The Daily Northwestern

Marissa Martinez
Marissa is a Medill junior studying journalism and Spanish. She has previously been a print managing editor, opinion editor and a campus/city reporter. She is a member of NABJ, NAHJ and AAJA, dances for Dale Duro Latin Dance Company, and is a two-time Peer Adviser for NSFP. You can reach Marissa via Twitter or email.

Marissa Martinez, Editor in Chief

Jun 24, 2020
Analysis | Northwestern’s relationship with NUPD, EPD (Story)
Jun 07, 2020
Reporting while black: Faculty, alumni talk experiences in journalism (Story)
May 30, 2020
Rapper Rico Nasty performs top hits, talks national protests during headline Dillo set (Story)
May 27, 2020
Rico Nasty announced as second mainstage artist for Digital Dillo (Story)
May 22, 2020
‘A dark cloud’: Evanston leaders concerned with disproportionate rates of coronavirus among black and Latino residents (Story)
May 11, 2020
President Schapiro announces anticipated budget deficit, 250 staff furloughs (Story)
Apr 22, 2020
Northwestern graduation ceremony moved online, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot to speak (Story)
Apr 11, 2020
The myth of the ‘great equalizer’: Preliminary data show black Evanston residents contract virus at higher rates (Story)
Apr 09, 2020
Northwestern reaches eighth case of coronavirus, first confirmed student case (Story)
Apr 06, 2020
Letter from the editor: The Daily and the pandemic (Story)
Apr 06, 2020
Northwestern extends remote learning for rest of spring quarter (Story)
Mar 31, 2020
Northwestern to move to Pass/No Pass grading system for Spring Quarter (Story)
Mar 20, 2020
Northwestern moves to ‘essential’ staff, faculty and students only on campus (Story)
Mar 15, 2020
Novedades sobre el coronavirus: El Daily’s cobertura en desarrollo (Story)
Feb 12, 2020
Sorry, not sorry: Alums Charlie Hall and Jack Price debut comedy web series “Sorry, Charlie” (Story)
Feb 12, 2020
Reel Thoughts: ‘The Photograph’ underdevelops characters, plotline (Story)
Jan 22, 2020
Reel Thoughts: ‘1917’ is a bloody good movie worthy of all the nominations (Story)
Jan 09, 2020
City charges dropped against Northwestern students for Sessions protests (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 22, 2019
Space flight changes the gut microbiome, study finds (Story)
Aug 13, 2019
Evanston man charged with sexual assault after posing as ride share driver (Story)
Aug 13, 2019
City manager to leave Evanston after 10 years for Washington state position (Story)
Aug 06, 2019
Lollapalooza 2019: Day 4 recap (Story)
Aug 04, 2019
Lollapalooza 2019: Day 3 recap (Story)
Aug 02, 2019
Who Asked You: The recap for people who fell asleep during the second debates (Story)
Jul 30, 2019
Researchers find current academic conference codes don’t prevent sexual misconduct, discrimination (Story)
Jul 30, 2019
Researching shark spines may lead to clues about human bone health (Story)
Jul 26, 2019
Who Asked You: The Squad vs. Pelosi, Campaign Spending and Tailgates?! (Story)
Jul 22, 2019
Captured: Pitchfork Music Festival Day Three (Story)
Jul 20, 2019
Captured: Pitchfork Music Festival Day One (Story)
Jul 17, 2019
City makes changes to improve parking, payment options (Story)
Jul 16, 2019
Researchers find biracial people face unique set of stereotypes (Story)
Jul 12, 2019
Northwestern, Evanston release statements prior to possible ICE raids on Sunday (Story)
Jul 11, 2019
Who Asked You?: This week’s rundown, July 12 (Story)
Jul 06, 2019
Gas prices increase in Illinois following Pritzker’s infrastructure plan (Story)
Jun 29, 2019
Who Asked You: Recapping the First Democratic Debates (Story)
Jun 29, 2019
Warren discusses candidacy, campaign platform during town hall (Story)
Jun 26, 2019
Illinois governor legalizes recreational marijuana (Story)
Jun 22, 2019
Illinois residents prepare for possible nationwide ICE raids this weekend (Story)
Jun 22, 2019
Commencement speaker Lonnie Bunch reminds graduating students to ‘fight the good fight’ (Story)
May 31, 2019
In Focus: As student mental health concerns rise, parents and social workers worry District 65 services aren’t equitable (Story)
