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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


Dozens of students and campus workers arrived at the Multicultural Center in celebration of May Day.

Students Organizing for Labor Rights celebrates May Day amid ongoing contract negotiations between service workers, Compass Group

May 12, 2024

On May 1, 1886, thousands of workers across the U.S. organized a strike to demand an 8-hour work day.  Three years later, a federation of labor unions and socialist parties designated May 1 as a day...

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SOLR hosts May Day event to celebrate campus workers, spotlight intersectional activism efforts

May 2, 2023

Hundreds of students and workers gathered in the Multicultural Center Monday to celebrate May Day, which recognizes the struggles and gains of international labor organization efforts.  On May 1, 1886,...

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Q&A: Julie Payne-Kirchmeier reflects on her time at Northwestern

June 20, 2022

Vice President for Student Affairs Julie Payne-Kirchmeier announced in April that she will leave Northwestern to become vice president for student success for the Indiana University system. Payne-Kirchmeier...

In Focus: Multicultural Student Affairs office assistants report lack of support and action from professional staff

In Focus: Multicultural Student Affairs office assistants report lack of support and action from professional staff

April 28, 2022

Content warning: This story contains mentions of threats of gun violence. When SESP freshman Zoe Lewis arrived on campus last fall, she knew she did not want to work directly for Northwestern through...

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MSA spaces to reopen after closing due to threatening message

March 2, 2022

Content warning: This story contains mentions of threats of gun violence. Multicultural Student Affairs announced in an email that all its spaces will reopen Thursday. MSA closed the Multicultural...

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