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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

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Anti-abortion activists unaffiliated with Northwestern protest at The Arch
Russell Leung, Campus Editor • September 23, 2022

A group of anti-abortion activists protested at the intersection of Sheridan Road and Chicago Avenue on Thursday morning, displaying signs with graphic images and handing flyers to students. The demonstrators...

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J. Landis Martin, Sharon Martin make $3 million donation to Pritzker School of Law, start matching challenge
September 22, 2022
Patrick and Shirley Ryan. The new economics and global primary care centers are part of a $480 million gift from the Ryan family from September 2021.
Northwestern announces new economics center, global primary care center
September 22, 2022
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Northwestern drops to 10th place in U.S. News college rankings
September 22, 2022
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Northwestern receives $923.8 million for 2022 research efforts
September 21, 2022
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Students fill Norris University Center for Fall Organization Fair
September 21, 2022
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Feinberg and Simpson Querrey Institute award Kimberly Prize to CRISPR pioneer Jennifer Doudna
September 20, 2022
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Northwestern appoints seven people to Board of Trustees
September 21, 2022
Upward-facing photo of the Pritzker School of Law building.
Person in racist viral video not a current Pritzker student, Dean Osofsky says
September 21, 2022
Snow falls on a sign that reads “Judd A. Marjorie Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences Office of the Dean.”
NU to award honorary degrees to Board of Trustees Chair J. Landis Martin, commencement speaker Isabel Wilkerson, among others
May 9, 2022
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Former NU student Ana Cornell explores future of genetic testing with Acorn Genetics
May 2, 2022
NU student struck by car in hit-and-run near campus
September 21, 2022
An illustration of a syringe and two vials.
Northwestern releases monkeypox preparation and prevention guidance
August 9, 2022
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Norris University Center hosts programming to liven up summertime in Evanston
July 21, 2022
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Northwestern honors the legacy of Black Chicago in Juneteenth event
June 19, 2022
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Northwestern mathematics prof Steve Zelditch dies at 68
September 20, 2022
A white protest sign is held up. In red letters it reads “Our government is bold enough to force you to have a kid, but too weak to ensure they survive recess.”
Northwestern hosts panel of experts after Friday SCOTUS decision
June 26, 2022
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Justice Elena Kagan talks Supreme Court legitimacy at Pritzker School of Law
Hannah Feuer, Senior Staffer • September 15, 2022

Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan spoke about the legitimacy of the Court, her judicial philosophy and her career trajectory in a Wednesday discussion at the Pritzker School of Law.  Kagan,...

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Northwestern federal award recipients reflect on their experiences, future endeavors
Astry Rodriguez, Reporter • August 17, 2022

After winning competitive awards through the Udall Foundation — which focuses on supporting policies for Indigeneous people and environmental activism — SESP junior Isabella Twocrow...

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Northwestern provides limited COVID-19 resources for fall, citing stable campus case data
Angeli Mittal, Design Editor • August 15, 2022

Northwestern released updated COVID-19 guidelines in a Monday email, to take effect for the remainder of the summer and into Fall Quarter. The University continues to require COVID-19...

Brewbrike’s logo is to the right of Cafe Bergson’s logo on a pane inside the shop.
Brewbike puts the brakes on operations after six years
Alex Perry, Senior Staffer • August 14, 2022

The student-run coffee shop Brewbike announced its immediate closure in an early August message to employees.  The business cited an “extremely difficult macro-environment,”...

Michael Schill wears a suit with a purple tie and a Northwestern pin.
Q&A: President-elect Michael Schill talks transition to Northwestern, previous experiences
Jacob Fulton, Editor in Chief • August 11, 2022

Northwestern’s 17th University President will be Michael Schill, NU announced Thursday. Previously president of the University of Oregon, Schill has held administrative positions...

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Michael Schill named next president of Northwestern
Isabel Funk, Summer Editor • August 11, 2022

Michael Schill will be Northwestern’s next president, the Board of Trustees announced Thursday. Schill, who has served as president of the University of Oregon since 2015, will...

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Medill students attend, learn from annual national journalism conventions
Jenna Wang, Reporter • August 8, 2022

When Medill freshman Angela Zhang finished her first year of college, she had all the journalism fundamentals under her belt. Without professional experience, though, she said she didn’t...

“The Weekend Ahead” is written out, surrounded by graphics of a building, paintbrushes, NU pennant and lighthouse on an orange background.
The Weekend Ahead: Happenings on campus, in Evanston from Aug. 5-7
Astry Rodriguez , Reporter • August 4, 2022

The Weekend Ahead is back for the summer. Over the next few months, we’ll highlight events both on campus and in Evanston. Read on to find your weekend plans. Northwestern Events 2022...

The Arch.
NUGuardian, Northwestern’s new app, turns your phone into a personal safety device
Maya Ravi, Reporter • August 3, 2022

Northwestern has partnered with Rave Mobile Safety to launch NUGuardian, a free safety app that turns smartphones into personal safety devices.  The app features a virtual safety...

Two signs, one illustrating a shackled uterus and the other reading “Reproductive Rights Now” in green text, are interspersed between human hands held in fists against a light-green background.
NU students discuss past and future work in abortion rights post-Roe
Russell Leung, Copy Chief • August 2, 2022

When Weinberg junior Vivica Lewis first learned the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, she said she stayed off social media and avoided talking to people about the news because “it...

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Project MED wins inaugural U7+ Student Challenge
Jenna Wang, Reporter • July 31, 2022

One Northwestern student group just took home a top prize for its sustainability driven pitch. Project MED, a group that seeks to prepare high school students from underrepresented...

A handshake. The left hand is labeled “SOLR” and the right hand is labeled “Summer CAs”
SOLR calls for increased wages, meal access for conference assistants
Isabel Funk, Summer Editor • July 29, 2022

This story contains mentions of sexual assault and domestic violence. When SESP freshman Kaylyn Ahn told her supervisor she felt uncomfortable walking across campus in the middle...

“The Weekend Ahead” is written out, surrounded by graphics of a building, paintbrushes, NU pennant and lighthouse on an orange background.
The Weekend Ahead: happenings on campus, in Evanston July 29-31
Charlotte Varnes, Managing Editor • July 28, 2022

The Weekend Ahead is back for the summer. Over the next few months, we’ll highlight events both on campus and in Evanston. Read on to find your weekend plans. Northwestern events “Dance...

Northwestern Memorial Hospital. The glass building is located in a downtown area.
Northwestern hospitals top U.S. News best hospital lists
Yiming Fu, Managing Editor • July 27, 2022

Northwestern Medicine hospitals rank among the best in the country, the University announced Tuesday. Northwestern Memorial Hospital ranks ninth on U.S. News and World Report’s...

NU Declassified: A peer adviser’s real perspective
NU Declassified: A peer adviser’s real perspective
Erica Schmitt, Reporter • July 24, 2022

NU Declassified gets the inside scoop on what it’s like to be a peer adviser at Northwestern and some of the critiques PAs have about the experience.    JAMES CAVANAUGH-GIALLORETO:...

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