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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Dance Marathon brings in $1.1 million to support record number of children

Dance Marathon brings in $1.1 million to support record number of children

March 8, 2015

Wearing tutus and sequin dresses, a record number of children benefiting from the funds raised by Dance Marathon danced alongside Northwestern students in the tent this weekend. “(The kids) really...

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

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...

Dance Marathon 2015: Block 8 recap

Dance Marathon 2015: Block 8 recap

March 7, 2015

For 12-year-old Matthew Jazwinski and his mother Tamara, 30 hours has a special resonance. “This is a 30-hour dance marathon, and that’s essentially what parents go through during the first 30 hours...

FDA details potential plan to grant accelerated approval to Duchenne treatment

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...

Updated: Dance Marathon selects 2015 executive co-chairs

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...

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