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

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

The Daily Northwestern

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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...

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

Northwestern faculty reflect on Supreme Court affirmative action cases, discuss past and future of race in college admissions

November 2, 2022

Three months after its decision to overturn Roe v. Wade and revoke the constitutional right to an abortion, the Supreme Court is back in session. This term, it’s taking up another major issue: the future...

Liu: The forgotten minority

Liu: The forgotten minority

May 7, 2019

As I clicked through a survey for my sociology class at Northwestern on inequality, one of the questions asked, “What percentage of your zip code would you estimate is each of the following?” The categories...

Manuel and Elizabeth Henriquez, who live in Atherton, California, were accused of paying for a proctor to help their two daughters cheat on college entrance exams. The Henriquezes are listed in Northwestern records as parents of an NU student.

Northwestern stays in background as its peers are scrutinized on admission practices

November 20, 2018

As treasured secrets of Harvard’s undergraduate admissions process were forcefully spilled in the lead up to the high-profile trial against the university, colleges began to quiver. It was the first...

Bian: The real problem with college admissions isn’t Affirmative Action; it’s legacies

November 12, 2018

When I applied to Northwestern a year ago, I chose not to check the “Asian” box on the Common Application. I definitely wasn’t alone — most of my Asian-American peers and friends chose not to,...

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