The Daily Northwestern

Shirola: Winter Olympics should serve as a reminder that we can be united

Wesley Shirola, Columnist

March 5, 2018

The world seems more divided right now than at any other time in recent history, possibly since the Cold War and the fall of the Berlin Wall. Conflicts, both within countries and between them, threaten democracy and civil...

Hume: Let’s look at why we love Adam Rippon

Jack Hume, Columnist

February 25, 2018

The media can’t take its eyes off of Adam Rippon, the American Olympic figure skater from the U.S. delegation at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. Rippon’s face has adorned news outlets for the last two weeks: A piece in The N...

Fitness: BodyPump it up

Chelsea Sherlock, fitness columnist

May 6, 2014

It usually takes around eight minutes to walk from the Sports Pavilion and Aquatic Center to Kellogg. However, after finishing a combined BodyPump and H.I.I.T. (high-intensity interval training) class, my legs felt like jelly,...

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...