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The Daily Northwestern

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

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Dearborn Observatory continues providing space to explore the stars more than 135 years later

January 25, 2023

Northwestern community members can see the stars each week at the Dearborn Observatory, which remains a must-stop spot for star-gazers more than 135 years after it first opened. “The first night we...

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Some NU leaders also hold city positions. Here’s what they think of the NU-Evanston relationship today.

January 12, 2023

Evanston/Skokie School District 65 Board of Education member Donna Wang Su started working at Northwestern in 2006. So when her mentee through Evanston Scholars — a nonprofit supporting underserved Evanston...

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Northwestern Family Weekend 2022: Everything you need to know

November 3, 2022

This weekend, Northwestern families can tailgate at Ryan Field, stargaze at Dearborn Observatory and meet with University President Michael Schill, among other activities. Family Weekend officially...

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The Weekend Ahead: happenings on campus, in Evanston July 29-31

July 28, 2022

The Weekend Ahead is back for the summer. Over the next few months, we’ll highlight events both on campus and in Evanston. Read on to find your weekend plans. Northwestern events “Dance Nation”  Virginia...

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The Weekend Ahead: Happenings on campus, in Evanston July 22-24

July 21, 2022

The Weekend Ahead is back for the summer. Over the next few months, we’ll highlight events both on campus and in Evanston. Read on to find your weekend plans. Northwestern events Friday Nights...

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