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The Daily Northwestern

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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Union organizers debate ‘Workers Rights Amendment’ as November vote draws near

Annalise Peterson, Reporter June 16, 2022

With the Illinois Right to Collective Bargaining Measure appearing on the midterm ballot this November, workers have potential for a major win. Designated “Amendment 1,” the legislation would establish...

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Northwestern University Graduate Workers reports survey results on graduate students’ needs

Isabel Funk, Summer Editor June 16, 2022

About 9% of Northwestern’s graduate workers reported they are satisfied with stipends, working conditions, harassment protections, health insurance and benefits, according to a survey presented at Thursday’s...

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The Weekend Ahead: happenings on campus, in Evanston June 17-19

Charlotte Varnes, Managing Editor June 16, 2022

The Weekend Ahead is back for the summer. Over the next few months, we’ll highlight events both on campus and in Evanston. Read on to find your weekend plans. Northwestern events 2022 Juneteenth...

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Northwestern continues to relax COVID-19 guidelines amid rise of new omicron variants

Angeli Mittal, Design Editor June 16, 2022

Northwestern provided updates to its COVID-19 guidelines for the summer in a Thursday email. While COVID-19 vaccination is still required of all community members — except those granted exemptions...

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Northwestern announces Peter Barris as new Board of Trustees chair

Yiming Fu, Managing Editor June 15, 2022

Peter Barris (McCormick ’74) was elected to serve as the next chair of the Northwestern Board of Trustees. Barris, who chairs venture capital firm New Enterprise Associates Inc., will start his new...

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