The Daily Northwestern

Q&A: Ryan Simpson, Marching Band spirit leader

Rachel Holtzman, Reporter

September 30, 2015

Filed under Arts and Entertainment

With his cheeriness, wit and love for all things Northwestern, McCormick senior Ryan Simpson, a trumpet player and the spirit leader for the Northwestern University Marching Band, keeps up the gameday enthusiasm of everyone at...

Approaching the 120-hour mark, seniors reflect on four years in the tent

Cat Zakrzewski, In Focus Editor

March 7, 2015

Filed under Campus, Dance Marathon 2015

Donning purple 120-hour club shirts, seniors who have participated in Dance Marathon for all of their four years at Northwestern ran into the tent for the final two blocks. The moment marked the bittersweet culmination of dancing...

NUMB SpiriTeam takes purple pride to new level for homecoming

Sammy Caiola, Reporter

October 3, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Personality Profiles, Profiles, Quotes, The Current

Look around the student section during any home football game, and you’ll find, among the sea of purple, a group of 180 that are not quite like the rest. Whether rocking their feather “shakos” hats or blaring out “Hey...