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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


Demonstrators began taking down tents on Deering Meadow on Monday after organizers reached an agreement with administrators.

The Daily Explains: As NU activists accept deal to deescalate encampment, demonstrators at other universities are seeing mixed results

May 1, 2024

When Northwestern’s pro-Palestinian encampment started on Deering Meadow Thursday morning, it followed the stead of multiple other protests that had been ongoing at universities across the country. But...

Reif: NU must divest from firearms

Reif: NU must divest from firearms

April 19, 2023

  The recent fatal shooting near Northwestern’s campus intensified local attention on gun violence. It came approximately two weeks after national outrage and angry demonstrations sparked...

Last weeks ACIR meeting in Guild Lounge. Students expressed concerns at the time over the lack of a trustee decision on Fossil Free Northwestern’s divestment proposal.

Board of Trustees rejects Fossil Free divestment proposal

February 20, 2020

The Investment Committee of the Board of Trustees rejected Fossil Free Northwestern’s divestment proposal calling for the University to divest from any of the top 100 coal and oil and gas companies,...

Board of Trustees approves advisory committee for responsible investment

November 26, 2016

The Board of Trustees approved the establishment of a socially responsible investment committee on Friday, which will include students, to advise the Investment Committee on investments concerns regarding...

Deciding divestment: Northwestern student activists face obstacles beyond their control

Deciding divestment: Northwestern student activists face obstacles beyond their control

May 22, 2015

On the night of Feb. 18, more than 400 people crowded into Norris University Center for an impassioned debate about a resolution asking Northwestern to divest from six corporations the resolution’s sponsors...

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