The Daily Northwestern

Schapiro responds to criticisms of email sent day after presidential election

Peter Kotecki, Campus Editor

November 17, 2016

Filed under Campus, Election 2016, Latest Stories

University President Morton Schapiro responded to criticisms of an email sent to students the day after the presidential election, saying he didn’t realize the email did not mention Donald Trump by name. Schapiro told The Daily he wanted to emphasi...

Interfaith gathering aims to show solidarity after election

Erica Snow, Assistant City Editor

November 16, 2016

Filed under City, Local

Evanston religious leaders plan to hold an interfaith gathering Sunday at Fountain Square for community members to show solidarity following the presidential election. The event will show that religious leaders are “resolved to st...

Northwestern faculty, students plan to improve ‘TweetCast’ ballot prediction app

Kristine Liao, Reporter

October 20, 2016

Filed under Campus, Faculty

Solely based on tweets, an application developed by Northwestern professors and students is reported to predict people’s voting preferences with an 80 percent accuracy. TweetCast is an online program that predicts who Twitter...

Medill profs pinpoint voter population that may not be represented in polls

Kristine Liao, Reporter

October 18, 2016

Filed under Campus, Faculty

A recent study by two Medill professors revealed a group of politically disengaged voters that may not have been represented in past polls but could prove crucial to the 2016 presidential election. Medill Profs. Martin Block...