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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

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‘This story is not going to go away’: Panelists discuss the implications of Dobbs v. Jackson decision

July 13, 2022

Pritzker School of Law, Feinberg School of Medicine and Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications hosted an online panel to discuss the potential implications of the Dobbs...

Letter to the Editor: Shirola misses the mark on the 14th amendment

February 29, 2020

On February 24, Wesley Shirola wrote a groundless opinion piece criticizing the 14th amendment — the amendment that allowed slaves, my ancestors, to become naturalized citizens, and now, all individuals...

Shirola: It’s time to end birthright citizenship

February 25, 2020

In the final years of the Civil War and the subsequent Reconstruction Era, a debate was raging in Congress in regard to the rights of former slaves newly freed by the 1863 Emancipation Proclamation. The...

A federal judge limited same-day voter registration in Illinois on Tuesday. Opponents of the law said it disadvantaged rural voters.

Judge strikes down same-day voter registration at polling places in Illinois

September 29, 2016

Illinois residents will not be able to register at polling precincts the same day they vote this fall, after a federal judge struck down a state law facilitating same-day voter registration on Tuesday. The...

Cohen: Struggling with a burning Baltimore

Cohen: Struggling with a burning Baltimore

April 29, 2015

Scrolling through Facebook recently, I saw friends of all different racial and socioeconomic backgrounds posting articles about Baltimore with a similar message: Don’t criticize the violence; it’s...

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