The Daily Northwestern

Ryan: Easy win a sign of progress for Wildcats

Dan Ryan, Assistant Sports Editor

September 22, 2013

Filed under Columns, Sports

On Saturday, Northwestern beat Maine by a lot of points. That story isn’t particularly interesting or exciting. Expected, really. What’s interesting is that I wrote the above paragraph with 8 minutes and 33 seconds left...

Rapid Reaction: Northwestern 35, Maine 21

John Paschall, Assistant Gameday Editor

September 21, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, Sports Blogs, Wildcat Extra

What went right: The defense was Northwestern’s best offense today against Maine at Ryan Field. Senior linebacker Damien Proby and sophomore defensive end Dean Lowry recorded the Wildcats’ ninth and 10th interceptions re...

Northwestern leads Maine 14-0 at halftime

Alex Putterman, Reporter

September 21, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, Sports Blogs, Wildcat Extra

Northwestern (3-0) started and ended the first half strongly against Maine (3-0) at Ryan Field today, entering the break with a 14-0 lead in spite of an underwhelming overall performance. First Quarter: After a Maine three-an...

Former Northwestern football coach passes away at 69

Steven Montero, Sports Editor

September 21, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Sports Blogs, Wildcat Extra

Former football coach Francis Peay died at age 69 Saturday morning, according to Northwestern officials. Peay took over the Wildcats in 1986 and collected more wins than either of his two predecessors. By the time NU replaced...

Letter to the Editor: Cats should not play at Wrigley Field

Dick Reif

September 19, 2013

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

NU president Morty Schapiro champions diversity on campus, supports a race-based admissions policy & urged NU to submit a friend of the court brief backing this policy at the University of Texas during the Supreme Court's...

Evanston adds to Fourth of July activities to mark city’s 150th anniversary

Edward Cox, Assistant Summer Editor

June 25, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories, The Summer Northwestern 2013

Evanston is expanding its Fourth of July festivities as part of this year's celebration of the city's 150th anniversary. The Evanston 4th of July Association and city have together contributed $20,000 in additional funds for...