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Gabby Birenbaum
Gabby is a Medill junior from Arlington, Virginia studying journalism and political science. She has previously served as The Daily's campus editor, social media editor, web editor and an assistant campus editor. Outside of The Daily, Gabby recently returned from studying abroad in Madrid and is on a quest to find good Iberian ham in Chicago. You can reach her via email or Twitter.

Gabby Birenbaum, In Focus Editor

Jun 14, 2020
Endowments: What are they good for? (Story)
May 04, 2020
Coronavirus Consequences: Recession could spell long-term losses for Generation Z (Story)
Apr 29, 2020
How Northwestern’s peer schools are planning for the fall (Story)
Apr 20, 2020
As tensions rise nationally over tuition, Northwestern parents weigh in (Story)
Apr 15, 2020
Northwestern to receive $8.5 million in federal stimulus funding (Story)
Apr 06, 2020
Millions of college students left out of coronavirus stimulus payments (Story)
Mar 31, 2020
Former NU parent Elizabeth Henriquez sentenced to seven months (Story)
Feb 19, 2020
Fossil Free Georgetown’s success underscores strength of national divestment movement (Story)
Feb 19, 2020
Medill junior Marissa Martinez named The Daily’s next editor in chief (Story)
Jan 21, 2020
The budget surplus, explained (Story)
Jan 09, 2020
Endowment decreases after underperformance, deficit spending (Story)
Oct 17, 2019
Who Asked You: Five takeaways from debate No. 4 (Story)
Oct 12, 2019
Who Asked You: The Phat Impeachment Episode (Story)
Sep 18, 2019
Who Asked You: Live from Madrid, It’s Debate #3 (Story)
Aug 02, 2019
Who Asked You: The recap for people who fell asleep during the second debates (Story)
Jul 26, 2019
Who Asked You: The Squad vs. Pelosi, Campaign Spending and Tailgates?! (Story)
Jul 11, 2019
Who Asked You?: This week’s rundown, July 12 (Story)
Jun 29, 2019
Who Asked You: Recapping the First Democratic Debates (Story)
Jun 03, 2019
Patricia Telles-Irvin, vice president for student affairs, dies at 63 (Story)
May 31, 2019
Amidst backlog woes, research office increases staff, though concerns remain (Story)
May 30, 2019
MSA announces temporary Black House location (Story)
May 27, 2019
FMO brings all-black lineup to Dillo second stage in first year of co-sponsorship (Story)
May 26, 2019
R&B singer Teyana Taylor to be daytime headliner at Dillo Day (Story)
May 23, 2019
Indie rock band Hippo Campus to be Dillo opening act (Story)
May 23, 2019
Medill Dean voted to American Society of Magazine Editors board (Story)
May 23, 2019
Award-winning songwriter Lindy Robbins joins Johnny Mercer Foundation Songwriters Project (Story)
May 22, 2019
Northwestern Medicine and Google use AI to improve lung cancer detection (Story)
May 22, 2019
Pop-up restaurant company FOODWORKS to bring local cuisine to Norris (Story)
May 21, 2019
Students reflect on ‘Game of Thrones’ finale, legacy (Story)
May 20, 2019
Pop artist Daya to perform at Dillo Day (Story)
May 15, 2019
Australian DJ Anna Lunoe to perform at Dillo Day as EDM Artist (Story)
May 14, 2019
A&O to host ‘BlacKkKlansman’ screenwriter, real life progratonist to campus (Story)
May 14, 2019
From loan cancellation to Pell Grant expansion: Democratic candidates’ ideas for higher education (Story)
May 13, 2019
Financial aid now available for four years rather than 12 quarters (Story)
May 08, 2019
UP investigating racist hate mail sent to Prof. Barnor Hesse (Story)
May 08, 2019
ASG in the ‘90s: Past presidents included frat stars, cult leaders (Story)
May 08, 2019
Journalism Prof. Jessica Hullman receives Microsoft Research Faculty Fellowship (Story)
May 06, 2019
Northwestern, University of Illinois launch database of twins for research (Story)
May 06, 2019
Northwestern students stay in to watch ‘Fashion’s Night Out’ (Story)
May 05, 2019
Mathematics Prof. Bryna Kra elected to the National Academy of Sciences (Story)
May 02, 2019
Overlooked: Female engineers struggle with lack of equity, but find solidarity with female professors (Story)
May 01, 2019
With Simpson Querrey about to open, research administrators struggle with grant proposal backlog (Story)
Apr 29, 2019
In interview, Provost Holloway connects his academic plan to the University’s financial future (Story)
Apr 29, 2019
Northwestern sets its eyes on a new decade (Story)
Apr 24, 2019
