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The Daily Northwestern

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


Ortiz: An egalitarian Northwestern

Ortiz: An egalitarian Northwestern

January 23, 2022

Throughout my life, I’ve acutely understood my class position and reliance on the welfare state. From living in New York City in a homeless shelter to living in public housing and then needing heavy...

A silhouette of a person against a corkboard with post-its on it.

How to work through doubts and imposter syndrome as an incoming Wildcat

August 15, 2021

Between a photo booth strip from my high school prom and a gym schedule that hosts all the stickers I’ve acquired throughout college, there are two purple Post-it Notes on the corkboard that hangs over...

A line graph showcasing the University’s acceptance rate throughout the years. It shows the acceptance rate from 2010 to 2021.

Northwestern’s acceptance rate falls to 6.8 percent, lowest in University history

April 8, 2021

Northwestern accepted 6.8 percent of the 47,633 first-year applications received for the Class of 2025, according to University spokesperson Jon Yates.   This year’s acceptance rate is a steep decrease...

Senior associate director of admission F. Sheppard Shanley stands between Carrie Radovich (Weinberg ‘87), on the left, and Stacey Lauren (Communication ‘87), on the right, at a recent reunion for the class of ‘87. Over the years, Shanley has kept in contact with many students, many of whom are now alumni.

Senior associate director of admission F. Sheppard Shanley to retire after helping recruit 50 classes of students

June 10, 2020

When Senior Associate Director of Admission F. Sheppard Shanley first decided to take a job in the Northwestern Office of Undergraduate Admission, he had been a high school teacher for four years and wanted...

President Morton Schapiro at last year’s ‘Conversations with the President.’

Schapiro talks fall quarter, admissions and #StopAdani in ‘Conversations with the President’

May 19, 2020

University President Morton Schapiro discussed topics ranging from admissions data to contingency plans for Fall Quarter in Tuesday’s “Conversations with the President.” The Northwestern University...

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