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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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McLain gained fame at NU after wearing a neon suit to the ‘Cats Retro Night basketball game against Maryland Jan. 17.

Glowing personality: ‘Highlighter Kid’ Sam McLain is dressed to impress

May 22, 2024

Amid a sea of roaring fans, one neon-clad student stood out. Donning a neon suit and cap to a Northwestern men’s basketball game, Weinberg freshman Sam McLain quickly became known on campus as the “Highlighter...

Eig won the 2024 Pulitzer Prize for Biography for his sixth book, “King: A Life.”

Pulitzer Prize winner, Medill alum Jonathan Eig seeks to tell ‘ambitious’ stories through biography

May 22, 2024

When Jonathan Eig (Medill ’86) was a student at Northwestern, he was thrilled at the chance to become a newspaper reporter after graduating. He never expected to one day win a Pulitzer Prize. Eig,...

Hobson poses with her artwork.

Q&A: Feminist-in-Residence Kyrin Hobson shares the inspiration behind her artwork

May 22, 2024

Northwestern’s Feminist-in-Residence and visual artist Kyrin Hobson’s artwork is a “great match” with the Women’s Center. After applying for the Feminist-in-Residence fellowship all the way from...

Prof. Erica Hartmann hopes to expand research into microbial textiles.

Hartmann lab harnesses viruses to fight disease, reduce pollution

May 21, 2024

When McCormick Prof. Erica Hartmann learned about the use of microbes to clean up toxic chemicals, she was instantly enamored. She then founded the Hartmann Lab, which explores the intersection of microbiology...

The Chicago area is experiencing the emergence of billions of cicadas in May.

Northwestern expert offers advice on how to prep children for cicada soundtrack this summer

May 21, 2024

Chicago is facing a buggy problem as it prepares to experience the emergence of billions of cicadas this month.  Since the event brings an excess of unexpected noise, Northwestern experts said it could...

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