The Daily Northwestern

Schwartz: Philadelphia riots reveal racial bias toward white violence

Alex Schwartz, Assistant Opinion Editor

February 6, 2018

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

As I watched coverage of the celebrations taking place in Philadelphia after the Eagles won the 2018 Super Bowl this past Sunday, I thought, “This is going to get interesting.” People on social media worried about whether...

Fencing: Northwestern faces top competition out east

Kevin Casey, Sports Editor

January 22, 2015

Filed under Fencing, Sports

Fencing In its first event of the winter last weekend, Northwestern took on seven squads and crushed the underwhelming group into submission. It may not have been a challenge, but the move was strategic. That event w...

Spring Sports Guide: Men’s Tennis: Northwestern hopes to stay strong in singles, improve in doubles

Kevin Casey, Reporter

February 25, 2014

Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports, Spring Sports, Spring Sports Guide

At a distant glance, Northwestern's reliance on youth and its propensity to schedule the elite teams of college tennis figured to doom the Wildcats to a dreary season on the courts. But at 10-4 and No. 23 in the country, the...

Light those candles, even in the shade of the Christmas tree

Scott Brown, Columnist

December 4, 2013

Filed under 2013 Holiday Guide, Columns

If my dad weren’t such a nice guy, I think I would be a pretty big disappointment. Having grown up in Philadelphia, my father is a diehard Phillies baseball fan, watching every last game, beginning to end. But when my dad ...