The Daily Northwestern

Starlight Children’s Foundation tackles chronic illnesses through ‘kid-friendly’ hospital redecorations

Alice Yin, Development and Recruitment Editor

March 8, 2015

Jessica Dunning’s son, Anthony, isn’t supposed to go on airplanes. Yet, a couple years ago, he was able to fly out of O’Hare International Airport at 10,000 feet to go “visit Santa Claus.” The Dunnings are one of...

FDA details potential plan to grant accelerated approval to Duchenne treatment

Rebecca Savransky, Campus Editor

April 22, 2014

The Food and Drug Administration outlined a possible pathway that would grant accelerated approval to a drug with the potential to treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy, the disease Dance Marathon raised more than $1.3 million to fu...

Updated: Dance Marathon selects 2015 executive co-chairs

Paulina Firozi, Editor in Chief

April 4, 2014

Ander Aretakis and David Ryan will be the co-chairs for Dance Marathon 2015, the organization announced Friday. Aretakis and Ryan, both Weinberg juniors, will head the executive board for the 41st year of Dance Marathon....