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Dispersed from campus, college students turn to meme page for community, charity

Dispersed from campus, college students turn to meme page for community, charity

Eva Herscowitz, Reporter

April 1, 2020

COVID-19 may have closed college campuses, but the switch to remote learning has given rise to a group larger than any individual institution’s enrollment nationwide. The Facebook group “Zoom Memes for Self Quaranteens” has connected college students seeking humor amid canceled graduations,...

Office of Undergraduate Financial Aid to pay Spring Quarter work-study funds

Office of Undergraduate Financial Aid to pay Spring Quarter work-study funds

Catherine Buchaniec, Design Editor

April 1, 2020

In an email obtained by The Daily, the Office of Undergraduate Financial Aid informed some students with Federal Work-Study jobs of its intention to pay Spring Quarter wages regardless of students’ ability to work remotely. “In place of actual hours worked, you will be paid for the same number...

Northwestern’s response to COVID-19

Northwestern’s response to COVID-19

Jacob Ohara, Video Editor

April 1, 2020

See how Northwestern has responded to COVID-19.

Andy’s Frozen Custard permanently closes Evanston location

Andy’s Frozen Custard permanently closes Evanston location

Zoe Malin, Reporter

April 1, 2020

As it finally starts to feel like spring, students and residents won’t be able to go to Andy’s Frozen Custard for their first cone of the season. The store permanently closed its Evanston location, according to a news release from the corporation. Andy’s did not renew its lease at 719 Church...

Unite Here Local 1 holds virtual rally for NU food and service workers

Unite Here Local 1 holds virtual rally for NU food and service workers

Yunkyo Kim, Reporter

April 1, 2020

UNITE HERE Local 1 hosted a virtual rally through their social media platform Tuesday urging Northwestern to pay subcontracted employees during the COVID-19 pandemic. The sole union representing Northwestern’s dining and service workers circulated a petition earlier this month calling on the University to pay dining workers. It has since gotten more than 1,800 signatures, according to organizers. Following the petition, Craig Johnson,...