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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


Two dancing people in traditional Chinese dresses each point a fan toward the ground and cradle their faces.

EighthDay Theatre debuts an original English adaptation of Chinese legend ‘The Butterfly Lovers’

May 8, 2022

  EighthDay Theatre Club, Northwestern’s only Chinese theatre club, debuted an original play called “The Butterfly Lovers” this weekend. The show, the second since the club’s founding,...

An actress dressed in red and green traditional Chinese dress stands onstage and points a sword toward the audience.

Imagine U premieres a new version of “The Ballad of Mu Lan” this weekend

February 25, 2022

The story of Mu Lan stretches back to sixth-century ancient China and has been told countless times since then, most notably in Disney’s 1998 animated movie “Mulan.” Imagine U’s “The Ballad...

A group of students on a stage look in different directions, each student doing a different action.

New Chinese theatre group EighthDay Theatre Club to premiere Chinese show

November 3, 2021

Communication junior Jonyca Jiao saw a gap in inclusivity across Northwestern’s theatre department. So this year, she decided to fill it. “I don’t see a lot of Chinese or East Asian stories represented...

Joyca Jiao on stage with the Little Match Girl cast.

International theatre students engage in in-person productions in post-pandemic China

January 19, 2021

Northwestern theatre students in post-pandemic China are engaging in in-person production, an opportunity that is yet to be realistic for their peers in the States. Due to the travel ban between China...

With coronavirus moving classes remote, some international students have had to take classes late at night, or watch them asynchronously. “Everything would be better if I could be (in) a class with a professor,” McCormick freshman Felix Haba said. “But I dont think there will be a significant gap. I’ll make up for it.”

International students adapt to unusual class times

April 19, 2020

Some Northwestern international students have had to adapt their class schedules to huge time differences after returning home for remote learning Spring Quarter. With the coronavirus pandemic dispersing...

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