The Daily Northwestern

Maddie Burakoff
Maddie is a Medill senior studying journalism with a minor in Spanish. At The Daily, she has previously worked as print managing editor, campus editor, web editor, assistant campus editor and assistant A&E editor. The California native is also involved with Northwestern Community Development Corps and the Asian American Journalists Association. You can reach Maddie via Twitter or email.

Maddie Burakoff, Reporter

Jun 17, 2020
Burakoff: Meet me at Norris (Story)
Dec 03, 2019
Q&A: Bienen alum Andrew Bird gets into the holiday spirit with Christmas album, Chicago concert series (Story)
Nov 26, 2019
Capt. Mary Kim looks to connect Evanston Salvation Army with community (Story)
Nov 21, 2019
Letter from the Editors: This decade, sometimes surviving is thriving (Story)
Nov 21, 2019
We didn’t start the dumpster fire: A decade in review (Story)
Nov 20, 2019
NU alum, Broadway star Adam Kantor tells stories through interactive meals (Story)
Nov 17, 2019
Descendants speak on legacy of Sand Creek Massacre at annual commemoration (Story)
Oct 30, 2019
Letter from the Editors: Cuffing season for Jane Fonda, and the power of celebrity activism (Story)
Oct 22, 2019
Val Buchanan makes it her mission to help students engage beyond the campus bubble (Story)
Oct 09, 2019
Student band Honey Butter looks to bring its unique jazz-soul-pop sound to the top of the charts (Story)
Oct 09, 2019
Honey Butter reflects on writing “Pages” after their first performance at Evanston SPACE (Story)
Oct 08, 2019
The Monthly: Letters from the Editors (Story)
Mar 01, 2019
From the Newsroom: The Daily and Northwestern (Story)
Feb 27, 2019
Maria Hadden unseats long-time incumbent for aldermanic seat in North Side 49th Ward (Story)
Feb 21, 2019
Stateville inmates draw parallels between prison life, dystopian fiction at One Book event (Story)
Feb 13, 2019
Adam McKay brings stylistic flair to modern history in Dick Cheney biopic (Story)
Feb 13, 2019
From the Newsroom: Understanding the Students Publishing Company board (Story)
Jun 04, 2018
Wrongful conviction lawsuit against NU, former Medill Prof. David Protess reaches settlement (Story)
May 30, 2018
Al Cubbage prepares to step down after 2 decades as voice of Northwestern (Story)
May 25, 2018
Folk artists Amen Dunes, Lisa/Liza to perform at Philfest on Monday (Story)
May 25, 2018
ASG to propose replacing residential senator seats with undergraduate school representatives (Story)
May 15, 2018
Northwestern student Dominic Davis dies after battle with cancer (Story)
Apr 22, 2018
‘A Starry Night’ gala show brings current students, famous alumni together onstage (Story)
Apr 17, 2018
Northwestern alumni reunite for a one-night celebration of School of Communication’s star-studded legacy (Story)
Apr 12, 2018
One Book leads discussion on equality, freedom in maximum security prison (Story)
Mar 20, 2018
Medill announces Latinx, Hispanic multimedia journalism award to honor former Prof. Cecilia Vaisman (Story)
Mar 16, 2018
Students raise concerns about emergency notification system after gun scare (Story)
Mar 14, 2018
Students recount shock at ‘surreal’ gun scare on campus (Story)
Mar 09, 2018
Kipnis lawsuit moves forward as judge declines motion to dismiss the case (Story)
Mar 09, 2018
Northwestern, Feinberg students plan demonstrations for gun reform (Story)
Mar 06, 2018
Actor, rapper Riz Ahmed to speak at Northwestern (Story)
Mar 06, 2018
‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ is One Book One Northwestern choice for 2018-19 (Story)
Mar 05, 2018
Schapiro co-authors op-ed stressing importance of interdisciplinary education (Story)
Mar 02, 2018
Small chemical fire causes Cook Hall evacuation; no injuries reported (Story)
Feb 28, 2018
Loved ones remember Kenzie Krogh as selfless friend, resilient student (Story)
Feb 27, 2018
Northwestern junior Kenzie Krogh dies, cause of death unknown (Story)
Feb 26, 2018
Journalist, alum Joie Chen to serve as director of Medill’s D.C. programs (Story)
Feb 25, 2018
Second year of ‘Black Lives, Black Words’ to feature food drive, musical performances (Story)
Feb 23, 2018
Comedian Jenny Slate to speak on campus Thursday (Story)
Feb 20, 2018
Alan Cubbage to step down as Vice President for University Relations (Story)
Feb 19, 2018
Journalist E.J. Graff addresses activism, reporting in wake of #MeToo movement (Story)
Feb 18, 2018
In Focus: Under proposed housing plan, Northwestern’s residential life faces uncertain future (Story)
Feb 15, 2018
Student nonprofit collects foreign change for Boys & Girls Club (Story)
Feb 13, 2018
New tour guidelines highlight diversity efforts, cut backward walking (Story)
Feb 13, 2018
Medill freshman files discrimination complaint against Princeton Public Schools (Story)
Feb 10, 2018
Knox Fortune, Ravyn Lenae to perform at second A&O Chicago Benefit (Story)
Feb 05, 2018
Chemistry professor wins prestigious prize from Israeli technological institute (Story)
Feb 02, 2018
Norris evacuated after small fire from MegaShabbat preparations (Story)
Jan 31, 2018
Proposed housing framework faces pushback from students at forum (Story)
Jan 28, 2018
NU Law alum faces Senate Judiciary Committee hearing fraught by ‘blue slip’ controversy (Story)
Jan 24, 2018
Schapiro expresses concern over implications of endowment tax (Story)
