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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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‘Everything that could have gone wrong’: Housing selection process leaves NU students scrambling

May 6, 2024

When Weinberg freshman Savannah Hsu enrolled at Northwestern, she never imagined being sick for the first five months. She never imagined that an ear, nose, throat specialist would discover enlarged adenoids...

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NU launches continuous housing program: Meet the students staying on campus this Winter Break

November 29, 2023

About 40 students are staying on campus during Winter Break after Northwestern launched its continuous housing program for the 2023-24 academic year. While undergraduates had to move into graduate student...

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Students express frustration over limited solutions for lack of air conditioning in residence halls

October 20, 2022

McCormick sophomore Jackie Lin recalled the struggle of moving into his residence hall, 2307 Sheridan Road, during his freshman year. That day, he remembered how “sweaty and sticky” he was from the...

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Students express concerns with housing selection system, propose changes

May 11, 2022

After more students requested single rooms this spring than past years, some students have reported frustrating outcomes from Northwestern’s housing lottery system. Every spring, sophomores and upperclassmen...

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‘You have to make a choice’: Non-cisgender students still struggle to find gender-affirming on-campus housing

November 19, 2021

When Communication junior Jo Scaletty filled out their freshman year housing form, they faced a difficult decision: Should they live somewhere that affirmed their queer identity, or somewhere with the...

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