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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


Eig said the creation of “King: A Life” took six years, hundreds of interviews and a team of fact-checkers.

Medill alumnus Jonathan Eig commemorates the life of Martin Luther King Jr. at annual keynote

January 17, 2024

Jonathan Eig (Medill ’86) commemorated Martin Luther King Jr.’s life — flaws and all — at his keynote speech Tuesday in Mary B. Galvin Recital Hall. An award-winning biographer, Eig spoke about...

Eig was a Daily staffer for all four of his years at NU, serving as the campus editor for the 1985-1986 year.

MLK biographer and Medill alum Jonathan Eig reflects on love for journalism, storytelling

January 12, 2024

Jonathan Eig (Medill ’86) began his journalism career covering high school sports for his hometown paper in Rockland County, New York. After four years in The Daily’s newsroom, Eig became a professional...

A candlelight vigil at Alice Millar Chapel is among the events honoring Martin Luther King Jr. this weekend.

Here is how you can honor Martin Luther King Jr. weekend in Evanston

January 10, 2024

This coming weekend is Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and businesses and organizations around Evanston are planning events around the city to commemorate the holiday.  Here’s how to honor the holiday...

Two people stand next to each other. On the left a person wears blue jeans and a green collared shirt. On the right stands a person with grey pants and a white shirt. Both wear watches. Behind them is a background saying Biograph.

NU Alum Aaron Greenberg founds accessible storytelling app Biograph

January 10, 2023

Aaron Greenberg has always loved storytelling. After receiving a Ph.D. in literature from Northwestern in 2017, Greenberg went on to create robust biographies through his company Biograph, which he founded...

Michael Wilbon (Medill ‘80) speaks with students from the 2012 class of the Medill-Northwestern Journalism Institute. The program is one of several pre-college programs offered to provide education to high school students and advertise NU.

Pre-college programs educate high school students, sell Northwestern at the same time

May 30, 2013

In a little more than two weeks, most of Northwestern's more than 8,000 students will pack up their bags, clean out their dorm rooms and head out for the summer. Two weeks later, hundreds of high school...

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