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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


Schill addressed issues of antisemitism and free speech at a Thursday morning hearing hosted by the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.

NU SJP, JVP, Divestment Coalition release statement on University President Michael Schill’s congressional testimony

May 24, 2024

Northwestern's chapters of Students for Justice in Palestine and Jewish Voice for Peace as well as the NU Divestment Coalition — the group behind the pro-Palestinian encampment on Deering Meadow last...

Schill defended his decision to negotiate with pro-Palestinian activists and emphasized his commitment to free speech and student safety Thursday morning.

University President Michael Schill tried to walk a thin line in his remarks before congress. He still faces dissatisfaction from dueling camps.

May 24, 2024

Facing tough questions from lawmakers about his response to pro-Palestinian activism, University President Michael Schill attempted to perform a balancing act during his Thursday morning testimony before...

Demonstrators began taking tents down on Deering Meadow at about 3 p.m. Monday after organizers reached an agreement with administrators.

Captured: Demonstrators take down encampment on Deering Meadow

April 30, 2024

After five days on Deering Meadow, pro-Palestinian demonstrators began taking down their encampment at about 3 p.m. Monday afternoon. Organizers reached an agreement with administrators Monday morning...

The University and the NU Divestment Coalition reached an agreement Monday morning.

Administrators, student demonstrators reach agreement to end encampment on Deering Meadow

April 29, 2024

Student demonstrators wrapped up negotiations with the University Monday after five days of demonstrations. The University will engage in a number of steps to support Palestinian students and protest on...

Several signs and banners on the fence between Deering Meadow and Sheridan Road called out Schill by name as the encampment entered its fifth day.

Interim addendum about protests comes as Schill’s tenure stresses free speech

April 29, 2024

Shortly after pro-Palestinian demonstrators set up an encampment on Deering Meadow Thursday morning, Northwestern enacted an interim addendum to its demonstration policy. In an email, University President...

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