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Wildcats’ Fitzgerald Urges ‘No’ Vote On Union

Northwestern football coach Pat Fitzgerald is encouraging his team to vote no on forming a union less than two weeks after the National Labor Relations Board said the players could bargain collectively and called for an election.

04/05/2014

Kain Colter. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Colter Takes Northwestern Player Union Case To Capitol Hill

Members of a group trying to unionize college athletes sought out potential congressional allies Wednesday as they braced for an appeal of a ruling that said full scholarship athletes at Northwestern University are employees who have the right to form a union.

04/02/2014

Kain Colter. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Accountant: Union Status Could Be ‘Hornets’ Nest’ For Northwestern Players

With the National Labor Relations Board’s regional director in Chicago deciding Northwestern University football players qualify as employees of the university comes the question of whether they’d have to pay taxes on their scholarships.

03/27/2014

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State Lawmakers Push For Another Big Ten School In Illinois

Some state lawmakers seem to want to play the role of Big Ten commissioner, and have taken steps to study the feasibility of having another Illinois college join the conference.

03/21/2014

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Best Filmmaking Classes And Workshops In Chicago

Put that creativity to use with Chicago’s best filmmaking classes and workshops.

03/17/2014

Artistic rendering of a new "global hub" for the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in Evanston. (Credit: Northwestern)

Northwestern Announces $3.75 Billion Fundraising Effort

The private suburban Chicago university says the money will be used to a series of new buildings and renovations while also endowing professorships, creating scholarships and supporting research, among other plans.

03/14/2014

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Alzheimer’s Buddy Program Pairs Patients, Students

At age 80, retired Chicago physician and educator Dan Winship is getting a bittersweet last chance to teach about medicine — only this time he’s the subject.

03/04/2014

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Student Claiming Sexual Assault Sues Northwestern Professor

A Northwestern University student who filed a federal lawsuit against the school earlier this month has now sued the professor she claims sexually assaulted her during her freshman year.

02/27/2014

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Best Summer Day Camps In Chicago

From sports to science, the Chicago area offers plenty of day camps that your child is sure to enjoy this summer.

02/21/2014

Tony Jones #6 of the Northwestern Wildcats is congratulated by teammates including Geoff Mogus #53 after scoring a touchdown on the Maine Black Bears during the first quarter of their college football game at Ryan Field on September 21, 2013 in Evanston, Illinois. (Photo by John Gress/Getty

Hearings Begin As Labor Panel Weighs Northwestern Players’ Bid For Union

The National Labor Relations Board has set arguments for next week over whether Northwestern University football players can form a union and have protections as employees of the school.

02/12/2014

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Colter On College Athletes: ‘We Don’t Have A Voice. It’s A Dictatorship’

Recent graduate and former quarterback Kain Colter was once the face of Northwestern football, now he’s the face of a first-of-its-kind labor union, hoping to protect the future of all college athletes.

01/29/2014

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Photo: Northwestern To Wear Unique Alternate Jerseys

It’s safe to say Northwestern University is now 0-2 in alternate jerseys this year.

01/10/2014

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Northwestern, CPS Team Up To Provide High-Level Academics For Students

Northwestern University is announcing a new program aimed at getting more graduates of the Chicago public schools into the Evanston campus.

12/03/2013

A rendering of Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture and Payette's design for a biomedical research center on Northwestern University's medical campus in Streeterville. (Credit: Northwestern University)

Northwestern Seeks Input On 3 Designs For New Biomedical Research Center

After a long fight with preservationists, Northwestern University is now tearing down the old Prentice Women’s Hospital in Streeterville, to make way for a new biomedical research building.

11/07/2013

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Northwestern Library Acquires Horror Writer’s ‘Death Collection’ For Halloween

Just in time for Halloween, Northwestern University’s library in Evanston has amassed a macabre collection of items.

10/30/2013

Northwestern Wildcats. (Photo by Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

Video: Northwestern’s James Montgomery Finds Out He’s Getting A Scholarship

Wildcats guard James Montgomery finally got what he’s been working for.

670 The Score–10/22/2013

Pat Fitzgerald

Wisch: Against Winning Teams, Fitzgerald’s Record Takes A Big Hit

While reputations can often mislead, I’d argue that numbers don’t.

670 The Score–10/18/2013

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Wisch: Picking ‘Naming Rights’ For Big Ten Coaches

To show I’m not just blowing smoke, here are some other suggested sponsors for a few of the Big Ten basketball and football coaches:

670 The Score–10/08/2013

Northwestern Wildcats. (Photo by Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

Northwestern Sells Naming Rights To AD’s Job

Everything is for sale.

670 The Score–10/07/2013

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Northwestern Student Hurt In Fall From Frat House

A Northwestern University student was injured falling from the third floor of a fraternity house in north suburban Evanston Tuesday morning.

09/25/2013

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