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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

Folmsbee: Rapper B.o.B.’s flat earth feud exposes scientific illiteracy

Folmsbee: Rapper B.o.B.’s flat earth feud exposes scientific illiteracy

February 1, 2016

Last week, rapper B.o.B. posted a series of messages online arguing the earth is not a spheroid, but instead is flat, using a series of photos showing a seemingly non-curved horizon. In response, astrophysicist...

Neil deGrasse Tyson speaks about the rise of science in popular culture on Thursday night. The host of the popular TV show “Cosmos” spoke to a packed Ryan Auditorium.

Neil deGrasse Tyson talks science in popular culture, US role in scientific research

May 15, 2015

Astrophysicist and author Neil deGrasse Tyson spoke Thursday night about the prominence of science in popular culture and the United States’ decreasing leadership in scientific research. The popularity...

Two Northwestern professors elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

May 11, 2015

Two Northwestern professors were elected to the 2015 class of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, an honorary society that often supports independent policy research. English Prof. Chris Abani...

Bill Nye speaks about the importance of addressing climate change at Pick-Staiger Concert Hall on Friday night. College Democrats brought Nye to Northwestern to speak about his environmental efforts and his role in promoting science education and research.

Bill Nye urges students to lead the fight against climate change

April 18, 2015

A familiar face in middle and high school science classes, Bill Nye called on Northwestern students of all majors Friday to consider the following: Anyone can help to combat climate change. Throughout...

Roach: Angela Davis and challenging conventional wisdom

Roach: Angela Davis and challenging conventional wisdom

May 18, 2014

Before college, I thought growing up meant figuring out how to change the world. I read about the many attempts throughout history to create utopian societies, I challenged adults who defended conventional...

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