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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

Sastoque: Stop invalidating humanities majors

Sastoque: Stop invalidating humanities majors

March 2, 2020

Humanities majors often experience a phenomenon of expected multidimensionality. When a college student reveals that they are majoring in STEM, no further questions are asked. However, the disclosure of...

Newman: On necessities, luxuries and labor in the humanities

April 21, 2017

You love your lit courses — you know you do. Perhaps Dickens was your favorite: You could almost feel the London fog swirling into your lungs. Or how about that wild and crazy Chaucer class where you...

Freshmen participate in March Through the Arch during Wildcat Welcome 2016. A new pre-orientation program aimed at preparing students for the humanities and social sciences will launch this summer.

New humanities, social sciences pre-orientation program to come this summer

February 22, 2017

Northwestern will offer a new pre-orientation program this summer for incoming freshmen that will focus on critical thinking in social sciences or the humanities, said Lane Fenrich, assistant dean for...

Vakil: We foster apathy, not sympathy toward homeless people

Vakil: We foster apathy, not sympathy toward homeless people

May 8, 2016

Oftentimes when we talk about homeless people, it’s in the context of a humanities course teaching us the effects of America’s inequalities or in our discussions of national politics. There seems to...

Shin: NU should support non-econ, non-engineering, non-pre-meds more

Shin: NU should support non-econ, non-engineering, non-pre-meds more

February 13, 2015

Northwestern has so many economics and engineering majors and students on the pre-med track. It also has an incredible support system for such students in the form of career fairs, professional fraternities...

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