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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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‘Factions of Sol’ game developed by NU alum starts to see success after two years of development

September 27, 2022

A new board game, Factions of Sol, created by a startup from The Garage, is blasting off toward success. Mark IV Games, founded in 2019, produced the game. Founder and CEO Elam Blackwell (Communication...

Three people pose with a bagged product inside a room with a light above.

Student-led company Minimal Snacks seeks to create healthy snacks with natural ingredients

January 16, 2022

Minimal Snacks wants to revolutionize the snack industry through a simple pitch: “Less is more.” Ryan Teo (McCormick ’21), founder of Minimal Snacks, said he developed the idea for the company...

The founders of the Romphim. The group met while pursuing graduate degrees at the Kellogg School of Management.

The rise and fall of the RompHim: How a viral sensation was born and the reason it came to an end

March 5, 2020

The Monthly The RompHim is dead. Long live the RompHim in our hearts. The viral clothing sensation that spawned dozens of summer ’fits, memes and copycat garments is no more, the company...

Sketchbook Brewing Company’s Evanston location has undergone extensive renovations in the past few months. The updated space will open before Thanksgiving.

Sketchbook Brewing Company grows after five years of success

October 1, 2019

When Sketchbook Brewing Co. first opened in Evanston in 2014, the company produced around 500 barrels of beer a year. Now, five years later, it makes over 3,000 barrels a year, and sells its product to...

Viet Nom Nom, 618 ½ Church St. The restaurant’s founders say they plan to move into the storefront location later this month.

Viet Nom Nom owners launch Kickstarter for first storefront location

May 16, 2017

Two years after Noah Bleicher (Kellogg ’15) decided to open a Vietnamese restaurant in Evanston, he and a business partner began a Kickstarter campaign weeks before the restaurant’s forecasted opening. Bleicher...

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