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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

An aerial view of Evanston. A wide street runs down the middle with many cars passing through. The street is paved black, the surrounding buildings are brown.

Michael Jasso and Daniel Ramos announced as city manager finalists

January 5, 2022

City Council announced Michael Jasso and Daniel Ramos as the two finalists in the search for Evanston’s next city manager on Wednesday.  Jasso is an assistant city manager of Sacramento, Calif. and...

Deray Mckesson, a prominent Black Lives Matter activist, will speak on Thursday as Global Engagement Summit’s keynote speaker. Students can get free tickets from the Norris University Center front desk starting Monday.

DeRay Mckesson to speak at open Global Engagement Summit event

April 9, 2017

Civil rights activist DeRay Mckesson will speak at Northwestern on Thursday as Global Engagement Summit’s inaugural keynote speaker. Mckesson, known for his Black Lives Matter activism and signature...

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...

Basu: Urban mothers and infants deserve better

Basu: Urban mothers and infants deserve better

May 13, 2015

Last week, Save the Children ranked the United States 33rd on its 2015 Mother’s Index, an annual list of 179 countries and how they compare in terms of maternal health. The factors taken into consideration...

Kirkland: What role should student voices play in the political conversation?

Kirkland: What role should student voices play in the political conversation?

May 11, 2015

Last week, I wrote on the need for a serious nationwide debate about inequality in America in wake of the protests in Baltimore. My main point was that although everyone seems to have identified economic,...

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