The Daily Northwestern

Q&A: Ryan Simpson, Marching Band spirit leader

Rachel Holtzman, Reporter

September 30, 2015

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...

Students get creative to raise money for Dance Marathon

Scott Brown, Reporter

November 24, 2013

The Dance Marathon fundraising season has begun at Northwestern, and dancers have already been doing their best to fill cans with spare change. Some students and groups, however,decided to stray from that well-worn path and...

ASG, Wildside join NUMB to promote Purple Fridays

Tyler Pager, Reporter

November 8, 2013

For members of Northwestern University Marching Band, Fridays have always meant one thing: Wear purple. Now, however, NUMB wants “Purple Fridays," one of its long-standing practices, to become ingrained in the rest of...