Northwestern Qatar Dean Everette Dennis reflects on the campus’ first decade (Story)
Apr 24, 2019
In interview, Provost Holloway lays out academic vision of interdisciplinary collaboration (Story)
Apr 24, 2019
Northwestern President Schapiro says he reads applications of some legacy, donor students (Story)
Apr 24, 2019
Institute for Sustainability and Energy launches Program on Plastics, Ecosystems and Public Health Program (Story)
Apr 24, 2019
Northwestern police confirms third “It’s okay to be white” message found on campus (Story)
Apr 24, 2019
Advocacy organization says Northwestern should retool early decision, eliminate legacy admissions (Story)
Apr 23, 2019
University President Morton Schapiro opposes test-optional admission, says he worries about ‘resiliency’ of younger generation of students (Story)
Apr 23, 2019
A$AP Ferg to headline Dillo Day (Story)
Apr 23, 2019
University president Morton Schapiro talks free speech rhetoric, diversity and inclusion (Story)
Apr 23, 2019
Rhaeos, BrewBike win over $500,000 in pitch competition (Story)
Apr 21, 2019
Vice president for research Jay Walsh named a finalist to be next president of University of South Carolina (Story)
Apr 19, 2019
Pritzker profs. say content of Mueller report is grounds for impeachment (Story)
Apr 18, 2019
Northwestern parents charged in college admissions scheme plead not guilty (Story)
Apr 17, 2019
‘Hidden Figures’ named One Book One Northwestern for 2019-20 (Story)
Apr 15, 2019
Medill alum David Barstow wins record fourth Pulitzer Prize for reporting on Trump’s finances (Story)
Apr 14, 2019
Northwestern announces 3.9 percent tuition hike for 2019-2020, the largest increase in 7 years (Story)
Apr 14, 2019
As her term comes to a close, ASG president Emily Ash looks back on legacy of space, working with administrators (Story)
Apr 10, 2019
National Alliance on Mental Illness and CAPS partner to create “NAMI on Campus” (Story)
Apr 09, 2019
Counselors, test prep and parents who will do anything: Inside the world of college admissions for the wealthy (Story)
Apr 09, 2019
Prosecutors unveil new charges against Northwestern parents accused of participating in college admissions scheme (Story)
Apr 08, 2019
560 Lincoln and Kemper residents struggle to sleep amidst construction on Campus Drive (Story)
Apr 08, 2019
NU chapter of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority placed on probation by national headquarters (Story)
Apr 04, 2019
Henriquezes appear in court on charges of fraud; judge sets conditions of release (Story)
Apr 04, 2019
Less than two months after ASG resolution, Residential Services rolls out gender-open housing expansion (Story)
Apr 04, 2019
Sigma Chi’s suspension lifted by national headquarters (Story)
Apr 03, 2019
President Schapiro, top administrators discuss budget, diversity in conversation at Chicago campus (Story)
Apr 03, 2019
Northwestern acceptance rate rises for first time in 10 years (Story)
Apr 03, 2019
Northwestern to host New Yorker theater critic Hilton Als (Story)
Mar 01, 2019
Men’s Basketball: Poor shooting, turnovers plague Cats as they lose ninth straight to Minnesota (Story)
Feb 25, 2019
In God we trust?: Despite national politicization, Islam remains inspiration for activism (Story)
Feb 19, 2019
For President Schapiro, Jewish faith comes before his role as president (Story)
Feb 13, 2019
The stunning acting and emotional script begin a movie star-making turn for Lady Gaga (Story)
Feb 08, 2019
Candidates face a crowded field in the Chicago mayoral Election (Story)
Feb 04, 2019
In God we trust?: Jewish students’ relationships to Israel, like the country itself, are complicated (Story)
Jan 24, 2019
In God we trust?: Young Life leaders bring Christianity to North Shore teens — though it’s not for everyone (Story)
Nov 27, 2018
Evanston to host many holiday offerings this December (Story)
Nov 04, 2018
I’m Running: Communication alum Dana Balter campaigns for education policy in New York congressional run (Story)
Oct 26, 2018
I’m Running: Kellogg alum Cindy Axne competes in ‘must-win’ Iowa race (Story)
Oct 21, 2018
I’m Running: Weinberg alum Justin Kanew faces uphill battle in Tennessee Republican stronghold (Story)
Oct 16, 2018
Actress Sophia Bush of One Tree Hill comes to campus to encourage young people to vote (Story)
Oct 09, 2018
District 202 reports on summer school, activities, discipline still show racial disparities (Story)
