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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

Yasmine Diara. Diara is one of many students frustrated with the hypocrisies of the elite college admissions scandal.

First-generation, low-income students discuss hypocrisies of the college admissions scandal

April 19, 2019
Rick Singer, the head of the college-admissions preparation business implicated in the nationwide admissions scandal, spoke of a "side door" to gaining admissions. Only one of those three doors was available to SESP junior David Guirgis, a first-generation, low-income student — albeit barely.“I had to kick down the front door to get here,” he said.
Defining Safe: Students of low socioeconomic backgrounds push for greater inclusivity on campus

Defining Safe: Students of low socioeconomic backgrounds push for greater inclusivity on campus

March 8, 2019

What does “safe” mean for marginalized students on campus? Audio editor Cassidy Jackson is investigating just that in new series “Defining Safe.” For episode two, Jackson sat down with students...

Affording NU: Northwestern pushed for low-income students to be on campus. Now it’s time to actually care about their experience

Affording NU: Northwestern pushed for low-income students to be on campus. Now it’s time to actually care about their experience

February 26, 2019

In this series, a writer explores the everyday struggles of being a low-income student at Northwestern. Three years ago, Northwestern announced a new initiative to have 20 percent of the entering class...

Students bundle up for the winter. For low-income students, Student Enrichment Services offers winter gear to stay warm during the harsh elements

Low-income students struggle to stay warm despite SES efforts

February 11, 2019

Despite Student Enrichment Services’ efforts to provide low-income students with winter jackets, some students said these coats are not enough to withstand Evanston’s bitingly cold winters. Wind...

Allen: How the Northwestern housing system shuts low-income students out of the social scene

January 29, 2019

The housing system for Northwestern undergraduates makes it difficult for students of color to move off campus in their junior or senior years. When students with financial aid, who are often students...

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