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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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Mitchell Museum of the American Indian hosts 45th Anniversary Benefit and Awards Ceremony

November 21, 2022

The Mitchell Museum of the American Indian hosted its 45th Anniversary Benefit and Awards Ceremony on Nov. 19 at the Writers Theatre in Glencoe.  The event featured a keynote address by U.S. Congresswoman...

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Connie Noyes’ ‘we are built in water’ exhibit explores personal and collective grief

November 20, 2022

When Connie Noyes lost her husband and father within 10 days of each other, art served as a crucial healing and coping mechanism. Noyes’ most recent exhibit, “we are built in water,” reflects on...

Colorfully painted rocks by the shore of Lake Michigan. The Chicago skyline is in the background. In the sky, it reads “THE WEEKEND AHEAD.”

The Weekend Ahead: Campus and city performances to catch for Week 9

November 18, 2022

If you’re looking for weekend plans, here are some performances on Northwestern’s campus and in Evanston that you won’t want to miss. Songwriters Association at Northwestern: Battle of the Bands Lutkin...

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Artist and actor Shawna Franks finds her passion in drawing visual interpretations of songs

November 15, 2022

After listening to a song, Shawna Franks starts by drawing a skeletal structure with black ink, the movement of her hand reflecting the sounds she hears. She then repeats the same motion over and over...

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Q&A: Northwestern graduate student Samantha Kurit paints Evanston landmarks and custom pet portraits

November 7, 2022

Samantha Kurit creates her art in one sitting, start to finish. She spreads out her supplies on the floor, painting in her sunlit apartment while her beagle mix Kirby watches.  The first-year Speech,...

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