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  • Obama talks economy ahead of midterm elections

    October 2, 2014 2:34 AM

    CHICAGO, IL - President Barack Obama is trying to frame the closing economic arguments of the midterm campaign with a speech at Northwestern University. The speech Thursday is designed to let voters know that he hasn't forgotten about their financial struggles despite weeks of being consumed by global crises. A... more »
  • Northwestern appeals ruling on athletes

    April 9, 2014 2:46 PM

    WASHINGTON- Northwestern University is asking the National Labor Relations Board to overturn a regional director's ruling that the school's football players are employees under federal law and thus entitled to unionize. The university filed a formal appeal board Wednesday. Northwestern says that it had presented "overwhelming evidence" that its athletic... more »
  • LSU softball hosts Northwestern St. in home finale

    April 30, 2013 10:55 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The No. 12 LSU softball team is set for their final home game of the 2013 regular season against Northwestern State Tuesday at Tiger Park. LSU (40-11, 15-6 SEC) is coming off a three-game sweep over No. 4 Alabama to earn a share of the SEC... more »
  • Tigers escape Northwestern St upset in 13th inning

    March 20, 2013 10:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU Tigers escaped an upset bid from Northwestern St Wednesday night in extra innings. Freshman Alex Bregman singled to right field to pull out the tight contest in the 13th inning, 2-1. Freshman pitcher Russell Reynolds pitched five scoreless innings, only allowing three hits in... more »
  • No. 21 Northwestern ends drought in Gator Bowl

    January 1, 2013 2:54 PM

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Behind huge interceptions early and late, No. 21 Northwestern beat Mississippi State 34-20 in the Gator Bowl on Tuesday and snapped college football's longest postseason losing streak. The Wildcats (10-3) won their first bowl game since 1949, snapping a nine-game losing streak that was tied for the... more »
  • Catholic QB Oliver commits to Northwestern

    June 30, 2010 1:16 PM

    Catholic High quarterback Zack Oliver announced this week he will attend Northwestern University next year, thus becoming the seventh member of the Wildcats' 2011 class. The 6-foot-4, 220 pound quarterback picked Northwestern after drawing interest from schools like Kansas, Oregon State and LSU. Oliver is ranked as the top... more »
  • Football at Wrigley Field

    April 22, 2010 8:31 PM

    Football returns to storied Wrigley Field in Chicago this fall. The University of Illinois will play Northwestern there on November 20 in a Big-Ten match up. Wrigley has hosted football before but not in a while. It was home to the Chicago Bears from 1921 to 1970 and last year... more »

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