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

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern


Yasmeen Elagha said she has heard nothing from the White House or Israeli government since her relatives went missing.

Q&A: Palestinian law student seeks safe return of family members in Gaza

February 12, 2024

Warning: This article contains mentions of war, violence and death. Palestinian Northwestern law student Yasmeen Elagha said six of her family members in Gaza were taken from their shelter in al-Mawasi,...

Hundreds of protesters marched to Northwestern President Michael Schill’s residence Saturday afternoon, demanding the University divest from arms producers. Demonstrators rallied in Fountain square before marching, calling for a ceasefire in Gaza.

Hundreds call for Gaza ceasefire, divestment from Israeli military at Saturday rally

November 6, 2023

As a line of protesters spanning a quarter mile marched along Sheridan Road toward Wieboldt House — Northwestern President Michael Schill’s residence — Saturday afternoon, they chanted “Free, free,...

Picture of Sen. Dick Durbin in front of illustrated blue background.

Sen. Dick Durbin looks to build enduring legacy as Judiciary Committee chairman

April 20, 2023

In February, the U.S. Senate confirmed President Joe Biden’s 100th appointment to the federal judiciary, outpacing both the Trump and Obama administrations’ judge confirmation total at the same time...

Duda: Illinois politicians are choosing megacorporations over our ecosystem

Duda: Illinois politicians are choosing megacorporations over our ecosystem

April 3, 2023

  On March 9, bulldozers destroyed Bell Bowl Prairie. A high-quality remnant prairie in Rockford, Illinois, Bell Bowl contained one of the most undisturbed natural plant communities in the...

A blue illustrated Illinois with money and pencils coming out of it.

Illinois politicians raise big, self-fund ahead of midterm elections

November 10, 2022

Midterm election results are in for Illinois — and Democratic politicians have successfully held on to power in both Springfield and Washington, D.C. Democrats outpaced their Republican counterparts...

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