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Editor’s Note: Do not applaud the NCAA for dragging its feet

Editor’s Note: Do not applaud the NCAA for dragging its feet

November 3, 2019

The National Collegiate Athletic Association Board of Governors voted to allow its athletes to earn money from their name, image and likeness. Collegiate athletes can now make money by signing autographs and ha...

Female athletes need their time in the spotlight

Female athletes need their time in the spotlight

April 14, 2018

Female athletes are included in halls of fame and are instrumental to sports history, yet their athletic ability is sometimes questioned and their talents are often hidden.In an April 5 practice session, ...

Ballot mishaps at primaries highlight third party struggle

Ballot mishaps at primaries highlight third party struggle

By Savannah Eadens

April 1, 2018

As the votes from the 2018 primary elections are finalized this week, the Illinois Green Party has brought attention to the challenges third party political groups often face.The Illinois Green Party cri...

College athletes need an alternative to the NCAA

College athletes need an alternative to the NCAA

October 2, 2017

Corruption, extortion and exploitation are nothing new to the competitive world of sports, but the big money in college-level sports has created an environment and culture that damages students’ educa...

Activism shown during ‘VMAs’ should not be temporary

Activism shown during ‘VMAs’ should not be temporary

By Ariana Portalatin

September 5, 2017

Although social media labeled the 2017 MTV "Video Music Awards" as dull and more boring than previous years, politics and activism took center stage. Many celebrities took the opportunity at the Aug. 27 awards...

‘One-Woman’ show not a solo act

‘One-Woman’ show not a solo act

April 20, 2015

Local comedian and writer Liz Anderson is currently staging her one-woman show, “The One-Woman No-Show,” and the only catch is that she is not in the show.“The One-Woman No-Show” is an eight-p...

Fans use formulas, bracketology

Fans use formulas, bracketology

By Sports & Health Reporter

March 9, 2015

Sports fans are filling out brackets to predict which teams will make it through the 63-game tournament to ultimately win the NCAA basketball championship this year. Some compete in March Madness bracket ch...

Ridesharing App Companies Increasing Safety Protocols

Ridesharing App Companies Increasing Safety Protocols

By Sarah Martinson

February 2, 2015

Due to increased customer concerns after two Uber Chicago drivers were arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting passengers, Uber is starting a new safety initiative to protect its riders.In recent mo...

Featured Athlete: Pierce Harger

Featured Athlete: Pierce Harger

January 26, 2015

Pierce Harger, a fifth-year senior at Northwestern University double majoring in economics and industrial engineering, has been wrestling since the age of four. Originally from Cincinnati, Ohio, Harger was re...

Student athletes rep Big Ten

Student athletes rep Big Ten

By Sports & Health Reporter

January 26, 2015

The Big Ten Conference announced Jan. 13 that Northwestern University student athlete Nandi Mehta will be one of three representatives for the NCAA’s new Division I autonomy governance structure. Meh...

The Renegades acknowledge progress, aim for integration.

The Renegades acknowledge progress, aim for integration.

December 1, 2014

After a semester that saw the addition of three teams and several successful fundraisers, the Renegades are continuing to make their presence on campus known.The Renegades have enjoyed an increased turnout a...

NCAA, University of Michigan team up to fight mental illness.

NCAA, University of Michigan team up to fight mental illness.

By Assistant Sports & Health Editor

November 17, 2014

In an effort to combat the widespread stigma associated with mental illness, the University of Michigan has launched Athletes Connected, a project that aims to support  student athletes as they deal with me...

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