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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 person wears a blue shirt with a police badge attached to the shirt pocket.

Illinois bill to allow DACA recipients to become police officers

May 10, 2023

Amid staffing shortages in police departments across the country, a new bill in Illinois will clear the path for DACA recipients looking to become police officers. State Rep. Barbara Hernandez (D-Aurora)introduced...

Kang: NU should practice need-blind admissions for all

Kang: NU should practice need-blind admissions for all

January 30, 2023

As of today, just seven U.S. universities claim to practice need-blind admissions for all applicants. Need-blind admissions is a practice where the applicants’ families income and ability to pay for...

A young non-voter speaks at a protest for the rights of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients. The future of DACA hangs in the balance in this election, DACA recipient and Alianza Americas staff member Dulce Dominguez said.

Evanston, Chicago residents ineligible to vote work to mobilize peers and communities

November 2, 2020

As candidates and organizers push their “get out the vote” efforts in the final hours leading up to the 2020 election, Evanston and Chicago residents not eligible to vote are also working to mobilize...

While some progressive voters are not satisfied with Biden’s policies, they see Trump as a dangerous alternative.

Biden supporters weigh in on policies, Trump alternative

October 29, 2020

With the 2020 presidential election approaching amid growing momentum for the national Black-led movement for police abolition, there is a disconnect between the traditional Democratic Party members that...

Protesters hold up signs during a rally supporting Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, outside the White House on Sept. 5, 2017. The Supreme Court blocked the Trump administration’s rescission of the program Thursday.

Students, professors discuss Supreme Court decision to block DACA rescission

June 23, 2020

[Leer el artículo en español.] The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the Trump administration cannot immediately proceed with its plan to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program,...

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