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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

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Christmas, Hanukkah and… Festivus? There’s more to December holidays than you might think

December 1, 2022

There’s more to December than Christmas and Hanukkah: check out these holidays that take place throughout the season. Nicholas Day Christians across the world commemorate St. Nicholas Day on Dec....

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Global health studies prof discusses significance of Iran protests, future of the movement

November 2, 2022

Global health studies Prof. Elham Hoominfar discussed the recent protests in Iran in a Wednesday lecture hosted by Northwestern’s Buffett Institute for Global Affairs.  Since the death of Mahsa Amini,...

A photo of an Iranian woman surrounded by small candles arranged in a heart shape on top of a green-and-white embankment.

Community members mourn deceased Kurdish woman, voice support for nationwide protests in Iran

September 26, 2022

Content warning: this story contains mentions of death. More than 50 community members gathered at The Rock on Friday for a vigil honoring Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old Kurdish woman who died in police...

Alt: Ukrainians have demonstrated their willingness to fight. Their survival depends on the provision of aid and weaponry.

Alt: Ukrainians have demonstrated their willingness to fight. Their survival depends on the provision of aid and weaponry.

April 18, 2022

The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Mark Milley declared that Kyiv could fall in 72 hours. The United States offered to help Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky flee Ukraine. The world watched...

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Local rug shop imports Afghan rugs to support weavers

February 20, 2022

When Shams Frough graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago, he had two major goals: to make a little money before starting medical school and to support weavers in Afghanistan. The Taliban...

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