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Daisy Conant

Daisy is a senior staffer at The Daily covering local and national politics (and the occasional student-interest story). A junior from Chicago, IL., she is majoring in journalism and American studies. She has previously served as copy chief, development & recruitment editor, and has held multiple assistant desk editorships. Outside of the Daily, she has worked as a breaking news intern for MSNBC and served as a research fellow for the Deportation Research Clinic. You can reach her via Twitter or email.

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Nov 08, 2020
Students celebrate rebuke of Trump, cautious of Biden’s centrism (Story)
Nov 04, 2020
Election results unclear as Michigan, Pennsylvania, other battleground states still counting votes (Story)
Nov 03, 2020
Students reflect on living in key swing states during contentious election cycle (Story)
Nov 02, 2020
Evanston poll workers, polling places express confidence in coronavirus precautions ahead of Tuesday’s election (Story)
Oct 23, 2020
Trump and Biden dig into COVID-19, immigration in final debate (Story)
Oct 15, 2020
Office of Equity talks changes to Title IX policy at October Faculty Senate meeting (Story)
Oct 14, 2020
Does it spark joy? (Story)
Oct 08, 2020
Harris and Pence clash over Trump’s coronavirus response in vice presidential debate (Story)
Oct 01, 2020
Civic leaders, organizers discuss impact of EPD limiting practice of arresting minors (Story)
Sep 30, 2020
President Trump questions election’s integrity in chaotic first presidential debate (Story)
Aug 16, 2020
What’s the Quarter system? An insider’s guide to the academic system at NU (Story)
Aug 12, 2020
“We’re all out of the Serif, would you like the Salad?”: McCormick sophomore creates new course scheduling platform (Story)
Jul 06, 2020
Evanston food assistance programs adapt to pandemic precautions amidst growing food insecurity (Story)
Jun 23, 2020
Students, professors discuss Supreme Court decision to block DACA rescission (Story)
Jun 23, 2020
Estudiantes, profesores discutir decisión de Corte Suprema bloquear DACA rescisión (Story)
Jun 05, 2020
Students share petition calling to reopen investigation into shooting of NU student Bobby Russ by police 21 years after his death (Story)
Jun 04, 2020
ASG passes emergency resolution affirming University commitment to black student demands, donation legislation (Story)
May 26, 2020
Northwestern team receives grant to develop virus-deactivating mask (Story)
May 19, 2020
Let’s talk about (non-normative) sex: NU Sex Week emphasizes inclusion, community in this year’s programming (Story)
May 14, 2020
Two more contractors test positive for COVID-19 (Story)
May 06, 2020
NU scientists develop new antibody test for COVID-19 (Story)
Apr 29, 2020
ASG passes first Constitutional Amendment over Zoom (Story)
Apr 23, 2020
One more student, employee test positive for COVID-19 (Story)
Apr 16, 2020
NSFP adjusts spring training in light of remote learning, plans for Wildcat Welcome (Story)
Apr 14, 2020
Former Feinberg Prof. denied release from jail to help with COVID-19 research (Story)
Apr 12, 2020
Medill professors sign open letter condemning Fox News for misleading coronavirus coverage (Story)
Apr 10, 2020
Supreme Court decision disrupts students’ voting plan (Story)
Feb 27, 2020
(Sun)Rise Up: ETHS students take on climate crisis (Story)
Jan 29, 2020
Evanston community members weigh in on new SNAP requirements, impact (Story)
Nov 06, 2019
Former U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks at Northwestern on Trump’s presidency, policies (Story)
Nov 04, 2019
Three months after the El Paso shooting, students from city discuss the shooting, aftermath (Story)
Oct 29, 2019
Campus Climate Survey breakdown: Analyzing rates, perception, awareness of sexual misconduct, assault at Northwestern (Story)
Oct 24, 2019
Students weigh in on Democratic presidential primary race (Story)
Oct 20, 2019
Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg speaks at UChicago Institute of Politics (Story)
Oct 09, 2019
2020 Breakdown: Where do the top polling democratic candidates stand on higher education policy? (Story)
Sep 26, 2019
Financial Aid, International Office unaffected by Trump “public charge” rule announcement (Story)
Sep 25, 2019
Northwestern professors weigh in on Pelosi’s call for impeachment inquiry (Story)
Sep 25, 2019
Northwestern professors weigh in on Pelosi’s call for impeachment inquiry (Story)
Sep 23, 2019
President Schapiro co-bylines op-ed on the threat of academic espionage (Story)
Sep 14, 2019
Candidates clash over gun control, public education in third round of debates (Story)
Aug 23, 2019
Who represents you? A guide to on- and off-campus political officials (Story)
Jul 31, 2019
Ideological divide on the first night of debates separates progressives and moderates in the second round (Story)
Jun 27, 2019
Democratic presidential hopefuls discuss free college, climate change in first debate (Story)
May 31, 2019
Illinois bill seeks to expand financial aid to undocumented and transgender students (Story)
Mar 07, 2019
Theater Wit explores themes of white guilt, university diversity with ‘Admissions’ (Story)
Feb 27, 2019
Lovers & Madmen’s winter mainstage brings fresh perspective to biblical tales (Story)
Feb 20, 2019
Purple Crayon Players to produce ‘a magical performance’ with ‘The Phantom Tollbooth’ (Story)
Feb 14, 2019
A ‘Village of Love’ comes to Chicago to support Planned Parenthood (Story)
Jan 31, 2019
Dance Center Evanston celebrates 25 years of operation with anniversary performance (Story)
Jan 23, 2019
“Caravans of Gold” exhibition presents first-of-its-kind look into medieval African art, trade (Story)
Nov 26, 2018
As University prepares for new Title IX rules, survivor advocates worry (Story)
Nov 11, 2018
Students hold self-defense classes after three reports of men targeting women at night (Story)
Oct 22, 2018
Students name protecting reproductive rights as motivation to vote (Story)
Oct 09, 2018
You’re most likely average, study says (Story)
Oct 07, 2018
Student reactions to Kavanaugh confirmation echo a polarizing process (Story)