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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


Daniel Calderon (Communication ‘24) is dressed in costume and holds a book in hand in this photo of the Wirtz Center’s production of “Tomás and the Library Lady.” Calderon’s castmates appear in the background, all standing behind him. They are holding an assortment of books and puppets.

Wirtz Center increases rehearsal room capacity

May 5, 2021

In response to the decrease in COVID-19 cases in Evanston, the Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts has increased the number of people allowed in rehearsal rooms and extended usage time.  “We don’t...

NU Declassified: Home School: Growing up on Northwestern’s campus

NU Declassified: Home School: Growing up on Northwestern’s campus

November 14, 2019

DIVITYA VAKIL: Welcome to NU Declassified, a look into how Wildcats thrive and survive on Northwestern’s campus. I’m Divitya Vakil. ILANA AROUGHETI: And I’m Ilana Arougheti. VAKIL: Family Weekend...

Zachary Noah Piser playing Evan Hansen in the Toronto production of “Dear Evan Hansen” where he is the alternate, being the first Asian-American actor to be cast as the role.

Northwestern graduate cast as first Asian-American Evan Hansen in “Dear Evan Hansen”

April 10, 2019

Six-time Tony- and Grammy-winning Broadway hit “Dear Evan Hansen” captured the hearts of viewers around the world. For Zachary Noah Piser (Communication ’15), joining the show was a dream. But to...

 A visitor looks at an aspect of the Shepard Engagement Center’s new student activism exhibit. The gallery will run until at least Reading Week and highlights both historical and contemporary movements.

Shepard Hall opens exhibit highlighting past, contemporary student activism

April 10, 2018

Melissa Foster (Bienen ’96, ’01) was a sophomore at Northwestern when University Police knocked a black student down while he was traveling home and handcuffed him for taking a bike that he owned....

Alex Weisman.

Northwestern alum cast in ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ on Broadway

October 4, 2017

A&E After Inauguration Day, Alex Weisman (Communication ’10) needed an escape. To brighten his day, Weisman picked up a copy of “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone,” returning to the...

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