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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

2023 Holiday Guide

A person wearing a Santa outfit waves from a flatbed railcar.

Gallery: CTA Holiday Train carries Santa, elves to every ‘L’ station

November 29, 2023

Below-freezing temperatures early this week didn’t stop Santa from riding the CTA Holiday Train’s open-air flatbed railcar around Chicago. The passenger cars’ exteriors feature multicolor lights...

An athlete in a white jersey puts his arm around a coach in a green hat.

Football: Epstein: Northwestern’s resurgence, home-field success a promising sign for a program and coach on the rise

November 29, 2023

A hop, a skip and a jump from a year ago, former Gameday Editor John Riker penned a season-ending piece titled “Everything we needed to know about the 2022 Wildcats, we learned on their home field.”...

A basketball player in a white jersey shoots the basketball.

Men’s Basketball: Northwestern prepares for Big Ten slate, early test against No. 1 Purdue

November 29, 2023

With freezing temperatures and falling snow in Evanston, all sights have shifted toward Northwestern’s conference schedule.  The Wildcats (5-1, 0-0 Big Ten) started off the season on a red-hot four-game...

An illustration of gold letters that reads formal season on a blue background.

It’s formal season: Reading Period brings studying, packing amid social formals

November 29, 2023

Depending on students’ majors and how much they got done over Thanksgiving break, Reading Period is either a time for locking themselves in the library or for hitting the Christkindlmarket.  There...

A man wearing a dark jacket and gloves points toward trees.

Chicago-area tree farms brave soil conditions, gear up for Christmas rush

November 29, 2023

Surrounded by the Chicago region’s suburban sprawl, the tree-lined acres of snow-covered farmland at Abbey Farms feel like an “oasis,” the farm’s director Eric Mott said. The farm has recently...

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2023 Holiday Guide