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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

From the Archives: Main Library’s origin story

February 21, 2022

Main Library, which opened in 1970, is one of the main study hubs at Northwestern. The library gets its unique structure and radial shelving system from architect Walter Netsch’s geometric concept of...

Northwestern’s campus is covered in snow. SESP junior Sonia Harris said the University’s delayed response to the frigid temperatures caused unnecessary anxiety among students

Students dodge frostbite as NU cancels classes

January 28, 2019
University Archivist Kevin Leonard said NU has canceled classes six times for weather-related reasons in its history.
Jeffrey Sterling (Weinberg ’85) and Lauren Lowery (McCormick ’89). Their book, “Voices and Visions: The Evolution of the Black Experience at Northwestern University” is a collection of narratives from black alumni, staff and faculty documenting their time at NU.

New book by former NUBAA leaders explores the black experience at NU

October 31, 2018

A&E On May 3, 1968, about 120 black students took control of the University’s Bursar’s Office for 38 hours to protest the treatment of black students at Northwestern. The Takeover’s 50th anniversary...

Football: Notre Dame, Northwestern to renew historic rivalry at Ryan Field meeting decades in the making

Football: Notre Dame, Northwestern to renew historic rivalry at Ryan Field meeting decades in the making

October 31, 2018

It was 1889 when Northwestern and Notre Dame met for the first time in football. The two programs have inscribed 129 years of indefatigable history since, albeit a decidedly unbalanced history at that....

University archivists preserve Northwestern’s history, look for ways to store modern technology

December 4, 2017

The Northwestern Archives preserve the University's past through thousands of photographs and documents. The archivists in the basement of Deering Library are also looking for ways to preserve modern technology.

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