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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

Generations of singers from the NU community and Chicago area concluded the event with a full-group rendition of “Total Praise.”

Community choirs come together for musical celebration of L. Stanley Davis

February 19, 2024

Alice Millar Chapel was filled with joyful sounds Sunday afternoon as dozens of NU community members sang, clapped and danced to gospel music.  The concert was a tribute to L. Stanley Davis (Weinberg...

Dominic Voz began Thursday’s presentation with a brief history of King’s work in the Chicago Freedom Movement and housing activism in the Northshore.

Nonprofits hold panel discussion to honor Martin Luther King Jr.’s vision for fair housing

January 12, 2024

About 80 Northshore residents filled the front room of the Evanston History Center Thursday for a presentation and panel discussion on the legacy of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and his vision for affordable...

Sketches of people protesting in front of a Black building with chalk-style outlines over a collage of black and white photos of students protesting at the Bursar’s Office in 1968.

55 years after Black student activists occupied the Bursar’s Office, students see unresolved problems and progress

May 22, 2023

Content warning: This article contains discussions of racial violence. When Leslie Harris (Weinberg ’70) thinks back to his college years at Northwestern, he recalls an unwelcoming campus community...

A cartoon hand is shown with different colors from the human skin spectrum and the words Affirmative Action written in red letters.

Legal experts say upcoming Supreme Court decisions could threaten diversity in universities

May 22, 2023

Prior to 1966, an average of five Black students per year enrolled at Northwestern. That year, NU’s race-based recruitment infrastructure changed with the inception of two new programs: the NU Chicago...

Black and white cutouts of four people with red, pink and grey outlines over a dark red background with the words “Where are they now?” written across the top.

‘Activism is part of everyday living’: Bursar’s Office Takeover participants reflect on protest, careers

May 22, 2023

On May 3, 1968, more than 100 students occupied the Bursar’s Office in a peaceful protest lasting 38 hours. The activists aimed to raise awareness about the lack of academic, housing, counseling and...

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