The Daily Northwestern

Journalists discuss experiences as foreign reporters in Cuba

Maddie Jarrard, Reporter

January 24, 2017

Filed under Campus, Events, Latest Stories

Three days since President Barack Obama left office, three journalists spoke at a panel Monday about the future of journalism in Cuba, a nation with which the former president worked to repair decades of strained relations. The...

Northwestern alum receives Presidential Medal of Freedom

Peter Kotecki, Campus Editor

November 17, 2016

Filed under Alumni, Campus

Northwestern alumnus Newton Minow (Speech ‘49, Law ‘50) received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the White House announced Wednesday. The prize, considered the highest civilian honor in the United States, was awarde...

Being abroad can feel isolating after U.S. election, students say

Erica Snow, Assistant Campus Editor

November 11, 2016

Filed under Campus

When Kimberly Hill went to bed in Paris on Tuesday night, the election was too close to call. She woke up the next day to a Donald Trump victory. Hill, a Weinberg junior, said she believes social progress occurred during...

First-generation American voters at NU discuss election rhetoric around immigrants

Mariana Alfaro, Web Editor

November 9, 2016

Filed under Campus, Diversity and Inclusion, Election 2016

As Dalit Hendel sat in a room filled with students on the verge of tears Tuesday night, the Weinberg senior remembered what her parents had taught her about diversity. “Diversity helps expand the mind,” she recalled. “...

Illinois registers record-high number of voters

Robin Opsahl, Managing Editor

October 26, 2016

Filed under City, Politics, State

Illinois reached an all-time high for registered voters in the state, approaching 8 million people signed up to cast a ballot. The state now has more than 7,988,000 registered voters, breaking its previous record of 7,789,500...