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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

Ava Greenwell stands in front of a shelf of books in a red dress and black blazer.

Medill Prof. Ava Greenwell publishes book “Ladies Leading: The Black Women Who Control Television News”

April 13, 2021

One woman recounted her employee telling her women didn’t belong in the news business. Another woman had to field complaints from a subordinate who didn’t want to take orders from a “Black girl.”...

Northwestern alum Dorothy Tucker (Communication 77) was elected president of the National Association for Black Journalists in August.

Northwestern alumna Dorothy Tucker reflects on election as new NABJ president

October 14, 2019

When Northwestern alum Dorothy Tucker was fresh out of college and working at KWGN, an independent news station in Denver, she said she was the only African American journalist at the station. Tucker...

The pay-what-you-can open mic is Friday, April 26 in the Norris University Center’s Dittmar Gallery.

‘Jams for Dreams’ open mic will benefit Chicago Public Schools students

April 24, 2019

The vibe at open mic events is usually relaxed and accepting, with guests sipping on their lattes or mocktails. For Dale Duro Latin Dance Company president Ariela Deleon, that’s the perfect environment...

Block 3: Gimme Gimme Gimme (A Block After Midnight)

Block 3: Gimme Gimme Gimme (A Block After Midnight)

March 9, 2019

As the clock ticked past 1 a.m. and the strains of ABBA filled the tent, dancers took stock of their situation after six hours and offered how they would survive the next 24. “Vibes are high,” Weinberg...

Kourtni McNeil, who helped organize the open mic event, delivers one of her original poems. Nine other students performed at the open mic, which was held to raise awareness of mental illness on campus.

Open mic creates platform for students to perform, raises mental health awareness

February 25, 2019

Northwestern students demonstrated the intersection of mental health awareness and art at an open mic event co-hosted by Northwestern Active Minds and The Slam Society on Saturday. The event featured...

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