The Daily Northwestern

Obama appoints Northwestern trustee to Kennedy Center board

Tyler Pager, Campus Editor

May 3, 2015

Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus, Faculty

A Northwestern trustee was appointed by President Barack Obama to the Board of Trustees of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Obama announced his intent to appoint W. James McNerney Jr. to the Washington, D.C.-based...

Gelman: Dissecting Obama’s State of the Union address

Max Gelman, Columnist

January 22, 2015

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Emboldened with the knowledge that his approval rating is at 50 percent for the first time since Spring 2013, President Barack Obama delivered his annual State of the Union address Tuesday night with a swagger and confidence we haven’...

Barack Obama addresses the killing of Medill alum James Foley

Tyler Pager and Rebecca Savransky

August 20, 2014

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

President Barack Obama addressed the execution of Medill alumnus James Foley on Wednesday calling his killing “an act of violence that shocks the conscience of the entire world.” Foley (Medill ‘08), a freelance photojournalist,...

Northwestern hosting 25 young African leaders as part of Obama initiative

Olivia Exstrum, Assistant Summer Editor

July 15, 2014

Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus, Career, Events, Latest Stories

Representatives from more than 20 African countries are at Northwestern for six weeks this summer as part of the Young African Leaders Initiative, a program created by the Obama administration that looks to identify future leaders...

Obama’s former chief technology officer talks innovation, entrepreneurship

Amulya Yalamanchili, Reporter

May 1, 2014

Filed under Campus, Speakers

The chief technology officer for President Barack Obama's 2012 re-election campaign spoke at Northwestern on Wednesday about his experiences in technology and entrepreneurship. About 40 students and faculty members gathered...

Bike shop opens first Illinois location in downtown Evanston

Jia You, City Editor

March 28, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories

Wisconsin-based bicycle shop Wheel & Sprocket opened its first Illinois branch Wednesday in downtown Evanston. Evanston Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl and Ald. Donald Wilson (4th) attended the opening ceremony at 1027 Davis St...