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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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Rebuilding Exchange and TrueNU sell Ryan Field memorabilia online and in-store.
Parts of demolished Ryan Field find new homes through memorabilia sales
Rachel Smith, Reporter • April 18, 2024

As of early April, Ryan Field’s Leonard B. Thomas press box is the historic venue’s lone structure visible from Central Street. The stadium where Wildcat fans stood, cheered, laughed and cried is nearly...

Menstrual Equity Activists and Saalt provided a workshop on sustainable menstrual products.
Menstrual Equity Activists, Saalt host workshop on sustainable menstruation
April 18, 2024
A man in a green shirt talks to a crowd.
Sustainable food nonprofit Plant Futures establishes chapter at Northwestern
April 18, 2024
This year, 438 Goldwater Scholars were selected out of 1,353 nominated students from universities across the country.
Weinberg juniors Melany Morales, Kate Carver receive Barry Goldwater Scholarship
April 18, 2024
The Senate welcomed Weinberg freshman and Quest+ Senator Comfort Opafola, Weinberg senior and College Republicans Senator Tharein Potuhera and Weinberg freshman and Alianza Senator Britney Perez to its Board of Financial Review.
ASG Senate elects Student Group Caucus whip, welcomes senators to Board of Financial Review
April 17, 2024
The center is housed within the Pritzker School of Law.
Center for Racial and Disability Justice explores intersection of racial, disability justice
April 17, 2024
A dollar sign comes out of a Ph.D. diploma.
Northwestern University Postdoctoral Union seeks a ‘seat at the table’
April 16, 2024
Many NU organizations provide funding and grants for student groups’ diverse needs.
The Daily Explains: How student groups receive funding from NU
April 4, 2024
Emily Babb, associate vice president of civil rights & Title IX compliance, shared updates from the office at Wednesday’s Faculty Senate meeting.
Board of Trustees, Office of Civil Rights & Title IX Compliance share updates at Faculty Senate
April 3, 2024
A computer with research symbols coming out of it.
Northwestern Football alumni create AI research start-up Consensus
April 16, 2024
Hahn announced her speakership to the Class of 2024 in a surprise video.
Award-winning actress Kathryn Hahn to give 2024 Commencement speech
March 4, 2024
Northwestern issues "all clear" message for shooting threat on Evanston campus
February 26, 2024
Several alerts informed community members of an active threat event on Northwesterns Chicago campus Monday evening.
NU not aware of injuries after shots fired reported on Chicago campus
November 27, 2023
Lisa Battisfore shared warning signs of crisis pregnancy centers and its prevalence in Chicagoland.
Reproductive Transparency Now founder Lisa Battisfore criticizes Chicago anti-abortion clinics, advocates for bodily autonomy at SAAM event
April 15, 2024
At a talk by Palestinian queer, trans activist Yaffa on Monday, there was art and books being sold, all proceeds going to people in need in Gaza.
‘If you remove queer Palestinians, there is no movement’: Yaffa discusses Palestinian, queer liberation
April 15, 2024
The arch.
Six Northwestern professors named 2024 Guggenheim Fellows
April 16, 2024
Bleachers behind a field.
NU requests city analysis on possible lakeside football field
April 2, 2024
At around 3 p.m., more than 100 protesters gathered around The Rock.
Activist groups seek to show admitted students ‘real’ NU with protests across campus for divestment, support for Palestinians
Beatrice Villaflor and Jerry Wu April 15, 2024

Newly admitted Northwestern students visiting the University for Wildcat Days experienced a different dining experience at Sargent Hall and Allison Hall midday Monday. Though the lines...

Drawing on a variety of interviews with organizers and activists in the United States and Canada, the novel focused on six abolitionist organizations from each respective country.
Authors Rachel Herzing and Justin Piché discuss abolition, new novel during Monday conversation
Leah Schroeder, Assistant Campus Editor • April 15, 2024

Almost 10 years after they first began discussing the book, authors Rachel Herzing and Justin Piché discussed their recently released novel, “How to Abolish Prisons: Lessons from...

Henna on a hand.
‘Your time here at Northwestern is supposed to be meant for you’: MENA and Arab students reflect on importance of Arab Heritage Month
Kaavya Butaney, Senior Staffer • April 15, 2024

When she was eight years old, Medill junior Daniella Karras immigrated from Egypt, her home country, to the United States. In California, she found connections and community within...

