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Kim: Leaving after learning so much

Catherine Kim, Daily Senior Staffer

June 17, 2020

Graduation Issue When I was young, I wanted to become a journalist because I wanted to be a good person. It’s such a naive goal in life, yet it’s been so fundamental to every decision I’ve made so far. And what better way to achieve that goal than by entering a field that serves the public...

Boyle: Developing from the negative, and other camera puns relating to life

Colin Boyle, Daily Senior Staffer

June 17, 2020

Graduation Issue Four years ago, I was an eager, unaware version of myself with a camera in hand and not a clue of what the world would bring. I made the big move from Chicago to Evanston, immediately leaping into unexpected territories that would establish the person I am today: building new frie...

The Daily Northwestern’s 2020 Diversity Report

The Daily Northwestern’s 2020 Diversity Report

June 5, 2020

For the past three years, The Daily Northwestern has done an internal survey of staffers that asks a series of questions concerning social identities like race, socioeconomic status, religion, hometown and more. This data is then used to form our annual diversity report. We are not absolved from any criticism, no m...

Augustine: On a journalist’s role in protests against racism and police brutality

Augustine: On a journalist’s role in protests against racism and police brutality

Kathryn Augustine, Opinion Editor

June 2, 2020

“By night, mayhem broke out, with smashed store windows, vandalized cars, stolen merchandise, burning trash barrels and the acrid smell of tear gas wafting over the area,” Jeremy C. Fox and John Hilliard wrote for the Boston Globe on May 31. Fox and Hilliard characterize the Boston protests as...

Robinson: If racism and injustice have always existed, why speak out now?

Robinson: If racism and injustice have always existed, why speak out now?

Nolan Robinson, Op-Ed Contributor

June 2, 2020

This past week, I have been asked multiple times, “How are you?” From close friends, sympathetic and passionate toward me and what’s happening in this country, I’ve been given the space to air my grievances in response to the trajectory of our nation. But many times I’ve held back yelling...