The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern drops second straight, losing 23-15 to Northern Illinois

Ava Wallace, Reporter

September 6, 2014

Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

What began as a lumbering tale of two flat offenses ended in an implosion of Northwestern's defensive line in the Wildcats' and Northern Illinois' first meeting since 2005. NU's clunky 23-15 loss in front of more than 41,000...

Football: Slow start dooms Northwestern in season-opening loss

Bobby Pillote, Reporter

August 30, 2014

Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

The Cardiac Cats are back. Confirming multiple stereotypes about its athletic programs at the same time, Northwestern (0-1) lost its season opener 31-24 to Cal (1-0) on Saturday at Ryan Field in simultaneously embarrassing...

2014 Northwestern football preview: special teams

August 22, 2014

Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

Projected depth chart: Kicker 1. No. 8 Jack Mitchell, sophomore 2. No. 32 Hunter Niswander, redshirt freshman Punter 1. No. 31 Chris Gradone, junior Kick returner 1. No. 27 Matthew Harris, sophomore 2. No. 28 Justin Ja...

Northwestern announces plans for Ryan Field video board upgrades

Alex Putterman, Sports Editor

June 9, 2014

Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

Ryan Field's video board capabilities are getting a massive upgrade, Northwestern's athletic department announced Monday. The stadium, home of the Wildcats' football team, will have its existing video board tripled in size...

Earth Week to bring sustainability discussions, films to Northwestern

Sohyun Choo, Reporter

April 17, 2014

Filed under Campus, Events, Latest Stories

Northwestern sustainability groups will host several Earth Week programs next week in an effort to raise awareness about environmental issues on campus. The weeklong event, beginning Sunday, will focus on seven major them...

Chicago Symphony Orchestra music director Riccardo Muti to speak at commencement

Rebecca Savransky, Campus Editor

April 3, 2014

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Speakers

Riccardo Muti, music director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, will give the main address at the 2014 commencement ceremony. Muti will also be one of five individuals to receive an honorary degree at the ceremony, which will...

Updated: Northwestern ticket tax generates most revenue in more than a decade for Evanston

Patrick Svitek, Reporter

March 24, 2014

Filed under Business, City, Latest Stories, Local

Evanston's tax on Northwestern athletic tickets generated more than $1 million last fiscal year, possibly the most revenue ever linked to the decades-old measure. "This is our highest result in a long time, if not ever," assistant...