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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

Four musicians sit in a dark orchestra pit with stand lights. A conductor lifts their hands.

Behind the scenes with student designers, directors running The Dolphin Show’s ‘Matilda the Musical’

January 24, 2023

If you have the chance to see The Dolphin Show’s production of “Matilda the Musical” this month, take a moment between the high-energy musical numbers and quirky, inspiring story to look up. You’ll...

A woman sits with a brown and white beagle wearing a pink harness in front of a folding table with a set of paintings.

Q&A: Northwestern graduate student Samantha Kurit paints Evanston landmarks and custom pet portraits

November 7, 2022

Samantha Kurit creates her art in one sitting, start to finish. She spreads out her supplies on the floor, painting in her sunlit apartment while her beagle mix Kirby watches.  The first-year Speech,...

Artist poses in front of a white backdrop and holds up two examples of her watercolor-patterned alcohol ink coasters, one teal-and-blue and one purple-and-pink.

Q&A: ArtOfRochelle explores what it means to be a maker during the pandemic

October 25, 2021

With a love for art and an interest in expanding, Chicago resident Rochelle Peeples ventured into the world of small businesses with her alcohol ink coasters, magnets and paintings in 2018. Her business,...

Koster and Durudogan make earrings. The two SESP sophomores founded Friends Who Earring.

Friends Who Earring together, stay together

February 5, 2020

A&E When SESP sophomores Claire Koster and Cate Durudogan were developing their earring business, they went through a lot of potential names. Possibilities included Claire’s Ear Party, Smiling Ear...

Jeannie Sanke poses with her dog Kaya next to her spinning wheel. Sanke runs Knit Your Dog, a business that will turn dog hair into knitted garments.

Evanston business Knit Your Dog celebrates the art of spinning dog hair

October 15, 2019

When Jeannie Sanke sits down at the wooden spinning wheel located in the center of her living room, she talks about the hand cramps caused by countless hours of spinning yarn. She lays her palms out as...

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