The Daily Northwestern

Watching the Olympics? Go figure!

Aditi Bhandari, Blogger

February 16, 2014

Let’s face it. We’ve all done it. Whether in socks on a hardwood floor, as a kid on wheelies or even on the ice rink at Norris University Center, we’ve all pretended to be a pro figure skater at some point in our lives. With the 2014 Sochi O...

What does a Pussy Riot sound like?

David Lee, Blogger

February 12, 2014

Two former members of Russian feminist group Pussy Riot headlined an international peace concert, talked in-depth with the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations and gave what some consider the best interview ever on “The Colbert...

Five Words For: The Winter Olympics in Sochi

Kendall Siewert, Current Writer

February 12, 2014

This year’s Winter Olympics have been atypical, to put it politely. From journalists tweeting hilarious pictures highlighting their favorite “#sochiproblems” to politically charged messages from gay rights activists, Sochi...

Two-time gold medalist, Chicago native aims for more gold

Lydia Ramsey, Web Editor

February 11, 2014

Chicago native Shani Davis is competing over the next two weeks in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Davis began competing as a member of the Evanston Speedskating Club when he was six years old. This is his th...