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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 gavel placed over a pie chart with different-sized slices representing students of different skin tones.

Northwestern faculty reflect on Supreme Court affirmative action cases, discuss past and future of race in college admissions

November 2, 2022

Three months after its decision to overturn Roe v. Wade and revoke the constitutional right to an abortion, the Supreme Court is back in session. This term, it’s taking up another major issue: the future...

Exterior of a gray building on campus. A small courtyard and pavilion are in front of the building, as is a flag pole hoisting the American and Northwestern flags.

Where University President Michael Schill stands on issues of police, freedom of speech and more

October 16, 2022

University President Michael Schill has an extensive background in higher education, serving as dean of the University of Chicago Law School from 2010 to 2015 and as president of the University of Oregon...

Cabral: On book bans and sanctuaries

Cabral: On book bans and sanctuaries

October 11, 2022

When I was younger, Banned Books Week — which usually takes place at the end of September — was merely an excuse to browse the dozens of banned books my local library displayed. Every year, I would...

Several gnats swarm a brown building with green moss on it. A giant gnat sits on top of the building.

Northwestern’s gnats make a comeback after a year of isolation

May 8, 2022

It’s gnat time of year.  Walking around campus the past few weeks, students frequently have had to vigorously swat their arms or run to the nearest building for shelter from swarms of gnats. The...

Eight of Engeln’s Body and Media lab members (“BAMs”) stand in three rows smiling for a photo.

Psychology Prof. Renee Engeln researches body image and media with her Body and Media Lab

January 4, 2022

Psychology Prof. Renee Engeln’s Body and Media Lab illuminates how society’s obsession with beauty harms women. Engeln’s research explores cultural practices that damage the relationships between...

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