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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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NU COVID-19 isolation housing evolves, NU provides no booster shot update

September 28, 2022

Following the last Universitywide communication on COVID-19 on Aug. 15, Northwestern made no mention of the updated bivalent booster vaccine rollout as it posted changes online to its isolation housing...

LTE: What you need to know about monkeypox

September 21, 2022

Twenty-six gay and queer-identifying Northwestern faculty came together to address what they viewed as insufficiencies in the initial statement by NU officials regarding the Monkeypox outbreak. This situation...

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Northwestern maintains no masking or testing policy changes, does not mention uptick in COVID-19 positivity

May 18, 2022

Though Vice President for Operations Luke Figora acknowledged the rise in COVID-19 hospitalizations in the Chicago-area in a Wednesday email, he did not discuss any changes to the lack of masking or testing...

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University says PCR tests are only offered on a limited basis for those partaking in NU-related travel

May 13, 2022

Northwestern is only offering PCR tests on a limited basis to faculty, staff and students who are required to obtain a PCR test for University-related travel, University spokesperson Erin Karter told The...

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The Daily Explains: Updated city, state COVID-19 guidelines in light of omicron subvariant prevalence

May 12, 2022

Evanston stopped publishing COVID-19 test positivity rates April 28 due to shifts in federal reporting requirements, according to Health and Human Services Director Ike Ogbo.  The change occurred shortly...

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