16 Pennsylvania (9-4) on Saturday, No. 4 Northwestern (14-2) plays to stay undefeated at home this season, to conclude its regular season with a win and conquer its 11th top-20 opponent this year.  At Lakeside Field on Saturday, the Wild...