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Hayes: Brady Hoke and the startling gravity of concussion safety

Bob Hayes, Assistant Opinion Editor

October 1, 2014

The horrifying dangers of concussions in football have been well covered by both doctors and the national media in recent years. While we all know much more on the topic than we did just a few years ago, it is important to understand...

Goodman: Football game-day changes hurt student experience

Meredith Goodman, Columnist

September 24, 2014

I always look forward to the yearly football game during Wildcat Welcome. I love seeing my friends, watching the band and rooting for my Wildcats. However, this past Saturday morning, I didn’t enjoy the experience nearly as...

Football: McEvilly out for season, other notes on Northwestern depth chart

Bobby Pillote, Assistant Sports Editor

August 25, 2014

Northwestern football released its depth chart Monday for the season opener against California scheduled for Saturday. (See NU's full depth chart here.) Most noticeably, the chart is missing the name of senior defensive tackle Sean McEvilly. After the lineup was released it was announced that McEvilly, who was expected to start,  ...

Northwestern files union appeal to NLRB

Alex Putterman, Sports Editor

April 9, 2014

Northwestern has officially appealed the National Labor Relations Board decision regarding the employee status of NU football players, the University announced Wednesday. The school submitted its brief to the NLRB’s main...