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The Daily Northwestern’s Fall Quarter 2020 Diversity Report

November 19, 2020

Historically, our newsroom has not represented our campus. The identities present on staff affect every aspect of our work, from the themes we choose to highlight, to the ways we engage with our sources,...

Borrok: Reflections on the past quarter

November 18, 2020

As I walk around Evanston and campus, I cannot help but think about what life would be like had COVID never spread across the globe. The empty storefronts in the downtown are a visible reminder of the...

Fine: In defense of long novels

Fine: In defense of long novels
November 18, 2020

The late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is quoted as saying that if her opinion runs more than 20 pages, she was disturbed that she was unable to do it shorter. Dr. Seuss composed “A Short Condensed Poem...

LTE: Who is Alex Trebek?

November 13, 2020

To be a Jeopardy! contestant is to permanently shift what trivia questions you answer. Sure, people will still ask you random trivia, but upon finding out that you were on Jeopardy!, they will inevitably...

Borrok: We cannot afford to be fatigued over the pandemic

Borrok: We cannot afford to be fatigued over the pandemic
November 12, 2020

This past week marked the worst period of the COVID pandemic thus far, which seems odd, as the news of vaccines and relaxed safety measures have occupied much of the news since the summer. Yet, despite...

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