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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

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Evanston's renewable energy powers homes in other states. Are new solutions local?
Lily Carey, Newsletter Editor • November 21, 2022

Evanston aims to become carbon neutral by 2050 — a goal that’s earned the city accolades as it navigates rising lake levels, extreme temperatures and insufficient infrastructure. To achieve carbon...

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In Focus: Albany Care’s residents report violence and medical mistreatment. But many may have nowhere else to go
November 14, 2022
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In Focus: Student groups, open-access documents reveal inconsistencies with ASG finance regulations
July 24, 2022
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In Focus: As Evanston braces for its first ward redistricting in nearly two decades, residents say changing demographics speak to a lack of affordable housing
June 10, 2022
In Focus: As Connections for the Homeless looks to purchase the Margarita Inn, residents remain divided on the building’s future
In Focus: As Connections for the Homeless looks to purchase the Margarita Inn, residents remain divided on the building’s future
May 23, 2022
Northwestern students reflect on giving back during the holiday season
Northwestern students reflect on giving back during the holiday season
December 1, 2022
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Holiday Guide: A Chapel of Christmas Cheer
December 1, 2022
The Daily Northwesterns live midterm coverage
The Daily Northwestern's live midterm coverage
November 8, 2022
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Women sports professionals discuss challenges, triumphs in Title IX panel
October 30, 2022
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Northwestern to host panels, guest speakers to commemorate 50th anniversary of Title IX
October 27, 2022
The Daily Northwestern’s 2022 Orientation Issue
The Daily Northwestern’s 2022 Orientation Issue
August 12, 2022
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Year in Review: NU’s top stories from 2021-22
August 12, 2022
The Dailys 2022 Graduation Issue
The Daily's 2022 Graduation Issue
June 6, 2022
Many students protested and called for the abolition of Greek life in fall 2021.
The biggest events on campus and in Evanston during the class of 2022’s time at Northwestern
June 5, 2022
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Block 10: The Grad Finale
March 6, 2022
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Block 9: Block Time Rush
March 6, 2022
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Celebrate the holiday season in Evanston with these festive events
Emily Lichty, Reporter • December 1, 2022

Whether you hope to celebrate the holiday season with last-minute shopping, warm beverages or live music, you don’t need to look any further than Evanston for seasonal events to add...

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Liner Notes: From Sinatra to Bieber, rating holiday tracks through the decades
MJ Gudino, Reporter • December 1, 2022

’Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house, not a creature was stirring… except for you, bobbing your head to “Sleigh Ride” and “Jingle Bell Rock,” with...

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Eight Counts Ballet Company premieres first-ever onstage production of “The Nutcracker”
Charlotte Ehrlich, Assistant Campus Editor • December 1, 2022

Last December, Eight Counts Ballet Company filmed an unofficial production of “The Nutcracker.” One year (and one month) later, the company will perform the holiday classic in McCormick...

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Nourbakhsh: I tested out two traditional Persian dessert recipes for Shabe Yalda and the results were delicious
Mitra Nourbakhsh, Contributor • December 1, 2022

Don’t read this if you’re hungry, because we’re talking holiday desserts. I’ve made Christmas cookies and babka before, but this holiday baking season I wanted to try something...

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Students hope for change, but Northwestern’s Fall Quarter calendar remains the same
Jacob Wendler, Senior Staffer • December 1, 2022

While many students see Thanksgiving break as an opportunity to rest and spend time with their families, Communication sophomore Evelyn Mulchrone had assignments hanging over her head...

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Students studying abroad reflect on their programs, develop new perspective on Northwestern
Grace Knickrehm, Reporter • December 1, 2022

As students in Evanston gear up for the holidays, students studying abroad are preparing to return home.  While Weinberg junior Savir Maskara is excited to see their friends and...

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NU professors prepare for holiday travel, reflect on pandemic impacts
Kimberly Espinosa, Reporter • December 1, 2022

Just like students, Northwestern faculty are excited for upcoming holiday plans as the end of Fall Quarter nears.  NU’s Fall Quarter exam period officially concludes Dec. 10,...

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Students on campus over the holidays make their own traditions
Chiara Kim, Assistant Social Media Editor • December 1, 2022

While many students left campus for the break, community members staying at Northwestern fostered their own holiday spirit. Whether attending university events or building their own...

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Two epidemics later, community members reflect on the 34th World AIDS Day
Lexi Goldstein, Reporter • December 1, 2022

In a time of recovery and grieving from the COVID-19 pandemic and mpox outbreak, the 34th annual World AIDS Day renews questions about rising anti-LGBTQ+ sentiments and inequitable...

The Daily’s 30-day guide to securing summer plans
Nora Collins, Reporter • December 1, 2022

With the weather getting colder, the time for summer 2023 planning is heating up. The Daily outlined a 30 day plan so you don't have to! Day 1-2: Brainstorm Outline what type...

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Reel Thoughts: “Good Luck Charlie” to “Euphoria:” Check out these holiday and winter-themed TV episodes.
Iris Swarthout, Audience Engagement Editor • December 1, 2022

For many people, the seemingly dramatically shorter days post-Daylight Saving Time means more time indoors avoiding the dropping temperatures. But you can still find a cheery pastime...

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NU Wellness Suite offers white light therapy, aims to alleviate seasonal depression symptoms
Lily Ogburn, Reporter • December 1, 2022

As the coldest winter months approach, Northwestern’s Wellness Suite is working to combat students’ seasonal affective disorder and low energy levels through white light therapy.  According...

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Christmas, Hanukkah and... Festivus? There’s more to December holidays than you might think
Daily Northwestern Staff December 1, 2022

There’s more to December than Christmas and Hanukkah: check out these holidays that take place throughout the season. Nicholas Day Christians across the world commemorate St....

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Markus: Eight Things President Schill Wants for Hannukah
Nicole Markus, Holiday Guide Editor • December 1, 2022

Black Friday and Cyber Monday have passed, but the time for making holiday wish lists has just begun. It’s Northwestern President Michael Schill’s first year at NU, so we thought...

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Miniature horses, late-night breakfast, fidget toys: Here are all campus events to visit for final exam stress relief
Nora Collins, Reporter • December 1, 2022

Several Northwestern organizations will host events across the next two weeks aiming to reduce student stress during reading and finals weeks.  NU Active Minds, a student organization...

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