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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

A girl wearing a purple leotard and pink skirt dances onstage.

Eight Counts Ballet Company premieres first-ever onstage production of “The Nutcracker”

December 1, 2022

Last December, Eight Counts Ballet Company filmed an unofficial production of “The Nutcracker.” One year (and one month) later, the company will perform the holiday classic in McCormick Auditorium. Medill...

A person wearing a poncho raises his arms and smiles with other dancing people.

Cast of NU ‘In the Heights’ celebrate their identities in an immersive musical

November 15, 2022

The original “In the Heights” musical on Broadway hardly lacked pizzazz, if four Tonys and 13 nominations count for anything. But Northwestern’s upcoming production of the show seeks to add even...

People sitting onstage clap in front of a purple screen that says “President’s Alumni Panel: My Northwestern Direction.”

Northwestern Alumni Medalist panel members reflect on careers, college experience

October 9, 2022

Recipients of the 2022 Northwestern Alumni Medal spoke in a Friday discussion about their college experiences and careers.  The Northwestern Alumni Association and University President Michael Schill...

A group of a cappella singers perform in front of a group sitting on a couch.

Standing room only at Rock the Lake: Stans, first-years and transfers overflow the auditorium

September 20, 2022

Performers took the stage Sunday during Wildcat Welcome for Rock the Lake, an annual mega-variety show, in McCormick Auditorium. This event showed the enormity of small worlds at Northwestern, with...

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Comedians Patti Harrison, Sarah Sherman entertain as spring speakers for joint A&O, Sherman Ave. event

May 27, 2022

Comedians Sarah Sherman (Communication ’15) and Patti Harrison have faced all sorts of crowds before, but they succeeded at a particularly difficult task Wednesday night: eliciting laughs from an...

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