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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

University President Michael Schill stands at a podium in front of purple curtains, and a screen reads, “Welcome George R.R. Martin.”

‘I bought a train’: George R.R. Martin talks ‘Game of Thrones’ and time at Northwestern during Medill event

November 9, 2022

Author George R.R. Martin (Medill ’70, ’71) spoke about his time at Northwestern, “Game of Thrones” and his life in between at a Wednesday Medill event. Martin is the author of the “A Song...

Three people standing in front of the Black House.

Social Justice Tour sheds light on history of race, feminism on campus

October 20, 2022

A group of 14 students and faculty participated in a Social Justice Tour of Northwestern’s campus Thursday, exploring the untold histories of the University and delving into NU's activist past. The...

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African American Studies department commemorates 50th anniversary

May 22, 2022

After more than 100 students took over Northwestern’s Bursar’s Office in 1968, the University made the May 4th Agreement, acknowledging activists’ demands to improve Black student life and recognizing...

Two men hug in the front lawn of the Black House. They are standing in front of rows of white folding chairs.

“Black House is back”: 1914 Sheridan Rd. reopens after more than two years of renovation

October 18, 2021

In 1968, Herman Cage (Weinberg ’69, Kellogg ’73) protested with more than 100 other Northwestern students, calling for a dedicated space for Black students on campus. When the Black House was finally...

Changemakers: A non-exhaustive guide to student activism on campus

August 16, 2021

Northwestern students have a storied history of fighting to make their university and community a better place. From the Bursar’s Office Takeover of 1968, when Black students held a sit-in to demand...

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