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Political Union debates the Second Amendment

The Daily Northwestern Video Desk

April 10, 2018


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Northwestern Political Union hosted its first Spring Quarter debate on whether the Second Amendment should be repealed. The debate was held Monday evening at the Buffett Institute for Global Studies. — Do Hun Yang and Vy Duong...

The Weekly: Students talk Spring Break trips, ASG candidates discuss platforms

The Weekly: Students talk Spring Break trips, ASG candidates discuss platforms

The Daily Audio Desk

April 10, 2018


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This week, Daily reporters interviewed students on Sheridan Road about their Spring Break trips and heard from both Associated Student Government campaigns about their platforms and why they are choosing to run — Podcast by Natalie Shilati and Marisa Hattler...

Alley Gallery is characterized by its old school charm and its pet parrot Jessica

The Daily Northwestern Video Desk

April 2, 2018


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Alley Gallery is a custom framing business established in 1985 by Chris Molloy. Besides framing, the shop sells posters, exhibits local artists’ works and even houses a pet parrot. Until recently, Alley Gallery was under threat of replacement by new development plans. - Kristine Liao, Christopher...

Coming to Cook County – The Hub of Chinese Heritage

The Daily Northwestern Video Desk

March 25, 2018


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On Feb. 16, the Chinese American Museum of Chicago welcomed dozens of visitors to its Lunar New Year kickoff. In the third episode of Coming to Cook County, The Daily Video Desk explores the experience of Chinese immigrants living in the intersection of Chinese and American culture. - Do Hun Yang,...

44th Annual Northwestern University Dance Marathon draws over 1,000 student dancers

The Daily Northwestern Video Desk

March 12, 2018


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The 44th annual Northwestern University Dance Marathon was held from Friday, March 9 to Sunday, March 11. Students danced for 30 hours to fundraise for Cradles to Crayons, an organization that collects household and educational items for low-income children. - Christopher Vazquez, Hangda Zhang, Noah F...

Captured: Dance Marathon 2018: 30 Photos in 30 Hours

Captured: Dance Marathon 2018: 30 Photos in 30 Hours

March 11, 2018


Filed under Campus, Captured: Photo Blog, Dance Marathon 2018, Latest 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. Dance Marathon 2018 raised $1,175,709.82, breaking over $1 million for the eighth year in a row...

Video: Group Spotlight – Northwestern Figure Skating Club provides a platform for synchronized skating

Video: Group Spotlight – Northwestern Figure Skating Club provides a platform for synchronized skating

The Daily Northwestern Video Desk

February 28, 2018


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Pyeongchang isn't the only place where figure skaters are flocking. The Northwestern Figure Skating Club has developed its own synchronized skating group called the Purple Line. - Brian Meng and Christopher Vazquez

Video: Coming to Cook County – From Cuba to Chicago

The Daily Northwestern Video Desk

February 28, 2018


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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


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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


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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


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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


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