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A Northwestern student’s guide to filling out the 2020 Census

A Northwestern student’s guide to filling out the 2020 Census

Isabelle Sarraf, Development and Recruitment Editor

April 3, 2020

During the month of March, homes across the United States received an invitation to fill out the decennial, which every U.S. resident has a constitutional mandate to complete. Given the COVID-19 pandemic and uncertainties around student housing in Spring Quarter, the 2020 census might be the last...

University-wide Pass/No Pass policy sparks campus debate

University-wide Pass/No Pass policy sparks campus debate

Evan Robinson-Johnson, Daily Senior Staffer

April 2, 2020

On Tuesday, Northwestern announced a universal Pass/No Pass grading system for undergraduates this Spring Quarter, causing debate amongst students — some praised it as the most equitable decision while others believe it should be optional. As students face new challenges due to remote learning duri...

NU Declassified: The International Quarantine Life

NU Declassified: The International Quarantine Life

Rayna Song, Reporter

April 2, 2020

 RAYNA SONG: From The Daily Northwestern, I’m Rayna Song. This is NU Declassified, a look into how Wildcats thrive and survive on Northwestern’s campus. In an email on March 11, the University announced a switch to remote classes and encouraged students to go home to prevent the further spread of the ...

Chicago Chinatown businesses struggle amid COVID-19 misinformation

Chicago Chinatown businesses struggle amid COVID-19 misinformation

Jack Daleo, Freelance Reporter

April 2, 2020

Local businesses in Chicago’s Chinatown, as well as Chinese-owned businesses outside the neighborhood, saw revenues drop dramatically before Governor J.B. Pritzker declared a state of emergency and dining ban in response to a growing number of COVID-19 cases in Illinois. Business owners explain how...

Okay, Zoomer: How to use Zoom

Okay, Zoomer: How to use Zoom

Emma Edmund, Print Managing Editor

April 2, 2020

This is it, Gen Zers. This is our time to shine. We’ve been constantly ridiculed for “always being on our phones,” but as we face yet another unprecedented crisis, our tech-savviness has become our salvation. This guide is for you, Zoomers, to figure out how to succeed using Northwestern’s...