Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

A Northwestern swimmer jumps into a pool.

Northwestern junior Federico Burdisso wins Olympic medal in 200-meter butterfly

July 27, 2021

Northwestern junior Federico Burdisso became an Olympic medalist Wednesday in Tokyo, taking home the bronze medal in the 200-meter butterfly for his home country Italy.  Burdisso, posting a time of...

Northwestern softball player in white uniform holding bat stares at a fly ball.

Q&A: NU softball alumna Andrea Filler (Communication ’15, SPS ’16) to compete in Tokyo Olympics

July 18, 2021

2021 has been an eventful year for Andrea Filler (Communication ’15, School of Professional Studies ’16). After getting married to Northwestern baseball alum Kyle Ruchim (Weinberg ’14), Filler fulfilled...

Tekriwal: Blaming political problems on sports activism 101

Tekriwal: Blaming political problems on sports activism 101

January 26, 2020

For a lesson in hypocrisy or amnesia, we can turn to the International Olympic Committee. In 1968 Mexico City, John Carlos and Tommie Smith pumped the iconic Black Power salute to protest racial injustice...

Caster Semenya of South Africa wins the womens 800m during the IAAF World Championships at London Stadium on August 13, 2017.

Augustine: The discrimination against Caster Semenya is unwarranted

May 6, 2019

Olympian swimmer and gold medalist Michael Phelps is genetically endowed with a proportionally longer wingspan, larger than average hands and feet and a double-jointed chest. These seemingly arbitrary...

A Northwestern fencer toes the strip. Emine Yücel, Yvonne Chart and Sarah Filby have all done that for their national teams so far this season.

Northwestern fencers compete for national teams, eye Olympics in 2020

March 6, 2018

Fencing The 2017-18 season has been a banner campaign for Northwestern. The Wildcats won 47 bouts during the regular season and 25 in a row at one point, both highs in team history. They followed...

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