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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

Poet Richard Blanco chats with University President Schapiro before his presentation Tuesday afternoon. Blanco, who read at President Barack Obama’s second inauguration, read several poems in between describing the influence of his immigrant upbringing and sexuality on his work and discussing his work.

Poet discusses heritage, speaking at Obama’s inauguration

February 25, 2014

Richard Blanco, the first gay, immigrant and Latino poet to read at a presidential inauguration, spoke Tuesday at Northwestern about his personal journey and his beliefs on the role of poetry in public...

Editorial: ASG must handle itself in more professional, respectful manner

May 14, 2013

Throughout last month’s Associated Student Government election campaigns, each presidential ticket expressed a desire to increase the efficiency of Senate meetings and enhance transparency for students...

Political, racial tensions flare in Associated Student Government nominations controversy

May 13, 2013

Associated Student Government is scrambling to ease racial and political tensions after three nominations for cabinet positions were derailed amid heated debate last week. Over the past few days, ASG...

Sheng Wu (left) is sworn in as technology vice president at the Associated Student Government meeting Wednesday evening. Three other nominees for executive board were also confirmed at the meeting, while three were rejected.

Associated Student Government Senate rejects several executive board nominees

May 8, 2013

Three of the seven nominees for Associated Student Government’s open executive positions were blocked by Senate on Wednesday night, the first time in three years that nominees have not been confirmed. At...

5 former, current ASG officials endorse David and Jo for president, executive vice president

April 15, 2013

When we came to Northwestern, each of us was looking for something different. However, we all shared one thing in common — we wanted to find students who were active and engaged beyond their educational...

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