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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

The Ripple: Seeking Refuge

The Ripple: Seeking Refuge

July 25, 2021

Eighty million people around the world have been forcibly displaced, and every year, more people are applying for asylum in the United States. The refugee resettlement system suffered large budget cuts...

Students at a Political Union meeting. The group narrowly voted in favor of condemning the United States’ assassination of Iranian general Qassim Suleimani.

Political Union debates assasination of Iranian general Qassim Suleimani

January 14, 2020

In its first debate of Winter Quarter, Northwestern Political Union narrowly voted that the United States was wrong to assassinate Iranian general Qassim Suleimani. The debate comes a week after President...

Pulitzer Prize winner Dexter Filkins has reported from the height of the Iraqi war, and covered Syria’s ruler Bashar al-Assad, amongst other international topics. On Wednesday, he spoke at the Weinberg Center for International and Area Studies’ opening event.

Pulitzer Prize winner talks Middle East politics at Weinberg Center for International and Area Studies opening

October 23, 2019

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Dexter Filkins of the New Yorker on Wednesday reflected on his experience as an international reporter covering the Middle East. Filkins spoke at the opening ceremony...

U.S. soldiers take part in an overwatch operation in support of Afghan soldiers in Wardak Province. As the wars approach two decades, some fear public attention is waning

Well into the second decade of the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars, students, faculty question the country’s involvement

October 21, 2018

Ahead of the November midterm elections, Daily reporters are speaking to students about issues they’ll take to the polls. In this article, students and faculty take on wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. 2018...

Inspired by the Victory Arch in Baghdad, Art theory and practice Prof. Michael Rakowitz created a smaller-scale version with a “Star Wars” spin. The hands of the piece are constructed out of pages from one of Saddam Hussein’s novels, which Rakowitz said were essentially “Star Wars” fan fiction.

Inside NU Prof. Michael Rakowitz’s newest exhibition at Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art

October 25, 2017

A&E The entrance to “Backstroke of the West” is guarded by a behemoth of plywood with a small opening in the center. Walking through to the front of the set piece-like construct, a reverse glance...

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