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

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

The Daily Northwestern

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Andy Frye holds his new book in selfie.

Q&A: Andy Frye releases ‘Ninety Days in the 90s,’ a novel about traveling back to the ’90s in Chicago

October 30, 2022

Chicago author Andy Frye released his book “Ninety Days in the 90s” in June. The story takes readers back in time to Chicago in the ’90s, featuring a host of pop culture references and broader themes. “Ninety...

An illustration depicts a blond woman riding her red dragon.

Reel Thoughts: ‘House of the Dragon’ differentiates from ‘Game of Thrones’ but keeps its special feel

October 25, 2022

Warning: This article contains spoilers. “Game of Thrones” was known for the excitement and suspense that came every Sunday night with new episodes. “House of the Dragon,” the show’s Targaryen-focused...

A screen with a man’s face hangs down from the ceiling with the words “Clint Smith” next to it.

Clint Smith discusses racial reckoning, slavery at One Book One Northwestern keynote

October 18, 2022

As a young boy growing up in New Orleans, Clint Smith felt socially, intellectually and emotionally paralyzed. “(I was) inundated with messages about all the things that were wrong with Black people,...

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Q&A: Former African American Studies Prof. Debra Thompson talks new memoir

October 9, 2022

When former African American studies Prof. Debra Thompson first accepted an offer a few years ago to become a political science professor at Montreal’s McGill University, she experienced mixed emotions...

Cinderella runs down palace steps into the carriage that awaits her, which is a gray pumpkin.

Evanston author reveals hidden messages behind beloved fairy tales in latest book

July 20, 2022

In her latest book, “Cinderella Didn’t Live Happily Ever After: The Hidden Messages in Fairy Tales,” Evanston author Anne Beall used data-driven research to reveal patterns across 169 of Grimms’...

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