The Daily Northwestern

Martinez: Voting will not solve all our problems

Marissa Martinez, Opinion Editor

November 4, 2018

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

There has been a huge surge, particularly among my generation, to go to the polls. Massive signup campaigns can be spotted on campuses and across many cities in the United States. National Voter Registration Day brought in a record...

Senate passes legislation supporting ASG ground fliering ban

Alice Yin, Assistant Campus Editor

December 5, 2014

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Student Government

Associated Student Government on Wednesday passed legislation prohibiting ASG committees from using ground fliers to promote their events and encouraging other student groups to do the same. More than 4,000 ground fliers have...

Mathew: Year-round civic engagement more powerful than voting

Kevin Mathew, Copy Chief

November 4, 2014

Filed under Columns, Opinion

If you did not realize Tuesday was Election Day, you must not have checked your Facebook newsfeed. I felt my patriotism swell when I saw posts celebrating the democratic process. But for every celebration post, I saw just as...

Obama visits field office, shoots hoops for Election Day in Chicago

Patrick Svitek, Online Managing Editor

November 6, 2012

Filed under Blogs, Daily Decision

President Barack Obama swung by a South Side field office today and continued his Election Day tradition of playing pick-up basketball in Chicago. Obama surprised about 30 volunteers this morning at his campaign's Hyde Park...

Student groups encourage voting, host watch parties

Stephanie Haines, Reporter

November 5, 2012

Filed under Campus, Daily Decision, Student Groups

Northwestern groups are encouraging students to vote until the polls close this Election Day. Patten Gymnasium and Parkes Hall will serve as the two on-campus polling locations. Election judges from the Cook County Cler...