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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

The Northwestern Arch. Students said they have experienced racism and exclusion at every level of the Northwestern theatre department, from department and student shows to curriculum.

Northwestern theatre students demand anti-racist action, accountability from department

August 9, 2020

On June 2, just over a week after the killing of George Floyd, Northwestern theatre faculty issued a statement to theatre majors against racial violence. Grace Dolezal-Ng (Communication ‘20) opened the...

Editor Emma Edmund explains history of Fossil Free NU, divestment

March 4, 2020

Across the world, universities, institutions and governments are divesting from the fossil fuel industry to combat climate change. City Editor Emma Edmund breaks down the history of Fossil Free Northwestern...

In Focus: Trustees and student activists at impasse after divestment proposal rejected

In Focus: Trustees and student activists at impasse after divestment proposal rejected

March 3, 2020

It was below freezing. Wind blew flurries of snow everywhere, rendering the coats and gloves students wore relatively useless. But the ugly weather did not stop a group of approximately 50 students from...

Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. Georgetown’s Board of Directors voted this month to fully divest its endowment from fossil fuels after years of action from Fossil Free Georgetown.

Fossil Free Georgetown’s success underscores strength of national divestment movement

February 19, 2020

On Feb. 6, Georgetown University’s president announced the school’s Board of Directors had voted to stop investing endowment funds into fossil fuel firms and withdraw existing holdings from those companies. In...

Fossil Free Northwestern gathered in front of Technology Institution this Thursday in an act of protest. It was followed by a teach-in on environmental justice at Seabury Hall.

Fossil Free Northwestern promotes divestment, hosts environmental justice teach-in

February 13, 2020

Battling Thursday’s heavy winds and snow, members of Fossil Free Northwestern conducted a die-in protest in front of the Technological Institute to denounce the University’s financial investments in...

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