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

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

The Daily Northwestern


The Environmental Board is looking to improve Evanston’s preparedness for heavy rain, as the city’s current storm sewers are only designed for a five-year rain event.

Intense rainfall a concern at Environment Board meeting

October 11, 2019

Dave Stoneback, director of Evanston’s Public Works Agency, is concerned about the rain. “Rainfall conditions will probably only get worse with climate change,” he cautioned at the city’s Environment...

Schwartz: Learning to live within the weather, not against it

Schwartz: Learning to live within the weather, not against it

May 6, 2018

I’ve rarely had my privilege checked so intensely as I have this past week. I’m referring, of course, to the weather. I wore a winter coat last Sunday, and within a mere six days I was basking on...

Clayton Thorson runs through the sleet. The junior quarterback passed 13 times at soggy Ryan Field on Saturday.

Football: Wildcats embrace the muck in sloppy win over Minnesota

November 18, 2017

Football Nature seemed intent on making Northwestern’s Senior Day one to remember. Ryan Field saw heavy sheets of rain before kickoff, and the cold and soggy weather continued throughout most of...

Schwartz: A warm Chicago winter may bring us joy, but at what cost?

January 23, 2017

With mostly sunny skies, a light breeze and a record high of 60 degrees Fahrenheit, last Saturday was one of those days where you feel like you’re missing out if you don’t go outside. I went for a...

Andrea Filler (right) and Brooke Marquez regroup after fielding the ball. Filler leads the Wildcats in slugging percentage and is tied for first in home runs.

Softball: Wildcats enjoying lengthy home stretch

April 14, 2016

Softball Despite freezing temperatures, driving rain and rescheduled games, the Wildcats are making themselves quite comfortable at home in April. Northwestern’s weekend series with Nebraska...

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