The Daily Northwestern

Big Ten exploring option of freshman ineligibility

Alex Putterman, Web Editor

February 19, 2015

The Big Ten is considering making freshmen ineligible to compete in football and men's basketball, according to The Diamondback, Maryland's student newspaper. A document titled "A Year of Readiness," in which the ineligibility option is ex...

Northwestern women’s soccer player Nandi Mehta selected for NCAA autonomy committee

Bobby Pillote, Assistant Sports Editor

January 13, 2015

The Big Ten announced Tuesday the selection of Nandi Mehta, a junior midfielder and co-captain for Northwestern women’s soccer, as a representative for the conference in the NCAA autonomy process. She is one of three current...

Big Ten presidents voice support for college athletes’ rights

Alex Putterman, Reporter

June 25, 2014

The 14 Big Ten university presidents released a statement Tuesday advocating for increased rights for college athletes. The presidents expressed support for scholarships that are guaranteed for four years and cover the full...