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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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Captured: Glimpse under the hood: The Garage’s undergraduate projects
Joyce Li, Reporter • November 21, 2022

  Located on the second floor of Henry Crown Sports Pavilion, The Garage is home to Northwestern’s entrepreneurial community. More than 1,000 student-founded start-ups were developed in its...

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Graduate workers formally file to hold union election, University responds
November 21, 2022
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Sustainability fellowship program focuses on giving students experiential learning experience
November 21, 2022
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The Daily Explains: The Organization of Women faculty letter
November 21, 2022
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Office of FGLI Initiatives hopes to uplift first-generation, low-income students
November 21, 2022
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Students and professors work to balance class schedules and Thanksgiving break
November 21, 2022
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Mathematics Prof. Bryna Kra named 2023 Association for Women in Mathematics Fellow
November 21, 2022
A paper banner with the words “Feed your workers” and illustrations of food on a fence in front of a green meadow.
Students Organizing for Labor Rights marches for Northwestern maintenance staff
November 21, 2022
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The Daily Explains: Key changes students have proposed to Northwestern’s demonstration policy
November 16, 2022
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Q&A: NU alum and Springrose founder Nicole Cuervo talks inspiration, bras
November 20, 2022
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Q&A: NU alum Danny Ginzburg discusses plant research, Gates Cambridge Scholarship
November 15, 2022
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NU increases menstrual product access, works toward all-gender bathroom equity
November 21, 2022
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The Daily Explains: University Police investigations of student infractions and criminal offenses
November 18, 2022
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NAISA commemorates 158th anniversary of the Sand Creek Massacre, reiterates demands to NU
November 18, 2022
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Panel of professors and military experts discuss future of war in Ukraine
November 18, 2022
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History Prof. Kate Masur’s book wins American Historical Association’s Littleton-Griswold Prize
November 21, 2022
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Looking back and moving forward: Asian languages and cultures department plans 10-year anniversary
November 21, 2022
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Northwestern-led study looks inside the brain to observe memory storage during sleep
Joyce Li, Reporter • November 18, 2022

Playing and listening to sound while sleeping can reinforce previous learning, a Northwestern-led study released in October concluded.  Led by Jessica Creery (Weinberg ’15, Ph.D.’19),...

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Black Health and Wellness Collaborative offers space for discussion and support
Mary Randolph, Reporter • November 18, 2022

When Weinberg senior Jem Feuilladieu was a freshman, he dreamt of Black Northwestern students “thriving” rather than just “surviving” on campus.  This fall, they founded...

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ASG Senate allocates $66k in additional funding to student organizations
Pavan Acharya, Assistant Campus Editor • November 17, 2022

After more than three hours of deliberation, Associated Student Government granted all additional funding requests to 27 student groups, amounting to $66,609.27, at its Senate meeting...

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Chinese Students Association reaps rewards from overhauling executive board
Sterling Kossuth Ortiz, Senior Staffer • November 17, 2022

McCormick senior Haolan Zhan joined the Chinese Students Association’s junior executive board as a freshman in 2019. But his tenure was short-lived: before the 2020-21 academic year,...

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Deering Library undergoes roof repair to prevent water damage
William Tong, Reporter • November 17, 2022

After 90 years of housing Northwestern’s books, Deering Library is getting an upgrade. The building has been under construction for roofing replacement since Oct. 31 and is expected...

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A&O speakers Hannah Einbinder and Megan Stalter blend fiction with reality during stand-up sets
Olivia Mofus, Reporter • November 17, 2022

Comedians and actors Hannah Einbinder and Megan Stalter, stars of HBO’s critically acclaimed dramedy series “Hacks,” delivered a series of stand-up comedy performances as A&O...

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Northwestern researchers make breakthrough discovery in genetic factors of small-cell lung cancer
Caryl Shepard, Reporter • November 16, 2022

Feinberg researchers recently discovered a link between a previously unknown gene and the formation of a rare and aggressive lung cancer.  Small-cell lung cancer, the disease linked...

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Northwestern community members sign onto amicus briefs as Supreme Court reconsiders affirmative action
November 16, 2022

As the Supreme Court considers two cases that could potentially outlaw affirmative action, Northwestern faculty and community members are getting involved by creating and signing onto...

Digital Diaries Episode 7: Life as a first-generation and/or low income student
Digital Diaries Episode 7: Life as a first-generation and/or low income student
Erica Schmitt, Assistant Audio Editor • November 16, 2022

    On episode seven of Digital Diaries, we talk to two students about their experiences as a first generation low income student at Northwestern. [music] ERICA...

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‘Civic Love’ session promotes conversation on housing and hunger in Evanston
Mika Ellison and Nghi Tran November 15, 2022

Members of the Northwestern community gathered in Parkes Hall on Tuesday to discuss housing and hunger in Evanston, as part of the “Civic Love: Spirituality + Social Action” series...

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Research paper suggests potential for bacteria survival below the surface of Mars
Lexi Goldstein, Reporter • November 15, 2022

A new paper featuring Northwestern research comes closer to answering the age-old question asked by scientists, space enthusiasts and David Bowie alike: Is there life on Mars?  Chemistry...

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Search committee created to select McCormick dean replacement
Davis Giangiulio, Assistant Campus Editor • November 15, 2022

A search committee has been formed to select the next dean of the McCormick School of Engineering, Northwestern announced Tuesday. The selected individual will replace outgoing Dean...

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Chemistry Prof. Samuel I. Stupp awarded 2022 Von Hippel Award
Charlotte Ehrlich, Assistant Campus Editor • November 15, 2022

Chemistry Prof. Samuel I. Stupp has received the 2022 Von Hippel Award, Northwestern announced Tuesday. The award is the highest honor given by the Materials Research Society, a...

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Kellogg Prof. sworn in as chief economist for U.S. Agency for International Development
Pavan Acharya, Assistant Campus Editor • November 15, 2022

Kellogg Prof. Dean Karlan was sworn in as the chief economist for the U.S Agency for International Development on Tuesday, Northwestern announced Tuesday. Karlan will be the agency’s...

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Northwestern, UChicago students and community representatives discuss city-campus relationships
Zhizhong Xu, Reporter • November 15, 2022

Content warning: This article contains mention of gun violence. Digital magazine publication Public Books hosted community representatives the Rev. Julian DeShazier and Patrick Keenan-Devlin...

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