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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 Rock. After it was given a Pilgrim hat in the days leading up to Thanksgiving, Indigenous graduate students responded by repainting it with phrases such as “Native land” and “land back.”

“This is Native land”: Indigenous graduate students’ Rock painting covered, repainted

December 8, 2020

The Rock, previously painted orange with a yellow smiley face since late October, had a new addition last week — a Pilgrim hat. It was a few days before Thanksgiving, a day many Indigenous people...

Interim Provost Kathleen Hagerty. Doctoral candidate Schnaude Dorizan suggested the University publish a website that posts monthly updates on the University’s action to provide equitable support.

TGS students press University on relief plans for marginalized communities in Coalition NU town hall

May 29, 2020

Members of Coalition NU discussed equity planning in response to the pandemic at a Thursday town hall. They probed Interim Provost Kathleen Hagerty to provide answers on the state of The Graduate School...

Medill Prof. Patty Loew gives a talk at Reprise Coffee Roasters. She emphasized Native American history and inclusion.

Northwestern professor emphasizes Native history and inclusion

January 16, 2020

Director for Native American and Indigenous Research and Medill Prof. Patty Loew emphasized the history of Native Americans in Evanston at a Wednesday event at Reprise Coffee Roasters. The talk was...

Campus nature walk participants pause to appreciate the land and water where Northwestern was built. Northwestern lies on the lands of the Council of the Three Fires.

Native community holds events in November for 30 Days of Indigenous programming

November 13, 2019

Graduate students Nikki McDaid-Morgan and Forrest Bruce gathered under Weber Arch Tuesday morning with a small group of Indigenous community members to take campus nature walks and appreciate the land...

A student holds up a sign at a February march and teach-in event to protest scientific racism in academia. Activists pushed back against the idea that Satoshi Kanazawa is just “hurting feelings” with his research

Old vs. New: Kanazawa controversy spurs discussion on generational gap in defining academic freedom

March 4, 2019

Northwestern administrators’ unwillingness to oust a controversial visiting scholar despite widespread student backlash has thrown into question the definition, limits and importance of academic freedom...

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