The Daily Northwestern

Letter to the Editor: Try to understand student-athletes before criticizing us

October 10, 2017

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

In response to Jonah Dylan and his column “Northwestern is running out of excuses,” I urge sportswriters to expand beyond the realm of what you think you know about NU student-athletes before writing another piece criticizing us. ...

Letter to the Editor: Northwestern sports are doing OK

October 8, 2017

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

Last Thursday, Daily sports editor Jonah Dylan wrote a column arguing Northwestern is running out of excuses for mediocrity. Dylan opened his column by highlighting a weekend’s worth of relatively negative results for Universit...

Pillote: Give student-athletes more authority, autonomy

Bobby Pillote, Assistant Gameday Editor

October 13, 2016

Filed under Columns, Football, Sports

The National Labor Relations Board can’t seem to make up its mind. In August 2015, the NLRB declined jurisdiction over the efforts of Northwestern’s football players to form a union, effectively punting on the issue of whether or not they were e...

Football: Shane Mertz, C.J. Robbins granted sixth year of eligibility

Alex Putterman, Web Editor

November 10, 2015

Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

Football Defensive lineman C.J. Robbins and offensive lineman Shane Mertz have been granted a sixth year of eligibility by the NCAA, Northwestern announced Tuesday. Robbins and Metz both redshirted their true freshman ye...