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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

Fine: Weed out weed-out classes

February 24, 2021

As an engineering student, I’ve endured my fair share of weed-out classes, courses meant to separate those who will continue in STEM fields from those who won’t. Typically characterized by difficult...

Fine: Redesigning DTC

Fine: Redesigning DTC

October 27, 2020

Design Thinking and Communication, also known as DTC, is the dreaded two-quarter course sequence that McCormick students must take during their freshman year. On paper, DTC seems like a fantastic and innovative...

Fine: Rhetoric and the inclusion of women in STEM

Fine: Rhetoric and the inclusion of women in STEM

September 29, 2020

In 1947, American metallurgist Ernest Kirkendall controversially published his third and final paper accompanied by pages of discussion written by preeminent scientists doubting his results. Kirkendall’s...

Fine: Science is creative and should be taught accordingly

Fine: Science is creative and should be taught accordingly

January 31, 2020

Science and engineering are inherently creative and explorative fields. For every question that a scientist answers, they find themselves with thousands more, ushering in further innovations and discoveries....

Fine: Expanding the scope of “whole brain engineering”

Fine: Expanding the scope of “whole brain engineering”

January 14, 2020

Like most Northwestern students, any time I meet someone new, I introduce myself with my name and my majors. So, here we go. I’m Simona and I’m a sophomore majoring in materials science and engineering...

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