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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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The Freshman Musical opens opportunities for first-years

Kara Peeler, Assistant Copy Chief January 6, 2022

With an abundance of theatre opportunities at Northwestern, it’s easy for a first-year to get lost. The Freshman Musical aims to help them find their way. The annual Freshman Musical is fully produced,...

Taken from inside of the Cahn Auditorium, the photo shows rows of grey chairs.

NU parents and arts students petition against inequity in Wildcat Wellness rules

Rayna Song, Arts & Entertainment Editor January 5, 2022

Several Northwestern parents started a petition during Winter Break objecting to the way Wildcat Wellness protocols treat arts students versus student athletes. In a Dec. 20 email, Vice President for...

Student plays a game with two other Northwestern students at a live show.

Late-night television group The Blackout continues to grow and inspire the comedy scene on campus

Andrés Buenahora, Reporter January 4, 2022

“Think Colbert meets Key & Peele…now lower your standards. A lot,” The Blackout’s logline reads. The Blackout is Northwestern’s Emmy-winning part-late-night, part-comedy show. Founded in...

“Spider-Man: No Way Home” is possibly the MCU’s best Spidey film, mixing heart and humor into a surprisingly emotional final package.

Reel Thoughts: “Spider-Man: No Way Home” is a messy but emotionally powerful Spidey flick

Pavan Acharya, Reporter January 4, 2022

It should have been impossible for “Spider-Man: No Way Home” to succeed. With the introduction of a live-action spider-verse and characters from numerous franchises, this film should have crumbled...

Three women in metallic bell-bottom pants sing onstage.

ABBA, dancing queens and three potential dads: ‘Mamma Mia!’ takes stage at McCormick Auditorium

Isabelle Butera, Reporter December 3, 2021

The music you know and love. A silly, chaos-filled plot. A “dance party in McCormick.” Most importantly, a reprieve from studying for finals. What more reasons could a Northwestern student need to...

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