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Video: Coming to Cook County – From Cuba to Chicago

The Daily Northwestern Video Desk

February 28, 2018


Filed under Coming to Cook County, Latest Stories, Multimedia, Video

The second episode of Coming to Cook County looks at 90 Miles Cuban Cafe in Lincolnwood, about a 15 minute drive from Northwestern. At 11 years old, 90 Miles owner Alberto Gonzalez left Cuba as part of a mass exodus known as the Mariel boatlift. He eventually found his way to Cook County, where he strives...

The Weekly Podcast: Wildcats go Mee-Ow

The Weekly Podcast: Wildcats go Mee-Ow

The Daily Audio Desk

February 27, 2018


Filed under Audio, Multimedia, The Weekly, Top Stories

On this episode of The Weekly, we interviewed the directors of Northwestern's famed comedy show Mee-Ow in light of their upcoming performance. We also talked to students on campus about their experiences watching the show and tested their comedy abilities. – Podcast by Marisa Hattler and Natalie Shil...

The Weekly Podcast: Going for the gold

The Weekly Podcast: Going for the gold

The Daily Audio Desk

February 20, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, The Weekly, Top Stories

On this episode of The Weekly, we interviewed a Northwestern Olympian about her experience competing in the 2016 Summer Olympics. Then, we talked to students about how they stay fit themselves. ...

The Weekly Podcast: Out of this world

The Weekly Podcast: Out of this world

The Daily Audio Desk

February 13, 2018


Filed under Audio, Latest Stories, Multimedia, The Weekly

On this episode of The Weekly, we visited the Dearborn Observatory to learn about the history of this underappreciated campus star, as well as how students can make use of it today. ...

Community members attend ‘We Love Evanston’ Valentine’s celebration

The Daily Northwestern Video Desk

February 13, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Multimedia, Video

The We Love Evanston party, a Valentine's event celebrating the town, took place on Saturday morning. — Video by Christopher Vazquez, Emma Galasso

Captured: Jabulani

Captured: Jabulani

February 12, 2018


Filed under Captured: Photo Blog, Multimedia, Top Stories

Welcome to The Daily’s photo blog: Captured. This will be a space for The Daily’s photographers to share their best work, including photos from weekend performances and events around the community. You can contact the photographers by emailing photo@dailynorthwestern.com. The African Students Association hosted its annual culture show, Jabulani, on Sunday in Norris ...

Video: Group Spotlight – Student Dancers Choreograph for Refresh

The Daily Northwestern Video Desk

February 9, 2018


Filed under Group Spotlight, Latest Stories, Multimedia, Video

Each quarter, students fill theaters on campus to watch the dance group Refresh perform. The Daily Video Desk speaks to dancers and choreographers to hear about their process and experience in the group. — Video by Rachael Zisk

Video: Rohingya refugee finds home in Chicago

The Daily Northwestern Video Desk

February 8, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Multimedia, Video

A Rohingya refugee, Hasan Korimullah came to Chicago three years ago. After losing his family and fleeing from his home country, Hasan found a new home with his adopted family in a house of 17 in West Ridge. — Video by Poppy Shen and Hangda Zhang

The Weekly Podcast: NorthSTRESStern

The Weekly Podcast: NorthSTRESStern

The Daily Audio Desk

February 6, 2018


Filed under Audio, Multimedia, The Weekly, Top Stories

This episode of The Weekly focuses on midterm season and how students at Northwestern deal with stress. Hear from students and library employees on how to ease midterm pressures. ...

Captured: SASA Show 2018

Captured: SASA Show 2018

February 5, 2018


Filed under Campus, Captured: Photo Blog, Multimedia, Top Stories

Welcome to The Daily’s photo blog: Captured. This will be a space for The Daily’s photographers to share their best work, including photos from weekend performances and events around the community. You can contact the photographers by emailing photo@dailynorthwestern.com. Seven student dance and a cappella groups performed Saturday during the annual South Asian Stud...

Video: Coming to Cook County – Origins of Immigration

Video: Coming to Cook County – Origins of Immigration

The Daily Northwestern Video Desk

February 1, 2018


Filed under Coming to Cook County, Latest Stories, Multimedia, Video

In the first episode of The Daily Northwestern’s new video series Coming to Cook County we explore the first major wave of immigration to the area in the early 19th century and its lasting impact. — Video by Christopher Vazquez and Hangda Zhang...

The Weekly Podcast: You Rock

The Weekly Podcast: You Rock

The Daily Audio Desk

January 31, 2018


Filed under Audio, Multimedia, The Weekly, Top Stories

This episode of The Weekly takes an inside look into Northwestern’s campus staple: The Rock. Find out little-known facts about The Rock, as well as what students have to say about this school tradition. – Podcast by Marisa Hattler and Natalie Shilati...