May 28, 2019
From the Newsroom: The new role of Diversity and Inclusion Editor (Story)
May 24, 2019
Women’s Tennis: Clarissa Hand loses in second round of NCAA Singles Championships (Story)
May 16, 2019
Soul4Real continues the magic 10 years later (Story)
May 14, 2019
Journalists discuss how to cover refugees, asylum seekers (Story)
May 12, 2019
First Northwestern Black Hair Expo showcases vendors, product samples (Story)
May 07, 2019
Women’s Tennis: Wildcats fall to Princeton in first round of NCAA Tournament (Story)
May 07, 2019
Muslims, non-Muslims break fast during community iftar (Story)
May 01, 2019
From the Newsroom: The Daily’s decision to use the word “racist” (Story)
Apr 19, 2019
First-generation, low-income students discuss hypocrisies of the college admissions scandal (Story)
Apr 17, 2019
Northwestern’s Charlie Hall guest stars on Veep and delves into the world of comedy (Story)
Apr 16, 2019
ASG senators to file petition for student autonomy in the Black House (Story)
Apr 02, 2019
A&O to host Roma producer Gabriela Rodriguez (Story)
Mar 08, 2019
Martinez: Saying goodbye to Opinion — but not the lessons (Story)
Feb 27, 2019
Opinion: The history of black journalists in newsrooms, explained (Story)
Feb 26, 2019
Martinez: The Oscars are getting better — but there’s still a disconnect (Story)
Feb 26, 2019
Martinez: Why “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” is my Best Picture (Story)
Feb 26, 2019
Martinez: Why “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” is my Best Picture (Story)
Feb 19, 2019
Martinez: What Yalitza Aparicio’s role means for indigenous representation (Story)
Feb 11, 2019
Off Script: Hollywood, stop pushing the tragic mulatto trope (Story)
Feb 06, 2019
Martinez: Gifted education is systematically denied to minority students (Story)
Jan 28, 2019
Martinez: Stop silencing multilingual people (Story)
Jan 22, 2019
Martinez: Deifying politicians will only hurt us more later (Story)
Jan 15, 2019
Martinez: This election season, don’t ignore black journalists — again (Story)
Jan 08, 2019
Martinez: Diversity is not an empty promise (Story)
Nov 27, 2018
An opinion editors’ guide to surviving the holidays with relatives (Story)
Nov 04, 2018
Martinez: Voting will not solve all our problems (Story)
Oct 15, 2018
Martinez: Huerta’s impact should not be erased (Story)
Oct 07, 2018
Martinez: Van Dyke verdict is the first step of a long journey (Story)
Oct 02, 2018
Martinez: YA novels still resonate years later (Story)
Oct 02, 2018
Martinez: What I learned as a Peer Adviser (Story)
Jun 20, 2018
Evanston celebrates Juneteenth at Fleetwood-Jourdain Community Center (Story)
May 30, 2018
Martinez: Opinion section should try to move beyond limitations (Story)
May 22, 2018
Martinez: Rappers shouldn’t have to censor the N-word for non-black fans (Story)
May 16, 2018
Martinez: Students’ lack of reading shouldn’t be shamed (Story)
May 09, 2018
Martinez: Don’t call Glover a genius yet (Story)
May 02, 2018
Martinez: Dolezal documentary more damaging than helpful (Story)
Apr 24, 2018
Martinez: Coming to terms with Kanye’s tweets (Story)
Apr 19, 2018
Martinez: Journalists, consumers should be cognizant of study funding (Story)
Apr 15, 2018
Martinez: Journalists should use more accessible language (Story)
Apr 02, 2018
Martinez: Reaffirming my Korean identity (Story)
Mar 07, 2018
Martinez: Oscars continue to miss the mark (Story)
Feb 25, 2018
Martinez: Arming teachers only creates more problems (Story)
Feb 18, 2018
Martinez: ‘Black Panther’ signifies new era in representation (Story)
Feb 07, 2018
Martinez: Students can find ways to celebrate black culture both on, off NU campus (Story)
Jan 22, 2018
Martinez: Ansari allegations should not be dismissed in #MeToo conversation (Story)
Nov 10, 2017
Nontraditional Evanston school hosts grand opening, ribbon-cutting ceremony (Story)
Nov 08, 2017
Political journalists discuss changing media coverage during Trump Presidency (Story)
Oct 30, 2017
Day of the Dead celebration sees increased attendance, showcases city’s ‘cultural richness’ (Story)