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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

Reporting while black: Faculty, alumni talk experiences in journalism

Reporting while black: Faculty, alumni talk experiences in journalism

June 7, 2020

Robert Samuels (Medill ’06) was reporting on anti-Trump protesters at one of the then-candidate’s 2016 campaign rallies in Louisville during the primary season for The Washington Post. As he took notes...

Augustine: On a journalist’s role in protests against racism and police brutality

Augustine: On a journalist’s role in protests against racism and police brutality

June 2, 2020

“By night, mayhem broke out, with smashed store windows, vandalized cars, stolen merchandise, burning trash barrels and the acrid smell of tear gas wafting over the area,” Jeremy C. Fox and John Hilliard...

Former Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke enters the courtroom to attend a post-conviction hearing at the Leighton Criminal Court Building Friday, Dec. 14, 2018 in Chicago. Van Dyke was sentenced on Friday to just under 7 years in prison for second-degree murder and 16 counts of aggravated battery

Northwestern community grapples with Van Dyke sentencing

January 21, 2019

CHICAGO — As a citizen of Chicago and the adoring aunt of black children, Paula Hooper felt a mix of emotions — fear, disappointment, anger — when she heard former police officer Jason Van Dyke...

Closson: Expand criminal justice reform, activism beyond policing

November 14, 2017

Growing up, my parents consistently talked to my younger brother and me about the realities of being black men in this country and the importance of being aware of our actions. I still remember in eighth...

Editorial: We must keep local officials accountable in response to Crosby’s violent arrest

January 30, 2017

As racial bias in policing roils cities across the country, it may be tempting for some to imagine Evanston as immune. Our city consistently brands itself as progressive and welcoming, and Northwestern...

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