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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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Two years of NU COVID-19 testing requirements and dwindling enforcement

April 11, 2022

Since students were allowed to return to campus in winter 2021, Northwestern has implemented a series of testing requirements which have changed according to the public health landscape and national guidance. Last...

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Northwestern announces COVID-19 procedures for Spring Quarter, hope for an in-person Fall Quarter

March 11, 2021

Northwestern announced adjustments to the contact tracing and quarantine procedure and new COVID-19 updates for Spring Break and Spring Quarter. The Thursday email from Provost Kathleen Hagerty and...

Students standing in a line outside the Donald P. Jacobs Center waiting to get tested

NU implements new rapid testing policy, sparking mixed opinions

March 5, 2021

Due to an increase in the campus COVID-19 positivity rate, the University began requiring students to complete one Abbott rapid antigen test in addition to the typical Color test each week. According...

A sign on the Donald P. Jacobs Center that reads “Welcome Wildcats! Testing Entry Ahead”

NU resumes Color testing after shipping delays resolve

February 26, 2021

Northwestern will resume COVID-19 testing with Color on Mar. 1 after winter storm-related test shipment delays prompted the University to pause testing with the company, according to a Friday email. Starting...

A sign on the Donald P. Jacobs Center that reads “Welcome Wildcats! Testing Entry Ahead”

Northwestern temporarily halts Color COVID-19 testing, students must test twice a week

February 21, 2021

Northwestern is temporarily halting the COVID-19 testing system operated through Color laboratories and switching to a partnership with Abbott in response to weather-related shipping delays, according...

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