Chief Tapi Yawalapiti paints Medill sophomore Jacob Morlock’s face with a red Indigenous marking.
Brazilian Indigenous activist Tapi Yawalapiti talks life in Xingu Indigenous Park at NU
Francesco Thorik-Saboia, Photo Editor • April 14, 2024

After traveling more than 35 hours by land, air and sea from Mato Grosso, Brazil’s Xingu Indigenous Park, Brazilian Indigenous activist and Chief Tapi Yawalapiti arrived on Northwestern’s...

A runner holds up a loaf of bread.
Q&A: Communication junior Mary Kate Tracy talks fundraising using ‘sexy’ dough
Leah Schroeder, Assistant Campus Editor • April 14, 2024

Communication junior Mary Kate Tracy never thought of charging her friends for the loaves of bread she baked for them. But after she signed up to run the 2024 Chicago Marathon in...

Photographer and journalist Yong Nam Lee spoke about the mistreatment of Korean comfort women in U.S. camptowns at the conference.
NU hosts Korean adoption conference unveiling global impact, enduring legacies
Jerry Wu, Assistant Campus Editor • April 14, 2024

Scholars, activists, adopted individuals, journalists and filmmakers gathered Saturday and Sunday to discuss the legacies and present-day impact of South Korea’s adoption program...

A name tag reading “Zijin Zeng” lies to the left of a laptop.
Northwestern hosts 21st Model UN conference for high school students
Lavender Huang, Reporter • April 14, 2024

Ruby Albert is a sophomore at Los Angeles’ Brentwood School. However, for four days in Evanston, Albert represented the Pahlavi dynasty of Iran in the League of Nations at the 21st...

An illustration of keycaps spelling “NU Mech Keebs.”
NU Mechanical Keyboard Club looks to build custom boards, community on campus
Beatrice Villaflor, Campus Editor • April 11, 2024

Stuck at home during the COVID-19 pandemic, Weinberg sophomore Jovy Zhou stumbled upon a video of a mechanical keyboard. Four years and five custom-built keyboards later, Zhou founded...

One NU professor received funding from NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center to analyze the composition of the moon’s soil.
Research Roundup: NU researchers analyze lunar soil, unravel fates of stars near black hole
Jerry Wu, Assistant Campus Editor • April 11, 2024

Northwestern researchers have continued to make significant advancements in the fields of astronomy and planetary science. The Daily compiled a summary of NU's latest research findings. Analyzing...

Organizers said they hope International Wildcat Welcome’s rebrand will create a more seamless transition between the international and domestic student orientation experiences.
International Wildcat Welcome rebrands, pushes for more funding, programming
Joyce Li, Senior Staffer • April 11, 2024

Starting in September, International Student Orientation will go by a different name: International Wildcat Welcome. The program’s student executive board members said they are...

Renovations will focus on the Martin Reading Room, Room 208 and the third floor lobby.
NU to renovate Deering Library, close it to public for next academic year
Beatrice Villaflor, Campus Editor • April 11, 2024

Northwestern will close Deering Library for the first time in over a decade during the 2024-2025 school year to undergo renovations, the University announced Thursday.  The renovation...

Weinberg sophomore and appointed deputy speaker Melissa Kusi-Amponsah said she hopes to connect senators to the administration to ensure more passed legislation is subsequently implemented.
ASG Senate appoints new deputy speaker and elects Rules Committee members
Isaiah Steinberg, Copy Editor • April 10, 2024

As a part of its ongoing elections and appointments for the new year, the Associated Student Government Senate swore in a new deputy speaker of the Senate and elected three new Rules...

A globe on a blue background with a bar graph of money increasing next to it.
NU’s Global Poverty Research Lab effects policy change through poverty research
Isabel Su, Copy Chief • April 10, 2024

While studying at the University of Ghana, economist Samuel Ampaw began working on the Ghana Socioeconomic Panel Survey, a long-term data collection effort that monitors the country’s...

A computer with Minecraft on the screen lies next to a workbench with three wooden blocks placed horizontally on it.
TIILT Lab uses Minecraft to improve learning outcomes, accessibility for students
Janelle Mella, Reporter • April 10, 2024

Northwestern’s Technological Innovations for Inclusive Learning and Teaching Lab uses Minecraft to reimagine outcomes for students with learning differences.  Computer science...

Participants chat with one another at the workshop.
Author Jami Nakamura Lin hosts candid conversation about grief and ‘carrying our ghosts’ in One Book One Northwestern panel
Leah Schroeder, Assistant Campus Editor • April 10, 2024

Heads down, about 25 students put pencil to paper, carefully considering what “ghosts” they carry with them. Led by author Jami Nakamura Lin, this grief writing workshop titled...

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