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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern Medicine physicians file to unionize
Northwestern Medicine physicians file to unionize
Jacob Wendler, Campus Editor • December 1, 2023

Northwestern Medicine resident physicians and fellows announced their intention to unionize in a Friday morning news release shared with The Daily. Nearly 1,300 physicians at the hospital system who...

An illustration of gold letters that reads formal season on a blue background.
It’s formal season: Reading Period brings studying, packing amid social formals
November 29, 2023
A dorm at night, lit by a lamp.
NU launches continuous housing program: Meet the students staying on campus this Winter Break
November 29, 2023
Hundreds of community members organized outside Silverman Hall at a Nov. 13 “Pay, Power, and Protections NOW!” rally hosted by NUGW.
NU cancels second bargaining session with graduate workers
November 29, 2023
Coleman joined Northwestern in February 2021.
Vice President and Associate Provost Robin Means Coleman to step down Jan. 1
November 28, 2023
The history department partnered with Bennison’s Bakery to provide decorated cakes displaying images themed to the department’s Winter Quarter courses.
Cakes and Classes delivers sweet insight into winter history courses
November 6, 2023
Ph.D. student Olabanke Goriola (top right) presented a paper co-authored by herself and performance studies and Black studies Prof. Dotun Ayobade. The paper analyzed Burna Boy’s single “Monsters You Made” and its relation to the Nigerian #EndSARS movement.
Scholars from around the world present research at Northwestern Afrobeats symposium
October 22, 2023
In his fifth message to the community since the militant group Hamas’ Oct. 7 attack on Israel, University President Michael Schill announced the creation of a new advisory committee on antisemitism and hate Nov. 14.
Schill’s committee on preventing antisemitism and hate meets mixed responses from students, faculty
November 21, 2023
Illustration by Beatrice Villaflor
In Focus: NU-affiliated political action committee makes ‘friends’ with lawmakers
November 20, 2023
Bryan West, Gannett’s new Taylor Swift reporter, graduated from the Medill School of Journalism in 2011 and went on to a career in broadcast news.
Medill alum Bryan West hired as Gannett’s Taylor Swift reporter
November 7, 2023
The Sno-Gro boots can grow three sizes. The co-founders are working to grow their business as well.
Four Northwestern alumni design expanding snow boot
October 17, 2023
Community members receive information about theft prevention in Norris Tuesday.
University Police hold bike and scooter theft prevention session
November 7, 2023
A sign showing an illustration of a bird sits in grass.
Red-winged blackbirds frighten walkers on the Lakefill
August 15, 2023
A group of Indigenous drummers and dancers performed at the Native American Heritage Celebration on Wednesday.
NAISA celebrates Native American and Indigenous Heritage Month
November 16, 2023
Medill professor Peter Slevin moderated a conversation with author Nathan Thrall about Thrall’s new book Monday evening.
Author Nathan Thrall speaks about new book on Israeli-Palestinian conflict
November 7, 2023
Medill Prof. Joe Mathewson is the author of five books.
Prof. Joe Mathewson brings expertise, humor to his 26 years at Medill
November 20, 2023
Coleman has won several awards for her work.
Q&A: Prof. Robin R. Means Coleman on Black horror films, inclusion on campus
November 16, 2023
Strive aims to provide a safe and relaxed space for Black men at Northwestern, according to student leaders in the organization.
Strive empowers Black men through unity, education and community support
Samanta Habashy, Assistant Campus Editor • November 21, 2023

A beacon of support and empowerment, Strive is Northwestern’s exclusively Black-male club. Founded on the principles of unity, education and community outreach, Strive stands as a...

Students dined on freshly cooked latkes and round jelly doughnuts, known as sufganiyot, at Hillel’s annual Latkepalooza celebration.
Northwestern Hillel hosts annual Latkepalooza Hanukkah celebration
Jerry Wu, Reporter • November 20, 2023

About 150 Northwestern students gathered Sunday evening at the Fiedler Hillel Center for Northwestern Hillel's annual Hanukkah celebration, Latkepalooza. The smell of freshly cooked...

Indian Matchmaking star Sima Taparia addressed about 300 students in Lutkin Hall Friday evening.
Sima Taparia talks ‘Indian Matchmaking’ as SASA’s fall keynote speaker
Misha Oberoi, Reporter • November 20, 2023

Drawing more than 300 students to Lutkin Hall, the South Asian Students Alliance hosted Indian matchmaker Sima Taparia as its fall keynote speaker Friday evening.  Taparia, popularly...

