The Daily Northwestern

Austin Benavides
Austin is a Medill sophomore double majoring in journalism and history. He is now the Development Editor and has previously been an assistant campus editor. Austin is an active member of the first-generation, low-income community and enjoys going to Latinx cultural events across campus. You can reach him via email or Twitter.

Austin Benavides, Print Managing Editor

Aug 17, 2020
Benavides: I have hope that more FGLI students will change our campus for the better (Story)
Jul 26, 2020
Benavides: Now is the time to get rid of toxic productivity culture (Story)
Jun 30, 2020
Benavides: Voter suppression will run rampant if we don’t stop it (Story)
Jun 22, 2020
Benavides: Recent coverage shows the media has failed to fix the same problems of its past (Story)
Mar 16, 2020
Provost Holloway announced all undergraduate finals would be optional. Some professors still plan to require them. (Story)
Mar 15, 2020
McCormick dean: All final exams will be optional for undergraduates (Story)
Mar 12, 2020
Medill cancels all Spring Quarter Journalism Residencies (Story)
Mar 11, 2020
Northwestern extends Spring Break, moves classes online for first three weeks of Spring Quarter (Story)
Mar 11, 2020
Northwestern cancels Wildcat Days, prospective student programming through mid-April (Story)
Mar 07, 2020
“If we don’t get it, shut it down:” Fossil Free Northwestern blocks Sheridan Road in call for divestment (Story)
Mar 03, 2020
Board of Trustees chairman: John Evans’ name removal will not be reconsidered, Evans’ conduct was “exemplary” (Story)
Feb 17, 2020
McCormick freshman to appear on Jeopardy this April (Story)
Feb 12, 2020
NU Alum Christina Chaey is slicing and dicing her way into Bon Appétit’s “Test Kitchen” videos (Story)
Feb 11, 2020
Women’s Center director Sekile M. Nzinga named interim chief diversity officer (Story)
Jan 28, 2020
CAPS set to hire five new counselors for this academic year (Story)
Jan 27, 2020
Family, friends remember the life of Matthew Gerdisch (Story)
Jan 23, 2020
Medill graduate Philip Jacobson arrested in Indonesia after alleged visa violation (Story)
Jan 16, 2020
Chief Diversity Officer Jabbar Bennett to step down mid-February (Story)
Jan 14, 2020
Researchers discuss the state of Kurds in Turkey and their portrayal in U.S. media (Story)
Jan 13, 2020
2020 Vision: Medill dean Charles Whitaker reflects on past challenges, talks expanding existing opportunities (Story)
Jan 04, 2020
NU-Q professor in residence Craig LaMay named school’s acting dean (Story)
Dec 17, 2019
NU-Q Dean Everette Dennis to step down from role on Jan. 1, take family health leave (Story)
May 31, 2019
Illinois bill seeks to expand financial aid to undocumented and transgender students (Story)
May 30, 2019
Compass peer mentor program gives FGLI students a place to call home (Story)
May 29, 2019
Jordyn Ricard earns record ninth undergraduate research grant (Story)
May 23, 2019
Student collective celebrates being a black man in first Black Boy Joy Week (Story)
May 16, 2019
David Kidwell talks Illinois corruption and press transparency at SPJ event (Story)
May 13, 2019
Swarms of gnats bug Northwestern students (Story)
May 09, 2019
Illinois House bill would classify graduate and research assistants as employees (Story)
May 06, 2019
Ballet Folklórico and Mariachi NU spread Latinx culture at their annual spring showcases (Story)
May 01, 2019
Northwestern will host diversity workshops for faculty and graduate students (Story)
Apr 30, 2019
Student coalition revives Freedom Seder after five-year hiatus (Story)
Apr 28, 2019
Frederick Hemke, award-winning saxophone professor at Northwestern, dies at 83 (Story)
Apr 23, 2019
University says it ‘will not tolerate’ racist incidents after second racist sticker found on campus (Story)
Apr 17, 2019
Paid sick leave available to work-study students (Story)
Apr 16, 2019
Political Union debates cancel culture (Story)
Apr 12, 2019
Weinberg Prof. Bill Savage talks gentrification in Rogers Park, social justice at community event (Story)
Apr 11, 2019
Applications to Summer Internship Grant Program rise for sixth consecutive year (Story)
Apr 07, 2019
Latin dance group Dale Duro takes first steps (Story)
Apr 03, 2019
David McCraw discusses new book about his role as New York Times legal counsel (Story)
Mar 08, 2019
Northwestern researchers roll out new sensor to track newborn vital signs (Story)
Feb 28, 2019
After losing access to University vans, Campus Kitchens struggles with transportation costs (Story)
Feb 25, 2019
Proposal for personal security alarms wins second annual Improve NU competition (Story)
Feb 11, 2019
Low-income students struggle to stay warm despite SES efforts (Story)
Jan 27, 2019
Northwestern researchers build toward 3D-printable habitat on Mars (Story)
Nov 13, 2018
Obama press secretary and speechwriter speculate on 2020 presidential nominee, talk future of political landscape (Story)
Oct 21, 2018
Well into the second decade of the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars, students, faculty question the country’s involvement (Story)
Oct 01, 2018
Northwestern Career Advancement highlights networking opportunities at annual career fair (Story)