Jan 21, 2018
Former patient files suit against Northwestern Memorial for alleged HIV exposure (Story)
Jan 19, 2018
Residential experience committee releases recommendations for new housing framework (Story)
Jan 11, 2018
New director named for Multicultural Student Affairs (Story)
Jan 08, 2018
Acceptance rates projected to fall as NU receives record number of applications (Story)
Dec 22, 2017
New York Times columnist to speak for MLK commemoration (Story)
Dec 11, 2017
Northwestern theater education leads Wildcats to Broadway success (Story)
Nov 21, 2017
Women’s Center remembers past, looks to future in 30th anniversary celebration (Story)
Nov 21, 2017
Theater chair Harvey Young prepares to leave NU for Boston (Story)
Nov 13, 2017
University Police investigating ‘IT’S OKAY TO BE WHITE’ posters found in Crowe Hall (Story)
Nov 10, 2017
University Police trains personnel in mental health first aid (Story)
Nov 08, 2017
Northwestern files amicus brief in support of DACA (Story)
Nov 06, 2017
Pritzker School of Law to use AI research tools in ‘access-to-justice’ work (Story)
Nov 03, 2017
Kellogg named best full-time MBA program in world by The Economist (Story)
Oct 31, 2017
Students plan rally in support of non-tenure eligible faculty (Story)
Oct 23, 2017
Northwestern Medicine study identifies molecules that kill cancer cells (Story)
Oct 22, 2017
School of Communication to create master’s program in acting (Story)
Oct 22, 2017
Majority of African Americans find Black Lives Matter effective, Northwestern study shows (Story)
Oct 13, 2017
Poet Kavi Ade performs as part of Rainbow Week (Story)
Oct 11, 2017
Northwestern commemorates 50th anniversary of Bursar’s Office takeover (Story)
Oct 04, 2017
Students, police respond to increased reports of rape in Annual Security Report (Story)
Oct 03, 2017
Lil Uzi Vert to headline A&O Blowout (Story)
Oct 02, 2017
Annual security report shows most reported rapes in 3 years for Evanston, Chicago campuses (Story)
Sep 29, 2017
Students challenge Arts Alliance callbacks, demand ‘racially respectful’ casting (Story)
Sep 28, 2017
Weinberg to create Native American and Indigenous Studies minor (Story)
Sep 26, 2017
Homecoming Parade canceled due to Sheridan Road construction (Story)
Sep 26, 2017
Renovated Mudd Library features expanded study space, new research tools (Story)
Sep 25, 2017
Alumni donate $1.5 million to establish engagement fund at Block Museum (Story)
Sep 21, 2017
Voter registration exceeds 96 percent among eligible first-year students (Story)
Sep 21, 2017
Medill Prof. Patty Loew named director of new center for Native American, indigenous research (Story)
Sep 19, 2017
More than 1,100 students, residents sign petition against proposed city high-rise (Story)
Sep 17, 2017
Student startup Unruled to sell notebooks at Beck’s Bookstore, D&D Finer Foods (Story)
Sep 12, 2017
Northwestern receives $10 million gift for graduate writing program (Story)
Sep 05, 2017
Schapiro, ASG condemn Trump’s decision to end DACA program (Story)
May 25, 2017
International students struggle to find employment in age of ‘Buy American, Hire American’ (Story)
May 25, 2017
SNL comedians take stage for stand-up show (Story)
May 23, 2017
Paul Zalmezak appointed as Evanston’s economic development manager (Story)
May 19, 2017
Northwestern junior goes viral with graphic design project (Story)
May 16, 2017
Bookmobile to showcase EPL’s digital collections (Story)
May 16, 2017
Mayfest serves up preview of Dillo Day food trucks (Story)
May 14, 2017
Making Evanston Equitable Together concludes Black Lives Matter sign campaign (Story)
May 09, 2017
Tenth annual writers’ festival hosts three prominent authors (Story)
Apr 26, 2017
Rock musical explores expectations of success (Story)
Apr 19, 2017
In third town hall, equity coordinator stresses need for engagement with city (Story)
Apr 10, 2017
Inaugural conference offers support for Evanston’s female entrepreneurs (Story)
Apr 04, 2017
Northwestern professor seeks to bring Arabic language instruction to public schools (Story)
Mar 01, 2017
Feinberg faculty member brings psychology background into playwriting (Story)
Feb 22, 2017
Communication sophomore stars in Chicago adaptation of ‘Macbeth’ (Story)
Feb 16, 2017
Alumnus creates artwork that’s good enough to eat (Story)
Feb 08, 2017
Wild and Scenic Film Festival highlights the human side of the great outdoors (Story)
Feb 02, 2017
Old friends make ‘New Work’ at the Evanston Art Center (Story)
Jan 26, 2017
Lipstick Theatre show discusses personal implications of politics (Story)
Jan 19, 2017
Quartet brings interplanetary jazz to Nevin’s Pub (Story)
Jan 18, 2017
Dolphin Show celebrates history in its 75th year (Story)
Nov 16, 2016
Evanston arts documentary receives nomination for regional Emmy (Story)
Nov 09, 2016
Music Institute concert to honor Chicago jazz legend Louis Armstrong (Story)
Nov 02, 2016
Northwestern, Evanston authors write books about election (Story)
Oct 26, 2016
Latest Dittmar exhibit breaks down traditional ideas of femininity (Story)
Oct 19, 2016
Evanston librarian hosts podcast featuring Chicago-area musicians (Story)
Oct 12, 2016
‘Grounded’ focuses on female empowerment, human empathy (Story)
Oct 05, 2016
Northwestern alumni open new performing arts venue in Evanston (Story)