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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 people stand in front of a chalkboard that reads “Vibrant Colors Collective.” They are in a classroom, and there is pizza and soda on tables in the background.

Northwestern’s only multicultural theatre board launches with a colorful mission

April 12, 2022

On a late evening during Fall Quarter, a group of freshman theatre majors sat in the hanging egg chairs of Shepard Hall’s basement, sharing their experiences as students of color at Northwestern. By...

In a theatre, a black chair sits in the center of the stage with a spotlight on it.

‘Harsh resistance and, at times, silence’: Students, alumni speak out after alum alleges harmful experiences with Communication Prof. David Bell

November 18, 2021

Content warning: This article contains mentions of sexual harassment and homophobic slurs. The Daily has chosen to rename sources who wish to remain anonymous out of privacy concerns. These sources...

“Ragtime,” the 76th annual Dolphin Show. Students are calling for more inclusive casting in student processes.

Students call for color-conscious casting at Northwestern

January 15, 2020

When RTVF professor Henry Godinez graduated from a classical acting program, his first TV role was a Columbian drug dealer who burst into a family’s birthday party and massacred a room of children. He...

Actors E. Faye Butler (right) and Kei Rawlins star in Chicago Children’s Theatre’s “Last Stop on Market Street.” The show opens Tuesday and is based on a picture book of the same name.

NU professor directs new theater show emphasizing giving back, community outreach

April 19, 2018

Giving back and realizing one’s self worth — regardless of background — are both central themes in Chicago Children’s Theatre’s production “Last Stop on Market Street,” which follows a day...

Playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney poses at the 89th Academy Awards in February. McCraney spoke about how his experiences as a black, queer artist have influenced his scripts at a Friday event.

Academy Award-winning playwright shares experiences as black, queer artist

October 15, 2017

One day after watching Thursday’s premiere of the Northwestern student production “In the Red and Brown Water,” Academy Award-winning playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney shared how his experiences as...

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