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The Daily Northwestern

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


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‘Everything that could have gone wrong’: Housing selection process leaves NU students scrambling

May 6, 2024

When Weinberg freshman Savannah Hsu enrolled at Northwestern, she never imagined being sick for the first five months. She never imagined that an ear, nose, throat specialist would discover enlarged adenoids...

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NU launches continuous housing program: Meet the students staying on campus this Winter Break

November 29, 2023

About 40 students are staying on campus during Winter Break after Northwestern launched its continuous housing program for the 2023-24 academic year. While undergraduates had to move into graduate student...

A stressed girl sits with her hand on her forehead. Behind her loom a stack of boxes and a stack of money on either side of her head.

NU students boxed in by storage options, move-out time constraints

May 28, 2023

As her sophomore year ended, Weinberg junior Elizabeth Dudley searched for a place to store her belongings over the summer. She planned to move into a sublet in the fall and wanted to avoid the hassle...

Digital Diaries Season 3 Episode 4: The problem with housing, once again.

Digital Diaries Season 3 Episode 4: The problem with housing, once again.

May 1, 2023

    With priority numbers being released last week, the Daily Northwestern spoke to students about housing. Specifically, about how disparities in housing affect the residential experience. PAUL...

Worker in purple cap and purple crewneck with hair pulled back crouched over holding a yellow broom. There is a blurred thought bubble above her head. Laundry machines surround both sides.

‘We are suffering too much’: Maintenance technicians report overwork, retaliation from Northwestern supervisors

April 27, 2023

Content warning: This story includes mentions of workplace abuse and racism. Two names have been changed in this story to protect the safety of workers who are currently employed. Both workers requested...

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