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

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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 doorway next to a staircase with the words Being Black at Northwestern above the doorway.

Community spaces for marginalized students at Northwestern

August 12, 2022

Making new friends. Adjusting to a new environment. Taking on greater responsibilities. Entering the first-year of college can be both difficult and stressful for anybody. However, these challenges can...

A side view of Dwight White’s “Undivided Legacy” revealing the words written between the faces.

New Black House mural, “Undivided Legacy,” focuses on Black past, present and future

February 18, 2022

Growing up, artist and creative consultant Dwight White (Communication ‘16, Medill ‘17) used art as an escape — a way to express himself beyond words. But White only started to take painting more...

Two men hug in the front lawn of the Black House. They are standing in front of rows of white folding chairs.

“Black House is back”: 1914 Sheridan Rd. reopens after more than two years of renovation

October 18, 2021

In 1968, Herman Cage (Weinberg ’69, Kellogg ’73) protested with more than 100 other Northwestern students, calling for a dedicated space for Black students on campus. When the Black House was finally...

Dwight White’s Fire x Black Lives Matter patch will be displayed on the Chicago Fire FC jersey once the 2020 regular season begins.

Northwestern alum Dwight White designs Black Lives Matter patch for Chicago Fire FC

July 29, 2020

Dwight White (Communication ’16, Medill ’17), a Chicago based artist and former Northwestern football player, recently designed a Black Lives Matter patch for the Chicago Fire FC. White landed this...

Pillote: Keeping faith in college athletics

May 24, 2017

I first visited Northwestern on Sept. 29, 2012. The Wildcats hosted the Indiana Hoosiers in football that day, and the excitement on campus was palpable. Students walked up and down Sheridan Road clad...

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