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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

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Student activist groups tackle local and global problems

August 12, 2022

College students have a history of leading social movements through on-campus traditions, and Northwestern is no different. Students at NU have long been highly active and involved in these movements,...

A group of students walk on the street. Some hold signs reading phrases such as “We Want a Sustainability Coordinator. One walks with a bicycle.

ETHS students walk out to call for sustainability coordinator, intergenerational advocacy

April 25, 2022

Holding a sign reading “Witherspoon: this is your legacy,” Evanston Township High School senior Ethan Schaefer stood among a crowd of nearly 150 students and Evanston residents Monday afternoon. His...

A side shot of a salad bar at an NU dining hall.

DefaultVeg expands operations, results in passed ASG resolution toward sustainable catering

April 19, 2022

As a member of a majority-vegan family, SESP sophomore Lauren Walcott frequently ate plant-based meals before arriving on campus. But after moving in, she said eating sustainably proved difficult because...

Silhouettes of protestors standing in a line at night. They are facing police cars with flashing lights.

Organizing during the pandemic: Activist groups on campus fight for changes, spotlight institutional problems

April 3, 2022

Two years ago, despite soaring COVID-19 positivity rates, protests broke out nationwide after police killed George Floyd. At Northwestern that fall — on an otherwise mostly empty campus — community...

A black silhouette holding a beige sign stands in a crowd made up of silhouettes of other protestors.

Northwestern student activists, administrators debate demonstration policy

November 29, 2021

After an on-field student protest at the Nov. 6 Iowa-Northwestern football game, administrators sent a campuswide email reminding students of the University’s demonstration policy and possible ramifications...

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