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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

Three people pose with a bagged product inside a room with a light above.

Student-led company Minimal Snacks seeks to create healthy snacks with natural ingredients

Davis Giangiulio, Reporter January 16, 2022

Minimal Snacks wants to revolutionize the snack industry through a simple pitch: “Less is more.” Ryan Teo (McCormick ’21), founder of Minimal Snacks, said he developed the idea for the company...

A tan building is in the background as students stand in line in front of it. Other students cross the street at the walk signal.

NU transitions to “yellow” activity level as COVID-19 cases decline, new testing requirements announced

Angeli Mittal, Photo Editor January 14, 2022

Campus activity level has moved to “yellow” after a decline in Northwestern’s positivity rate and 25% fewer reported positive tests than last week. Out of about 14,000 tests taken this week —...

Photo is of Northwestern’s arch, with a purple banner across with the text, “Welcome Home, Wildcats!” The sun shines under the banner.

Students petition to extend virtual classes

Emma Rosenbaum, Assistant Campus Editor January 13, 2022

Students started a petition demanding Northwestern extend virtual classes beyond Wildcat Wellness, one week after the University reported its highest number of positive COVID-19 cases. The University...

Brewbike’s logo at Café Bergson in University Library.

As company grows, Brewbike empowers students while offering real-life business experience

Lucia Barnum, Assistant Audio Editor January 13, 2022

On an average day, the line in Brewbike’s coffee bar in Café Bergson extends into the halls of University Library. The cafe’s tables are often full of students hunched over computers, filling the...

Three masks are pictured on a dark purple background. The mask on the right is a green cloth mask, the middle a blue surgical mask and the right a white N95 respirator mask with yellow bands.

The Daily Explains: Upgrading your masks and maximizing effectiveness

Angeli Mittal, Photo Editor January 13, 2022

While COVID-19 vaccines and booster shots are highly effective, they’re not always enough to prevent infection, especially with the omicron variant. Northwestern faculty discuss the importance of universal...

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