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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

A line of students in purple shirts walk along a grey path. The path is lined with green trees, and to the side parents stand cheering and taking pictures.

First-year PAs plan for hybrid Wildcat Welcome, after going through fully virtual experience last year

May 20, 2021

Northwestern Peer Advisers are currently planning Wildcat Welcome for the class of 2025. For first-year Peer Advisers, they are planning for a partially in-person orientation they have never experienced...

Brandon Tang at virtual March Through the Arch. Students names were displayed one-by-one over a picture of the Weber Arch, a twist on the usual tradition for the virtual format.

“Dub Dub Love”: Wildcat Welcome reimagined for virtual format

September 17, 2020

Every September, first-year Northwestern students are typically found marching through the Weber Arch, saying “Kiss ‘n’ Bye” to their families and hanging out with new friends on the Lakefill. Instead,...

Students participate in March Through The Arch. NSFP is operating under the assumption that Wildcat Welcome will be held on campus in the fall.

NSFP adjusts spring training in light of remote learning, plans for Wildcat Welcome

April 16, 2020

Josh McKenzie, interim director for New Student and Family Programs, knew heading into this year that the office's plans for 2020 would look different than in the past. Wildcat Welcome programming would...

A parent takes a photo during Wildcat Welcome. Parents can connect to each other through various Facebook groups.

Northwestern Parents seek alternative Facebook community

April 18, 2019

Northwestern mom Amy Brewer of Waco, Texas said she enjoys scrolling through the multiple notifications she receives everyday from the Northwestern parent and family Facebook page to read campus updates...

The Superior Hiking trail is where Project Wildcat hosts their annual week-long pre-orientation program. In October 2018, the office of New Student and Family Programs announced there would be no trip in Fall 2019.

Months after PWild’s suspension, counselors grapple with administration’s transparency issues

January 23, 2019

Tara Krantz said she couldn’t imagine her freshman year at Northwestern without Project Wildcat. For the Weinberg sophomore, it was invaluable having a week in the woods to reflect on her transition...

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