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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


In Focus:  How the NCAA’s institutional barriers shut out black coaches

In Focus: How the NCAA’s institutional barriers shut out black coaches

May 28, 2019

Editor’s note: When this article refers to Division I schools and their statistics, HBCUs are excluded from the numbers. When former Northwestern assistant coach Pat Baldwin started playing basketball...

Northwestern President Morton Schapiro rejected an incoming professor’s support for the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement. In a statement, he said Northwestern ‘unequivocally rejects’ the movement.

In rebuke of incoming professor, Northwestern ‘unequivocally rejects’ Israel boycott movement

May 27, 2019

Northwestern entered the political fray of the Israel boycott movement Friday, rebuking a professor who praised supporters of the boycott and taking the opportunity to voice its opposition. University...

The Gender and Sexuality Resource Center. An Associated Student Government petition is calling on the administrations to fill the position of Multicultural Student Association assistant director, who is in charge of resources for LGBTQ students.

ASG urges Northwestern to quickly hire administrator to support LGBTQ students

May 22, 2019
Associated Student Government is circulating a petition demanding Northwestern speed up the hiring process for a new Multicultural Student Association assistant director to support LGBTQ students after the position was vacated in February.
A gender-neutral sign on a single-occupancy bathroom. A bill passed through the Illinois legislatures that would require single-occupancy restrooms be labeled as gender-neutral in public spaces.

Bill requiring equitable restroom access passes Illinois legislatures, waits approval from Pritzker

May 22, 2019

Legislation that would ensure equitable restroom access in public spaces passed through the Illinois House of Representatives on Tuesday. Sponsored by State Sen. Melinda Bush (D-Grayslake) and State...

Mayor Lori Lightfoot waves to the crowd alongside wife Amy and daughter Vivian. She is the first black woman and openly gay mayor.

Making History: How Chicago’s first black woman, openly gay mayor plans to shake up the political machine

May 21, 2019

Lori Lightfoot was sworn in as the 56th mayor of Chicago Monday morning, vowing to transform the city’s government. The historic moment took place in the South Loop’s Wintrust Arena with thousands...

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