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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

A crowd of students, some masked and some not, cheer on Northwestern at Welsh-Ryan Arena against Wisconsin on Jan. 18.

Student attendance at men’s basketball games spikes as pandemic restrictions lift

Gabriela Carroll, Sports Editor April 4, 2022

Northwestern men’s basketball played its entire 2020-21 season without fans in the building. As fans returned to Welsh-Ryan Arena for the 2021-22 season, the Wildcats sold out three games and saw significantly...

A monthly timeline on a blue face mask. Three green circular drawings of the virus that causes COVID-19 are around the mask.

Northwestern’s COVID-19 Timeline: A close look at how the pandemic impacted University life

Nora Collins, Reporter April 3, 2022

Just over two years ago, classes went remote, most students went home and Northwestern’s campuses began to feel the effects of COVID-19. The Daily summarized major COVID-related developments as they...

Silhouettes of protestors standing in a line at night. They are facing police cars with flashing lights.

Organizing during the pandemic: Activist groups on campus fight for changes, spotlight institutional problems

Joanna Hou and Maia Pandey April 3, 2022

Two years ago, despite soaring COVID-19 positivity rates, protests broke out nationwide after police killed George Floyd. At Northwestern that fall — on an otherwise mostly empty campus — community...

A hand is holding a vaccine needle amid a blue background with floating yellow plus signs.

City COVID-19 positivity rate rises, eligible individuals can receive a second booster shot

Angeli Mittal, Creative Director April 3, 2022

Since Evanston lifted its mask and vaccine mandate Feb. 28 and the omicron subvariant BA.2  became widespread, the city’s COVID-19 positivity rate has been steadily trending upward for three weeks.  It...

A photo of the members of swim club

Club sports teams regain a sense of normalcy with fewer COVID-19 restrictions

Lucas Kim, Assistant Sports Editor April 3, 2022

Over the past two years, Northwestern club sports teams have dealt with season cancellations, limited contact, masking mandates and other inconveniences caused by the pandemic. In the 2021-22 academic...

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