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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 woman recovering from addiction holds her baby. Jessica Martinaitis (Medill MSJ ’19) followed the young mother for her film documenting the repercussions of a Wisconsin law that punishes mothers and pregnant women with substance abuse issues.

American film festival features Medill, NU-Q student work

October 26, 2020

Six NU student-produced documentaries premiered this September at the American Documentary and Animation Film Festival. Five were by Medill students and one was by a Northwestern University in Qatar student. Medill...

Ezri Killeen’s screen while editing. The junior said she’ll have the 10-15 minute documentary completed by the end of the quarter.

Ezri Killeen creates documentary chronicling 89th Waa-Mu Show

May 13, 2020

Years from now, when 2020 is in the distant past, people involved in The 89th Waa-Mu Show will still be able to relive the experience of producing a virtual musical, thanks to Bienen and Medill junior...

A still from “Finding Yingying” shows Yingying Zhang in her home country of China. Jenny Shi’s documentary follows the story of Zhang’s disappearance at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

NU alum’s documentary follows international student’s disappearance, wins award at SXSW

April 15, 2020

A&E In her award-winning documentary “Finding Yingying,” Jenny Shi (Medill ’17) explores the mysterious disappearance of a Chinese student at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, her...

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Medill professor Brent Huffman discusses his award-winning film ‘Saving Mes Aynak’

January 24, 2016

Poring over National Geographic magazines and dreaming of adventure while growing up in small-town Ohio, Medill Prof. Brent Huffman never imagined he would be making repeated trips into Taliban-controlled...

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