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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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Northwestern and Evanston officials share updates on COVID-19 and Dillo Day

May 18, 2022

Content warning: This story contains a mention of mass shootings. Northwestern administrators and Evanston city officials presented COVID-19 and Dillo Day information in a Tuesday virtual community...

Student performers and bands competed at Mayfest’s Battle of the Artists for a chance to perform at the 50th anniversary of Dillo Day.

Mayfest hosts Battle of the Artists, provides platforms to student performers

May 16, 2022

Communication freshman and rapper Ciel McDaniels performed live for the first time in elementary school. This week, he will take to a much larger stage with a set at Dillo Day. “I love just seeing...

Blonde-haired singer beabadoobee stares directly at the camera dressed in a red tee shirt and colorful necklace.

Indie artist beabadoobee brings mellow acoustic set to Dillo Day 2021

May 23, 2021

Indie artist beabadoobee brought a mellow energy to Dillo Day 2021 this Saturday with a casual, acoustic set. Singer Beatrice Laus, also known by her stage name beabadoobee, kicked off her singing career...

DJ and producer KAYTRANADA, wearing a black jacket and a tiger-covered white shirt, stares into the distance with trees in the background.

KAYTRANADA brings versatility, originals and hit remixes to Dillo Day performance

May 23, 2021

After KAYTRANADA canceled his Chicago show in May 2020 due to the pandemic, many Northwestern students tuned into a long-awaited live set from the producer and DJ at Dillo Day 2021. The two-time Grammy...

A graphic of the artists performing at Dillo Day 2021 split into four triangular and rectangular sections. From the far left, the first image depicts Playboi Carti wearing a black shirt behind a green background as he stares into the distance. The next upper image is of Omar Apollo wearing a red sleeveless top sitting in a bathtub with his hand on his blonde hair staring up at the camera. Below Apollo is an image of KAYTRANADA looking up behind a background of a blue sky and trees as he wears a white collared print shirt, a black jacket and a gold chain. The final image to the far right is a close up of Beabadoobee staring directly into the camera. She has blonde hair and freckles on her nose.

Mayfest’s executive board seeks to transform Dillo Day, prioritizing diversity and inclusion

May 21, 2021

Although Dillo Day has featured artists of color, this diversity was not always reflected in the executive board of Mayfest Productions, director of booking Amirah Ford said.  When the Medill junior...

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