The Daily Northwestern

Women’s Tennis: Wildcats ‘hungry’ to start strong in 2014

Mike Marut, Reporter

January 17, 2014

Filed under Sports, Winter Sports, Women's Tennis

Northwestern dominated the fall duals in November and is chomping at the bit to start the winter duals this weekend. The Wildcats ended 2013 on a strong note, 17-3, in the Wildcat Fall Duals hosted in the Combe Tennis Center....

School of Communication to launch new documentary master’s program

Jordan Harrison, Reporter

January 12, 2014

Filed under Academic, Campus, Latest Stories

Beginning this fall, Northwestern will offer a new master's degree in documentary media. The two-year program, offered through the School of Communication, will feature six core courses and offer each candidate a $5,000 grant...

Letter to the Editor: Plight of Palestinian academics deserves equal attention from Northwestern

January 12, 2014

Filed under Letters from Editor, Opinion

Recently the American Studies Association membership passed a controversial call for a boycott of Israeli academic institutions to protest Israeli policies, including policies that affect Palestinian academics. President Schapiro...

Field Hockey: Wildcats drop ‘frustrating’ game against Buckeyes

Mike Marut, Reporter

November 7, 2013

Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

The Big Ten Tournament ended in a fashion not unfamiliar to second-seeded Northwestern’s field hockey team: upset by an opponent it had previously dominated. For two years straight, the Wildcats have fallen to a squad they...

Field Hockey: Northwestern’s defense leads the team into the Big Ten Tournament

Mike Marut, Reporter

November 6, 2013

Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

On Thursday, the round two bell will ring. Northwestern will begin the Big Ten Tournament as the No. 2 seed against Ohio State, squaring off against the Buckeyes for the second time in six days. The first time around, the...

Field Hockey: Seniors hope to lead the Wildcats to victory

Mike Marut, Reporter

October 31, 2013

Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Sports

Friday marks Northwestern’s (14-4, 4-1 Big Ten) final regular season game this year — and the last ever for the seniors. Seniors Nikki Parsley and Tara Puffenberger have brought this team to a whole new level of field hockey. Parsley stepped up this season as the goals leader, and Puffenberger guided the te...

Blotter: Oct. 25

Tanner Maxwell and Patrick Svitek

October 24, 2013

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Northwestern student punched in face at party A Northwestern student punched another student early Saturday morning at an off-campus party, according to police. The students, who appear to be friends, were drinking at a pa...