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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

An illustration of J.K Rowling’s Harry Potter holding a wand while wearing his Hogwarts robes and round glasses against a maroon background. Behind Harry lies three copies of his shadow, fading in the distance.

A college kid’s definitive ranking of the “Harry Potter” books

February 6, 2022

During Wildcat Wellness, I escaped the constraints of my dorm room and ventured back to the magical world of “Harry Potter” via a free trial of Kindle Unlimited. My journey back into the pages of...

Podculture: Wildcats talk beloved character Harry Potter on his 40th birthday

Podculture: Wildcats talk beloved character Harry Potter on his 40th birthday

July 31, 2020

Even though we know deep down that we won’t ever receive our letter from Hogwarts, the world of “Harry Potter” has captivated many members of the Northwestern community. They talked about the nostalgia...

Communication sophomore Natalie Rarick’s “Harry Potter” has a shrine in her room, complete with the books, movies and her wand from Universal Orlando’s The Wizarding World of Harry Potter.

Harry Potter turns 40 amid quarantine and controversy

July 30, 2020

For Melissa Richmond, her dorm room feels brightened by “Harry Potter” decor and a stack of the new illustrated editions on the standard-issue bureau, a colorful addition to the room. The Weinberg...

Sastoque: Why young adult literature is important

Sastoque: Why young adult literature is important

January 20, 2020

If you ever venture to 1630 Sherman Ave., otherwise known as the Barnes & Noble in downtown Evanston, on a Friday morning, and take the escalator up to the second floor, you might bump into a certain English...

Kids fill out Harry Potter-themed word puzzles at a special event hosted by Bookends & Beginnings on Wednesday evening.

Bookends & Beginnings hosts birthday celebration for Harry Potter

August 3, 2019

Brooke Williams has always celebrated Harry Potter’s birthday — as a child, in college and even into adulthood. “(My friends and I) would just do it for ourselves at somebody’s house and have...

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