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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


On Saturday, the first day of Lunar New Year celebrations, close to 500 students flocked to the Tech Ryan Auditorium for a sold-out Chinese New Year Gala.

Northwestern organizations provide ‘home away from home’ for Lunar New Year

February 12, 2024

During Lunar New Year, a traditional Chinese holiday that emphasizes family and togetherness, students on campus have found new ways to celebrate without family nearby. The 15-day celebration began on...

With the help of Freddie’s Modern Kung Fu on Howard Street, the event featured a traditional lion dance where performers mimic a lion to bring good luck.

Lunar New Year brings Evanston’s Asian American community together

February 12, 2024

Evanston kicked off the Year of the Dragon with its third annual Lunar New Year celebration, filled with a lion dance, free hot chocolate and dozens of flashy red envelopes at the corner of Dempster Street...

Northwestern students celebrated the Year of the Dragon at the Chinese New Year Gala.

Chinese student organizations host joint Chinese New Year Gala

February 11, 2024

The Chinese New Year Gala, hosted by two of Northwestern’s Chinese student organizations, celebrated the arrival of the Year of the Dragon Saturday. Co-hosted by the Chinese International Students...

Student groups celebrate Lunar New Year all month long

February 25, 2022

Student groups hosted Lunar New Year celebrations throughout February. The events centered around food, games and performances. For many students away from home, celebrating Lunar New Year on campus was...

A person in a lion costume stands on the sidewalk amid a crowd.

Main-Dempster Mile celebrates Lunar New Year

February 2, 2022

More than 70 guests of the Main-Dempster Mile’s Lunar New Year Celebration watched as a white, gold and red lion danced down the red lantern-decorated sidewalk last night near the intersection of Dempster...

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