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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

Funk: Letter to my freshman self — what I wish someone had told me

Funk: Letter to my freshman self — what I wish someone had told me

August 12, 2022

I don’t know who all of you are, reading this piece. I imagine most of you are incoming freshman and transfer students, looking for a glimpse into life at Northwestern and maybe guidance on what to expect....

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New students, new leaders: Get to know Evanston politics

August 12, 2022

With a population of just over 78,000, Evanston’s midsize political landscape is marked by a contrasting combination of big-city issues and small-town relationships.  The city’s history is shaped...

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A guide to Chicago: America’s third-largest city and your neighbor at Northwestern

August 12, 2022

Northwestern’s campus sits next to the country’s third-largest city, known to many as “the Windy City:” Chicago. Living and learning next to Chicago is a great opportunity for students to engage...

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Thousands march in downtown Chicago to protest overturning of Roe v. Wade

June 26, 2022

The first thing DePaul University sophomore Isabel Olivo saw when she woke up Friday was the news that Roe v. Wade had been overturned.  But she said she didn’t feel sad — she was livid. She...

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City Council eliminates cannabinoid screenings for city employee applicants

May 24, 2022

City Council voted unanimously Monday to stop screening city employment applicants for cannabinoids. With this rule, recreational use of marijuana will no longer prevent residents from applying to city...

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