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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

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The history of Dillo Day: How the 50-year-long tradition came about

May 19, 2022

In 1973, two Texan Northwestern undergraduates founded Armadillo Productions and threw a small gathering. Those humble beginnings kickstarted NU’s beloved Dillo Day festival, now the largest student-run...

An image of the gray Rebecca Crown Center building. There is a lawn with white flowers in front of the building.

Faculty Senate discusses lost pension funds, propose audit of University finances

April 14, 2021

Faculty representatives raised questions about the University’s fiscal practices and financial future at Wednesday’s Faculty Senate meeting. Board of Trustees Chair J. Landis Martin highlighted...

Buffett Institute for Global Affairs executive director Annelise Riles.

Buffett Institute unveils Northwestern Global Strategic Plan at February Faculty Senate meeting

February 20, 2020

Buffett Institute for Global Affairs Executive Director Annelise Riles presented Northwestern’s Global Strategic Plan at Faculty Senate on Wednesday in Scott Hall’s Guild Lounge. The presentation...

Profs. Joel Mokyr (left) and Robert Gordon debate the future of economic growth. Gordon argued that US growth will never return to its mid-century peak, while Mokyr countered that technology will continue to fuel advances in productivity.

Professors Gordon, Mokyr clash over the future of economic growth

April 26, 2016

Robert Gordon does not believe in a bright American future. “We’re mired in the muck with productivity growth as slow as it’s ever been in US history,” the economics professor said. “Everywhere...

Economics Prof. Robert Gordon addresses students in his “Did Economics Win Two World Wars?” class. Gordon’s book arguing America’s years of prolific innovation have passed, “The Rise and Fall of American Growth,” was published in January.

Famed Northwestern macroeconomist Robert Gordon predicts end to life-changing innovation

February 9, 2016

The gloomy economist sits in a large office that reveals no inkling of his pessimistic predictions. Glass awards rest on his desk, model airplanes decorate the shelves and original photographs from India...

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