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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

A sign hanging near the Arch on June 19. The sign was originally hung over the Arch, but was moved adjacent to it.

Students urge Northwestern to address issues of police divestment

July 7, 2020

On June 19, while some students watched Northwestern’s virtual commencement ceremony, around 70 others walked from President Morton Schapiro’s house, down Ridge Avenue, Emerson Street, Sherman Avenue...

Former president Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama. Both Obamas spoke about place and purpose at Tuesday’s third-annual Obama Foundation Summit.

Obamas talk place and purpose at third-annual Obama Foundation Summit

October 29, 2019

CHICAGO — When former first lady Michelle Obama and her family moved into the White House in 2009, they brought the South Side with them. Now, the Obamas are bringing the White House back to the South...

Closson: Expand criminal justice reform, activism beyond policing

November 14, 2017

Growing up, my parents consistently talked to my younger brother and me about the realities of being black men in this country and the importance of being aware of our actions. I still remember in eighth...

Ava DuVernay discusses her film, “Selma,” after it was screened at Alice Millar Chapel on Monday night. “Selma,” directed by DuVernay, depicts the 1965 voting rights protests.

‘Selma’ director discusses film’s themes

May 18, 2015

When the director of the film “Selma” visited campus Monday, she told the crowd of more than 700 there is a tendency to emphasize achievements of marginalized communities, which can distract from the...

Actor David Oyelowo plays Martin Luther King Jr. in the 2014 film “Selma.” The film’s director, Ava DuVernay, will speak at Northwestern on May 18 following a screening of the film.

‘Selma’ director to speak at Northwestern

May 11, 2015

Ava DuVernay, the first female African-American director to be nominated for a Golden Globe and for the Academy Award for Best Picture, will give a talk May 18 following a screening of her award-winning...

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