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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


(Center) Danielle Brooks as Sophia in Warner Bros. Pictures’ bold new take on a classic, “The Color Purple,” a Warner Bros. Pictures release.

Bazawule and cast discuss upcoming film ‘The Color Purple’ in Warner Bros. roundtable

December 18, 2023

Get ready to revisit the world of “The Color Purple” as it returns to theaters about 41 years after Alice Walker first debuted her novel, this time with a musical twist. From Walker’s 1982 novel...

Alice Millar Chapel on campus.

The 40 Days of Spiritual Wellbeing creates a space for renewal

February 22, 2022

As part of the 40 Days of Spiritual Wellbeing, the Broadway soundtrack of “The Color Purple” plays softly in Parkes Hall. Guided by writing prompts, students filled their notebooks with their life...

Attendees of the exhibit view Melissa Blount’s dishtowel portraits. The exhibit, “Word,” debuted at the Noyes Cultural Arts Center on Friday and will run until March 7.

Evanston artists debut ‘Word’ exhibit honoring black women

January 13, 2019

A pair of Evanston artists are honoring the contributions of black women throughout U.S. history in a new exhibit unveiled on Friday. With Billie Holiday music in the background, about 50 people browsed...

Alice Walker addresses students and Chicago locals at a Chicago Humanities Festival event. Walker said destruction is compounded by partisan noise and mass media portrayals of outspoken individuals.

Alice Walker says culture of individualism needs to change

October 28, 2018

Alice Walker crossed borders and learned new languages to write her new book “Taking the Arrow Out of the Heart.” But whether she’s in Evanston, North Dakota or Mexico, her message remains the...

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