Oct 04, 2018
U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky arrested while striking for union rights (Story)
Aug 23, 2018
Associated Student Government: The year in review (Story)
Aug 23, 2018
New food service provider to change campus dining experience (Story)
Jun 01, 2018
Deerfield Management pledges $65 million to Northwestern for drug development (Story)
May 31, 2018
Community engagement resolution presented at ASG Senate (Story)
May 30, 2018
ASG Senate seat apportionment reform presented at forum (Story)
May 24, 2018
Compass presents food service plan, dining hall renovations at ASG Senate (Story)
May 22, 2018
University updates Alcohol and Other Drug Resources website (Story)
May 16, 2018
ASG Senate passes election commission guidelines form (Story)
May 16, 2018
Former congressman Allen West speaks at College Republicans event (Story)
May 14, 2018
Sid Ahuja elected ASG vice president for student activities (Story)
May 10, 2018
Weinberg junior Julia Shenkman confirmed as ASG chief of staff (Story)
May 10, 2018
Kellogg hosts Global Women’s Summit to discuss challenges for women in business (Story)
May 09, 2018
ASG parliamentarian, new chief of staff introduce changes to election guidelines (Story)
May 06, 2018
Former ASG president launches Chicago mayoral campaign (Story)
May 03, 2018
ASG Senate confirms 9 vice presidents (Story)
May 03, 2018
Bienen awards pianist Marc-André Hamelin with prize in piano performance (Story)
Apr 30, 2018
Dining transition, tuition increase, Latinx Asian American Collective discussed at community dialogue (Story)
Apr 25, 2018
ASG Senate aims to legitimize student organizations’ usage of Venmo (Story)
Apr 25, 2018
Federal judge rules Trump administration must resume DACA, accept new applicants (Story)
Apr 24, 2018
Inspired by time abroad, NU students launch bike-rental company Free Flow (Story)
Apr 22, 2018
Office of Diversity and Inclusion revamps annual report (Story)
Apr 19, 2018
Austin Gardner, members of ASG A&I committee resign (Story)
Apr 18, 2018
Patterson, Ash sworn in as ASG president, executive vice president (Story)
Apr 17, 2018
Two graduate students win fellowship for children of immigrants (Story)
Apr 17, 2018
CTSS to host journalist Jonathan Martin, political operative Amanda Litman (Story)
Apr 13, 2018
Weinberg juniors Patterson, Ash win ASG election (Story)
Apr 12, 2018
ASG Senate overhauls student organization funding system (Story)
Apr 11, 2018
Patterson, Kim discuss mental health, ASG reform at first debate (Story)
Apr 10, 2018
Patterson’s campaign committed 2 ASG code violations, election commissioner says (Story)
Apr 09, 2018
ASG cancels first debate between presidential candidates (Story)
Apr 08, 2018
Chemistry Prof. William Dichtel named a Guggenheim Fellow (Story)
Apr 08, 2018
Former Northwestern law professor Anthony D’Amato dies at 81 (Story)
Apr 05, 2018
Patterson, Ash emphasize combined experience, academic equity in ASG run (Story)
Apr 05, 2018
ASG elects freshman Adam Downing as speaker of the Senate (Story)
Apr 04, 2018
Justine Kim, Sky Patterson announce ASG presidential candidacies (Story)
Mar 07, 2018
Trump campaign economic advisor talks about Republican tax plan, state of the economy (Story)
Mar 05, 2018
Northwestern gears up for 44th Dance Marathon this weekend (Story)
Feb 21, 2018
Muslim basketball player speaks on faith, discrimination during Discover Islam Week event (Story)
Feb 20, 2018
Artist examines black womanhood in ‘100 Acts of Resistance’ (Story)
Feb 11, 2018
Medill sophomore starts Queer Reader, an LGBTQ magazine (Story)
Feb 07, 2018
Teach-in explores free speech issues in historical, modern contexts (Story)
Jan 25, 2018
Northwestern, ASG seek student feedback on changes to sexual misconduct policy (Story)
Jan 18, 2018
NU alum surprises himself with two-day ‘Jeopardy!’ streak (Story)
Jan 10, 2018
Provost Holloway alerts Faculty Senate about upcoming budget deficit (Story)
Nov 09, 2017
Sustainability council presents environmental plan to Faculty Senate (Story)
Oct 27, 2017
ASG senators pass emergency legislation to support non-tenure eligible faculty union (Story)
Oct 23, 2017
Northwestern alumni perform, raise funds for local housing nonprofit (Story)
Oct 13, 2017
Visual art nonprofit launches Evanston Mural Arts Program (Story)
Oct 03, 2017
ETHS hosts open house for latest student-constructed home (Story)