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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

The Monday message is Schill’s fifth to the community since the militant group Hamas attacked Israel on Oct. 7.

University President Michael Schill announces new committee on antisemitism and hate

November 14, 2023

Northwestern will create a new committee aiming to combat antisemitism and hate, University President Michael Schill announced in a message to the community Monday. Kellogg Prof. Efraim Benmelech and...

In Focus: Community members say Northwestern is neither a safe nor free space for conversations about Palestine and Israel

In Focus: Community members say Northwestern is neither a safe nor free space for conversations about Palestine and Israel

March 2, 2023

Content warning: This piece includes mention of Islamophobia, racism, antisemitism and death. Throughout this story, some names have been changed to protect students’ safety. Many sources who requested...

Photograph of a light-gray brick building with stairs to the entrance and a blue sky in the background.

Looking back and moving forward: Asian languages and cultures department plans 10-year anniversary

November 21, 2022

Asian languages and cultures department Chair Laura Brueck joined Northwestern as an associate professor of South Asian literature and culture in 2013. Now, she’s planning the department’s 10-year...

Two people examine one of three paintings on the wall of the Block Museum of Art.

Block Museum exhibition ‘Taking Shape: Abstraction from the Arab World’ redefines modernism

October 2, 2022

Two and a half years after its originally scheduled inauguration in spring 2020, “Taking Shape: Abstraction from the Arab World, 1950s–1980s” has arrived at the Block Museum of Art. Students, faculty...

Moumen Smihi talks with Block Museum of Art staff members prior to the screening of two of his films Thursday night. Smihi is in Evanston for the presentation of his films, newly subtitled in English.

Prominent Moroccan director presents films at Block Museum

April 13, 2014

The Block Museum of Art kicked off a two-weekend-long series of film screenings Thursday with the works of a prominent Moroccan director. Moumen Smihi, born in Tangier, has directed and written a number...

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