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Football: Northwestern pauses workouts after positive COVID-19 test result

Ryan Field. The football team stopped workouts after a positive COVID-19 test.

Ella Brockway, Reporter

August 3, 2020

Football Northwestern football has paused its preseason workouts after a positive COVID-19 test result, the athletic department announced in a statement Monday. “Northwestern football has paused workouts, out of an abundance of caution, following a positive COVID-19 test result,” ...

Allen: Black Lives Matter is political — because Black Identity is too

Allen: Black Lives Matter is political — because Black Identity is too

Kenny Allen, Op-Ed Contributor

August 2, 2020

When people say that race is a social construction, the concept can be a bit abstract. The racial categories that we’re familiar with have boundaries and definitions that are not based in biology, which means that our understanding of those categories is dependent on the context in which we exist....

As Fall Quarter approaches, the Wirtz Center looks to new opportunities for student theatre and collaboration

The Wirtz Center’s 2020 production of “Legally Blonde.” The Wirtz Center is currently working to determine how they will operate this fall amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.

Wilson Chapman, Reporter

August 2, 2020

Of the many pillars of Northwestern student life to be affected by the move to online classes in the spring, few were hit harder than the theatre community. All live performances at Virginia Wadsworth Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts were put on hold, with a couple mainstage productions pushed back...

Bilingual rapper Audax the Damsel talks inspiration behind some of her songs

Bilingual rapper Audax the Damsel talks inspiration behind some of her songs

Daniella Tello-Garzon, Reporter

August 2, 2020

Audax the Damsel, a bilingual rapper from the greater Chicago area and Weinberg sophomore, spoke with The Daily about the inspiration behind some of her greatest songs, the meaning behind her name and her history as a rapper. DANIELLA TELLO-GARZON: From The Daily Northwestern, I’m Daniella Tello-...

State Rep. calls for a diverse history curriculum and the suspension of Illinois history classes until that is achieved

The capitol building in Springfield. House Bill 4954 passed before the Illinois House Committee in March with 14 in favor and 7 opposed.

Binah Schatsky, Reporter

August 2, 2020

State Rep. La Shawn Ford (D-Chicago) called for the replacement of history classes with civics lessons until the state’s curriculum and textbooks are updated to be adequately diverse as he stood alongside Evanston community leaders at a press conference Sunday. The event, co-hosted by Evanston resident...