Through the Arch and Beyond the Rock

Buckingham and Chicago Skyline by Manuel Diaz Photography on Flickr.

Love the Purple.
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Members of the Northwestern University ‘Wildcat’ Marching Band rehearse on the lakeside field hockey field during band camp in preparation for the 2014 season. Photo by Daniel M. Reck ‘08 MSEd.

The season starts on Saturday. Go ‘Cats!

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Members of the Northwestern University ‘Wildcat’ Marching Band rehearse on the lakeside field hockey field during band camp in preparation for the 2014 season. Photo by Daniel M. Reck ‘08 MSEd.

The season starts on Saturday. Go ‘Cats!

The Daily Northwestern gives the rundown of our alumni’s involvement in and success at last night’s Emmy Awards.

Love the Wildcat Claw on Graduation Day. Go ‘Cats!

Love the Wildcat Claw on Graduation Day. Go ‘Cats!

Northwestern student Laurel Cohen (‘15) is the recipient of the Princess Grace Award in film.
"The Princess Grace Award honors promising young artists in America, and in receiving the award, I feel incredibly encouraged,” Cohen said. “It’s a prestigious kind of parental encouragement, like: ‘We notice what you’re doing, we like it, and we want you to keep doing it.’"

Northwestern student Laurel Cohen (‘15) is the recipient of the Princess Grace Award in film.

"The Princess Grace Award honors promising young artists in America, and in receiving the award, I feel incredibly encouraged,” Cohen said. “It’s a prestigious kind of parental encouragement, like: ‘We notice what you’re doing, we like it, and we want you to keep doing it.’"

Just an Intercampus Shuttle ride away…
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Just an Intercampus Shuttle ride away…

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Northwestern made the Top 5 of The Daily Meal’s “75 Best Colleges for Food in America for 2014!”

Northwestern made the Top 5 of The Daily Meal’s “75 Best Colleges for Food in America for 2014!”

Cirque du NU is Northwestern’s Circus and Service club that volunteers at the Ronald McDonald House and incorporates light hearted circus entertainment into its activities.

Cirque du NU is Northwestern’s Circus and Service club that volunteers at the Ronald McDonald House and incorporates light hearted circus entertainment into its activities.

The Design For America Leadership Studio was held on the Northwestern campus last weekend. Check out their blog here.

The Design For America Leadership Studio was held on the Northwestern campus last weekend. Check out their blog here.

The Summer Tour Guides took part in a cherished NU tradition and painted The Rock.

Note: “The Fighting Methodists” was our first mascot dating back to the early 1900s.

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Robotics at NU
RJ is programmed to interact with visitors using the popular Baxter robot from Rethink Robotics.

Robotics at NU

RJ is programmed to interact with visitors using the popular Baxter robot from Rethink Robotics.

"One of the great aspects of studying abroad is how easy it is to travel throughout the country you are staying in. This past weekend my fellow ‘Cats and I traveled to San Pedro de Atacama, a small tourist town in the middle of the Atacama Desert, the driest desert in the world. As this was my first trip outside of Santiago since I have been here, I was very excited to travel, and it turned out to be an amazing experience."
- Arianna Farmer reflects on her trip to San Pedro de Atacama in the latest edition of NU in Chile.

"One of the great aspects of studying abroad is how easy it is to travel throughout the country you are staying in. This past weekend my fellow ‘Cats and I traveled to San Pedro de Atacama, a small tourist town in the middle of the Atacama Desert, the driest desert in the world. As this was my first trip outside of Santiago since I have been here, I was very excited to travel, and it turned out to be an amazing experience."

- Arianna Farmer reflects on her trip to San Pedro de Atacama in the latest edition of NU in Chile.

Our paper is saved because we just signed a kid out of Northwestern that really has good prose.

Chip Kelly, Head Coach, Philadelphia Eagles

The above quote is presented wildly out of context. Here is a link to the full thing. Either way, even a pro football coach 760 miles away knows about the strong writing education at Northwestern.