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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 robotic arm with a camera attached is submerged in a river.

Northwestern-led study uncovers why fish look downward when swimming

November 2, 2022

When Ellen DeGeneres recorded her lines for the role of Dory in 2003’s “Finding Nemo,” she had no idea her character’s most iconic quote — “just keep swimming” — would foreshadow recently...

“STRUT,” a design by Lo Harris. Harris incorporates bright colors into her design to emulate messages of positivity and female empowerment.

Medill alumna Lo Harris talks following her passion and carving her own path

November 18, 2020

Lo Harris (Medill ’18) went from storing her daily illustrations in a green binder to partnering with Ellen DeGeneres and illustrating a children’s book in the same decade. Two years out of college,...

50 Years of Queer Anger: Brunei, Chick-fil-A and queer boycotting

April 7, 2019

This is the eighth column in “50 Years of Queer Anger,” a series examining LGBTQ+ issues in the United States since 1969. Since Brunei implemented new laws making homosexuality punishable with death...

50 Years of Queer Anger: Spotlight on queer women

50 Years of Queer Anger: Spotlight on queer women

April 1, 2019

This is the seventh column in “50 Years of Queer Anger,” a series examining LGBTQ+ issues in the United States since 1969. Last month was Women’s History Month, so it is important to acknowledge...

Northwestern alum receives Presidential Medal of Freedom

November 17, 2016

Northwestern alumnus Newton Minow (Speech ‘49, Law ‘50) received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the White House announced Wednesday. The prize, considered the highest civilian honor in the...

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