This year’s Northwestern Marriage Pact results dropped on Oct. 24.
For some NU Marriage Pact participants, matches are close to home
Beatrice Villaflor, Development and Recruitment Editor • November 20, 2023

College is often where people purportedly find “the one.” A Fall Quarter staple, the Northwestern Marriage Pact aims to make this search easier by using a carefully curated quiz...

Valeria Macias presents her experiences of the healthcare system as the executive director of Partners In Health.
Partners In Health Engage hosts Valeria Macias, its first campus-wide speaker
Betsy Lecy, Reporter • November 20, 2023

Northwestern’s branch of Partners In Health Engage hosted its first campus-wide event Friday at University Hall, featuring keynote speaker Valeria Macias.  Partners In Health...

Friday’s demonstration on Deering Meadow was one of many around the world using empty chairs to honor Israeli hostages remaining in Gaza since the militant group Hamas’ Oct. 7 attack on Israel.
Students honor Israeli hostages with pop-up installation on Deering Meadow
Nora Collins and Leah Schroeder November 17, 2023

Two hundred and forty empty chairs sat on Deering Meadow Friday, each one bearing the photo, name and age of a hostage kidnapped by the militant group Hamas.  Wildcats for Israel...

Local and regional newspapers, like these on sale Thursday at the Chicago-Main Newsstand in Evanston, have fallen deeper into a crisis, a new report by Medill researchers found.
Local news deserts expanding despite some ‘bright spots,’ Medill report says
Shun Graves, Reporter • November 16, 2023

Local news in the U.S. has fallen further into a crisis this year, with an average of 2.5 publications shutting down every week and journalists numbering ever fewer, according to a...

Illustration by Shveta Shah.
In Focus: A trail of athletics scandals follows NU President Michael Schill
Avani Kalra, Editor in Chief • November 16, 2023

Content warning: This article contains discussion of abuse, sexual assault, eating disorders and racism.  After Northwestern University President Michael Schill reviewed testimony...

NPEP graduate James Soto celebrates after receiving his degree. Wednesday’s graduating cohort marked the first time incarcerated students have received bachelor’s degrees from a top 10 university.
Northwestern Prison Education Program celebrates inaugural commencement
Nora Collins, Assistant Campus Editor • November 16, 2023

William Peeples spent 13 years on death row before having his sentence commuted in 2003 to life without parole. Since joining the Northwestern Prison Education Program, Peeples has...

Jessica Hopper detailed some of the stigmas women face in the music industry during the Weber lecture Wednesday evening.
Jessica Hopper talks unequal representation of female musicians in annual Weber Lecture
Gavin Fisk, Reporter • November 16, 2023

Writer, filmmaker and music journalist Jessica Hopper described her experience in the music industry at this year’s annual Weber Lecture. Hopper also highlighted the significant but...

Luke Figora, Northwestern’s chief operating officer, answered questions in the Guild Lounge Wednesday.
Rebuild Ryan Field to be funded with ‘significantly increased’ Ryan family gift, University debt, University COO tells Faculty Senate
Joanna Hou, Senior Staffer • November 16, 2023

Luke Figora, Northwestern’s chief operating officer, addressed funding questions related to the University’s Rebuild Ryan Field project at a Faculty Senate meeting Wednesday evening.  The...

Associated Student Government Senators voted to allocate funding for new student organizations during a Wednesday night meeting in Norris University Center.
ASG Senate distributes $5,000 to new student organizations
Delilah Brumer, Reporter • November 16, 2023

The Associated Student Government Senate distributed $5,000 from its New Student Organization Support Fund during its meeting on Wednesday night. The fund, which ASG pioneered this...

Northwestern’s 166th Commencement Ceremony will take place at the United Center.
2024 Commencement to be held at the United Center
Leah Schroeder, Assistant Campus Editor • November 15, 2023

Amid ongoing debate over plans to rebuild Ryan Field, Northwestern announced that its 2024 Commencement will take place at the United Center in Chicago Sunday, June 9. Individual...

ORourke served in the House of Representatives from 2013 to 2019.
Texas politician Beto O’Rourke speaks at Northwestern College Democrats fall speaker event
Carlotta Angiolillo, Reporter • November 15, 2023

Texas politician Beto O’Rourke discussed his campaign experiences, how to remain hopeful while fighting for political change and the state of Texas politics Tuesday evening in front...

More than 40 students attended a teach-in Monday evening on the Stop Cop City movement. The teach-in began with a moment of silence and ended with a song.
Fossil Free NU, FMO and NU SJP host teach-in on solidarity with Stop Cop City
Joyce Li, Development and Recruitment Editor • November 14, 2023

More than 40 students attended a teach-in Monday evening connecting the Stop Cop City movement with environmental justice, Palestinian liberation, abolition and Indigenous sovereignty.  The...

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