The Daily Northwestern

Huang: What I learned from the founder of Spikeball

Alexandra Huang, Daily Columnist

November 15, 2018

Filed under Columns, Opinion

One of the biggest perks of going to a school like Northwestern is the array of interesting people who come here to speak. I feel lucky to get the opportunity to engage with people who have successfully navigated challenges to...

Letter to the Editor: Smartphone innovation is all in how you look at it

Mike Coop

March 13, 2015

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

In Yoni Pinto’s recent column on smartphone innovation, he suggested that the smartphone industry may be fresh out of ideas.  My perspective is different, although no more right nor wrong than Yoni’s.  When I moved into Shepard Residen...

Northwestern to host intercollegiate hackathon

Madeline Coe, Reporter

November 20, 2014

Filed under Campus, Events

Two student groups will host Northwestern's first intercollegiate hackathon, WildHacks, this weekend. Hosted by Entrepreneurs Pioneers Innovators Creators, known as EPIC, and HackNorthwestern, the 24-hour event will bring toge...

Backwards Compatible: Windows 8 fails to answer Apple’s simplicity challenge

Will Podlewski, Columnist

October 31, 2012

Filed under Columns & Reviews, Technology (Current), The Current

If you’ve read Backwards Compatible before, you’re probably familiar with my opinion of Apple — its substandard technology, lousy business practices, questionable ethics and borderline-cultish following. But there is one...