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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

A group of college students in a formation with dramatic facial expressions reflected in a mirror. A person is sitting at a keyboard piano on the right.

Griffin’s Tale brings children’s imaginations to life

January 27, 2022

Griffin's Tale Children's Theatre Repertory Company at Northwestern only performs work written by children. Founded in 1990, Griffin’s Tale empowers children to become creative and pursue writing....

Five actors stand scattered around the stage, some standing on the ground and some on platforms. Watercolor-style paint is splashed across the stage. Empty seats can be seen in both the foreground and background.

Sit & Spin Productions builds community around out-of-the-box theatre

January 27, 2022

Communication junior Maddie Hughes’ first Sit & Spin Productions experience was out of the ordinary, even for a production team that prides itself on new and unique performances. In spring 2021,...

Two directors chairs sit on a stage surrounded by red curtains. The chair on the right has a spotlight.

Casting call raises questions on racism in theatre

May 25, 2021

A&E On April 28, the Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts sent out a casting call for an outside production to their email list. The call listed 15 available roles, but only one, at the very bottom,...

NU Declassified: A Brief History of The Rock

NU Declassified: A Brief History of The Rock

November 11, 2020

Northwestern’s most iconic monument: The Rock. For decades, The Rock has been a pillar of student life but also controversy. How did a dilapidated fountain go from an object of pranks to a battleground...

The Rock. After “White Silence Kills” was painted over with “NU,” students painted it to say “enough.”

“Your silence is deafening”: After three months, the Rock was repainted twice to reflect ongoing student demands

September 20, 2020

For three months over the summer, the Rock had the same three words painted on it — “White Silence Kills.” The message, painted during the last days of May, was accompanied by writings on the...

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