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

The Daily Northwestern


About 100 staff members attended the fireside chat with University President Michael Schill in Norris University Center Tuesday afternoon.

University President Michael Schill talks athletics, affirmative action at fireside chat with staff

October 10, 2023

University President Michael Schill shared priorities and goals for his second year at Northwestern with a group of approximately 100 staff members Tuesday afternoon at Norris University Center. Throughout...

The University’s new application asks applicants which backgrounds and identities have impacted how they see themselves engaging with the NU community.

Northwestern adapts new application process in wake of Supreme Court affirmative action ruling

September 26, 2023

For the first time in more than a decade, Northwestern’s undergraduate admissions application will not feature a version of the perennial “Why Northwestern” essay this 2023-24 admissions cycle. The...

A gavel placed over a pie chart with different-sized slices representing students of different skin tones.

Northwestern to consider race in admissions through essays, compliant with Supreme Court ruling

September 7, 2023

Northwestern will consider the race and ethnicity of applicants who choose to disclose their identities in their admissions essays, the University said in a question and answer about its admissions process...

A white building with pillars and carved out bodies against a blue sky.

Northwestern affirms commitment to diversity after SCOTUS strikes down affirmative action

June 29, 2023

Northwestern affirmed its commitment to diversity in a statement Thursday after the Supreme Court ruled 6-3 that affirmative action admission policies are unconstitutional. The decision strikes down...

A gavel strikes down on a pie chart of different skin tones with different shades of purple in the background.

Northwestern community members sign onto amicus briefs as Supreme Court reconsiders affirmative action

November 16, 2022

As the Supreme Court considers two cases that could potentially outlaw affirmative action, Northwestern faculty and community members are getting involved by creating and signing onto amicus briefs in...

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