Two days after America went to the polls, the Northwestern Alumni Association brought you A Night with Northwestern in DC: The Fight for Capitol Hill.


The fascinating panel discussion, moderated by NBC News National Correspondent Peter Alexander, featured some of the country's most notable political journalists, all Northwestern alumni.



Nearly 300 Wildcats filled the National Press Club and hundreds more watched online. Check out the event video, photos, audio and social media conversation below:


A special thank you to everyone who helped make #ANightWithNU a truly nationwide event through online participation. Digital highlights include:

  • Hundreds viewed the live webcast.
  • More than 400 posts were shared to Twitter and Instagram.
  • The #ANightWithNU hashtag reached nearly 700,000 people on Twitter and Instagram.
  • Panelists answered tweeted questions, a first in the event's history.
  • #ANightWithNU trended in D.C., according to Trendsmap.


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