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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


The University’s new application asks applicants which backgrounds and identities have impacted how they see themselves engaging with the NU community.

Northwestern adapts new application process in wake of Supreme Court affirmative action ruling

September 26, 2023

For the first time in more than a decade, Northwestern’s undergraduate admissions application will not feature a version of the perennial “Why Northwestern” essay this 2023-24 admissions cycle. The...

A girl stands in jeans and a blue t-shirt and holds a microphone in front of a stage with young girls in matching blue shirts.

Niles West senior Cherie Animashaun aims to inspire young girls at second Girls Who Lead conference

May 18, 2023

When Cherie Animashaun thinks back to Super Bowl LVII, she doesn’t recall the electrifying gameplay or even Rihanna’s sensational halftime performance. Instead, the Niles West High School senior remembers...

A person does a presentation with a slideshow in the background.

Cornell Prof. Mary Pat Brady talks gentrification, colonization at Latinidad symposium

May 12, 2023

Cornell University Prof. Mary Pat Brady gave a keynote address about gentrification and exploitation at Northwestern’s Latina and Latino Studies Program Spring Symposium Thursday. The event launched...

Two people examine one of three paintings on the wall of the Block Museum of Art.

Block Museum exhibition ‘Taking Shape: Abstraction from the Arab World’ redefines modernism

October 2, 2022

Two and a half years after its originally scheduled inauguration in spring 2020, “Taking Shape: Abstraction from the Arab World, 1950s–1980s” has arrived at the Block Museum of Art. Students, faculty...

Jason Wang smiling and wearing a jean jacket while standing with his arms crossed.

Jason Wang brings years of experience in exoplanet imaging to Northwestern

September 27, 2022

Physics and astronomy Prof. Jason Wang, who started teaching at Northwestern this month, didn’t always want to be an astronomer.  As a physics major at Cornell University, Wang said he wanted to...

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