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The Daily Northwestern

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 “I’m First” week was expanded from an “I’m First” day in 2022, which occurred on national First-Generation day, Nov. 8.

“I’m First” week honors first-generation students, staff and faculty

November 8, 2023

First-generation students were greeted by cheers of “happy First Gen Week!” as they entered the “I’m First” celebration under a purple and white balloon arch Wednesday night at the Segal Visitors...

An illustration of a purple stage with curtains and two drama faces laughing and frowning.

Mudlark Theater Company spring break camp empowers Evanston Latine youth

April 9, 2023

At Latinidades Spring Break Camp last week, children ages 6 to 10 explored and affirmed their Latine identity through butterfly drawing and mirroring exercises. The free, five-day camp is part of a...

Two Guatemalan “worry dolls,” complete with multicolored dresses and red blouses, on a gold-striped background.

Evanston celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with monthlong programming

October 18, 2022

Evanston celebrated National Hispanic Heritage Month with a multitude of celebrations this year, ranging from worry doll making kits to community-wide events. Approximately 12% of Evanston residents...

Evanston Pride celebrates Latinidad with second annual Una Fiesta Hispana

October 4, 2022

Sounds of trumpets, violins and guitars flooded Fountain Square Thursday as the community celebrated Hispanic Heritage month. Evanston Pride hosted their second annual Una Fiesta Hispana complete with...

A Yellow tri-fold poster board with pre-coronavirus photos and text about Alianza.

Fresh faces, creating Latinidad: A new Alianza works to empower Latine students

April 14, 2022

Representing all Latinidad at Northwestern is a tall task. Alianza, a student group promoting Latine culture, tries every day to meet it.  In 1989, students founded Casa Hispana, the first Latine student...

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