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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

In a spoof of a widely circulated image of former President Bill Clinton sitting down and holding a vinyl with headphones on, President Barack Obama is drawn in a similar stance. He holds the cover for “Shirt” by SZA, where a purple shirt is stained with red. He is surrounded by various album covers.

Liner Notes: Former President Obama’s 2022 music picks were a little too good

January 5, 2023

From Oprah Winfrey’s gift guide to Reese Witherspoon’s book list, celebrity picks can be viewed as gospel. As usual for around this season, former President Barack Obama blessed us with his own gospel:...

A man in a skeleton costume holds up a book in front of a colorful wall.

Spooky rhythm and rhyme: Evanston author Jarrett Dapier discusses picture book “The Most Haunted House in America”

October 30, 2022

Boom! Thump! Clang! Three figures in skeleton jumpsuits banged their drums in the parking lot next to Squeezebox Books & Music, building to a haunting rhythm. A crowd of children and parents, some...

Two men talk to each other while sitting on a stage with a purple background.

Obama speechwriter and alum Cody Keenan discusses new book during Reunion Weekend

October 9, 2022

Alumni, students and faculty gathered in McCormick Auditorium Friday for a discussion with Cody Keenan (Weinberg ‘02), former chief speechwriter for President Barack Obama, as part of Northwestern’s...

Alt: Glenn Youngkin’s victory and the Democratic strategy playbook

Alt: Glenn Youngkin’s victory and the Democratic strategy playbook

January 25, 2022

President Joe Biden’s first year in office had some early successes, but his net approval rating has plunged to negative13 points in an average of recent polls amidst a variety of issues. He has failed...

Ortiz: Letters From Berlin, Part 1: Who Replaces Merkel?

Ortiz: Letters From Berlin, Part 1: Who Replaces Merkel?

September 24, 2021

Throughout my time in high school and at Northwestern, I’ve gained a penchant for electoral politics, both in the United States and abroad. With the rise of fast, consistent internet in the 2010s, I...

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