The Daily Northwestern

Pope: Consistent success has redefined Northwestern sports

Ben Pope, Reporter

January 19, 2017

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Sports

In a column published on Jan. 12, Garrett Jochnau argued that, despite the Wildcats’ reputation as “perennial losers,” students should appreciate the charm and personality of Northwestern’s teams. It is true that NU...

Ryan Field to institute new clear bag policy starting this year

Khadrice Rollins, Summer Editor

August 25, 2016

Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

The athletic department announced on Monday that only clear bags will be permitted into Ryan Field starting this year. Starting with Northwestern’s home-opener against Western Michigan on Sept. 3, only bags that are 12 inches...

Athletic department announces $110-plus million renovation of Welsh-Ryan Arena

Max Schuman, Assistant Summer Editor

June 13, 2016

Filed under Sports

Welsh-Ryan Arena will receive a complete renovation beginning at the end of the 2016-17 basketball season estimated to cost more than $110 million, the athletic department announced in a release Monday. The renovation is planned...

Men’s Basketball: Attendance continues upward trend in 2015-16

Ben Pope, Reporter

March 10, 2016

Filed under Latest Stories, Men's Basketball, Sports

Men's Basketball Long a laughingstock for its small crowds when compared to the rest of the bigger, more sports-rabid Big Ten schools, Northwestern is slowly filling more and more of Welsh-Ryan Arena on game nights. T...