Northwestern football players show support for student activism

Anthony Walker of Northwestern

Story by Shane Monaghan Video by Lena Blietz Northwestern quarterback Clayton Thorson said he is proud to attend an institution where students use their voice in an effort to affect change. “I think it is great that we are at a university where people are concerned about our world, and not just about our bubble […]

The most important thing you need to know about the Fed’s October meeting minutes

By Arionne Nettles The minutes of the Federal Reserve’s policy meeting last month made one thing very clear: that the Fed is poised to raise interest rates in December. Minutes released Wednesday from its October meeting showed that a majority of Fed officials were nearly ready to vote for an increase in the federal funds […]

CPS parents rallied against the state budget cuts (VIDEO)

By Ziyuan Jasmine Cen The rain did not stop Chicago Public Schools parents from gathering Tuesday to voice their opposition to proposed state budget cuts impacting CPS. Chicago public schools need about $500 million to make up a $1.1 billion operating deficit, according to Forrest Claypool, CEO of CPS. Failure to get the state aid […]

Northwestern survives Purdue, awaits Wisconsin showdown

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By Jordan Ray Northwestern entered its game against Purdue as a 14-point favorite. So it was a little surprising when the score was tied with five minutes left. “You’re not just going to walk on the field and blow a team out,” Northwestern sophomore running back Justin Jackson said. “It’s not how it works, especially […]

Game of Thrones author George R. R. Martin honored by alma mater

By Alexandra Garfield Game of Thrones author and producer George R. R. Martin is known for killing off many of his main characters in his novels – something that’s a bit hard to do in journalism. But his achievements won him a title in journalism royalty this November. He was inducted into the Medill Hall […]