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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


Northwestern University Graduate Workers protest in Nov. 2019. “Unions 101: A Political Education Even” educated attendees on the process, history and types of unions.

NUGW hosts event to teach unionization, outline efforts to gain official recognition

November 15, 2020

Northwestern University Graduate Workers detailed ongoing efforts to receive official union recognition at a Friday event attended by about 50. Aimed at educating attendees on the process, history...

Northwestern’s advocacy groups are taking to social media platforms to campaign.

Labor advocacy groups adapt to remote organizing

April 20, 2020

When the COVID-19 pandemic began reaching local communities, members of Students Organizing for Labor Rights were mobilizing for a living wage campaign for Northwestern’s food service workers. The pandemic...

In Tuesday’s “tweetstorm” organized by Northwestern University Graduate Workers  TGS students tweeted #universal1yr. It trended in Illinois.

Amid pandemic, graduate students launch Twitter campaign in latest efforts to secure additional year of funding

April 19, 2020

Many students enrolled in The Graduate School attained their undergraduate degrees during the economic recession of the late 2000s. A decade later, some say they’re facing similar circumstances that...

A NUGW member speaks at a protest in Chicago on Thursday. Entering the new decade, the group plans to continue to fight for union recognition.

2020 Vision: Despite roadblocks, Northwestern University Graduate Workers remain optimistic about unionization

November 18, 2019

This is the third article in a series called “2020 Vision” which walks through the reflections and hopes student groups, administrators and others throughout Northwestern have on the past few years...

The office of Northwestern Student Enrichment Services. Emergency funding requests that used to be handled by Student Enrichment Services are now being processed by Financial Aid in order to be in compliance with federal law.

Administrators move to streamline graduate emergency aid process after changes to distribution cause confusion

October 17, 2019

Northwestern is working to improve the emergency aid process for graduate students after changes made to aid distribution caused widespread confusion. Emergency funding requests that used to be handled...

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