The Daily Q

Wildcat women trounce Texas 41-14 in basketball

January 14, 2013

Filed under Features, Sports

By Paulo Fugen and Ralph Martins   Northwestern University in Qatar's Lady Wildcats kicked off the women's basketball tournament at Education City with a commanding start that ended in a 41-14 victory over the Texas A&M at Qatar team Sunday evening.   The Lady Wildcats ju...

Two-star Alagha spearheads sweet victory for Pirates against QFIS

December 2, 2012

Filed under Features, Sports

By Ralph Martins     The Pirates star left forward, Jaser Alagha, inspired the Pirates to a 4-3 win over the Qatar Faculty of Islamic Studies (QFIS) in the Hamad Bin Khalifa University Football Tournament on Saturday evening.   Alagha scored two and set up a third in ...

WISE Learners travel, discuss improving education worldwide

November 30, 2012

Filed under Features, News

By Silma Suba     Ten students from Qatar Foundation have been selected for the World Innovation Summit for Education's (WISE) Learner's Voice program, which aims to involve students in rethinking education by presenting their ideas and concerns.     ...

Georgetown come back to beat Pirates in thriller

November 30, 2012

Filed under Features, Sports

By Ralph Martins     Georgetown came back from a goal down to beat the Pirates 2-1 in a hotly contested Hamad Bin Khalifa University football tournament game Thursday night.   A game the Georgetown captain reportedly described as his team's toughest this season was a ...

Hamm vows to increase Medill’s, NU-Q’s international presence

November 29, 2012

Filed under Features, News

By Qingjia Jiang     The new dean of Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism, Brad Hamm, who assumed the position on Sept. 1, stressed the need for a greater international presence by the Evanston-based school in his recent visit to NU-Q.   Hamm, whose visit ...

Delegates protest tight security, distance parking at COP18

November 28, 2012

Filed under Features, News

By Silma Suba and Aamena Ahmed     Thousands of international delegates, media personnel and members of non-governmental organizations at the UN Climate Change Conference were greeted by unexpectedly tight secur...

Students upset by new dorm delays, price increases

November 26, 2012

Filed under Features, News

By Aamena Ahmed     As construction in the new student residence halls continues at a slow pace, students are upset that the opening has been delayed again, until Fall 2013 and worry over spikes in the new housing prices.   I was anticipating the prospect of the new ...

Pirates protest ref calls in last game, to no avail

November 23, 2012

Filed under Features, Sports

By Ralph Martins   The NU-Q Pirates season came to an end slightly ahead of schedule after a highly controversial game against the Texas A&M University at Qatar (TAMUQ) team Thursday evening.   After a first h...

EC universities to close on Monday, classes held this Saturday instead

November 22, 2012

Filed under Features, News

By Ralph Martins     The cancellation and rescheduling of classes at most of Education City's institutions because of the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP18) has prompted a range of reactions from the university communities.   I think it (the change in schedul...

Georgetown students hold “Justice for Palestine Week”

November 21, 2012

Filed under Features, News

By J. Zach Hollo     Over 60 Education City students participated in the third day of Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar's Justice for Palestine Week,...

Participants in WISE 2012 network discuss ideas about education

November 20, 2012

Filed under Features, Multimedia

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NU diplomas to drop “Done in Qatar”

November 16, 2012

Filed under Features, News

By Elysia Windrum     An email last Thursday evening announcing a change in the university's diplomas brought peace of mind to a number of Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) students.   I am pleased to announce that effective in June 2013, Northwestern University's...

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