The Daily Northwestern

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,...

Former Northwestern football player to run for Congress in Chicago

Patrick Svitek, Online Managing Editor

November 28, 2012

Filed under Around Town, Blogs

A former Northwestern football player declared Monday that he will contend for the U.S. House seat in Chicago's south suburbs left open by the resignation of Democratic Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. "I'm running," Illinois state Sen.-elect...

Northwestern Memorial Hospital reaches kidney-transplant landmark

Daniel Schlessinger, Reporter

October 29, 2012

Filed under Campus, Science & Technology

Northwestern Memorial Hospital reached an important milestone last week when its surgeons completed their 100th kidney paired donation transplant. The surgery is a method of matching donor/recipient pairs that decreases the...