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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

Letter to the Editor: Disclose and divest NU’s firearms funding

February 23, 2018

Three student movements have focused on Northwestern’s endowment investments: Fossil Free NU, Unshackle NU and NU Divest. It's time to add a fourth: Divest Firearms Funding. Gun makers fuel the National...

Speakers from the vigil link hands in the front row of the Second Baptist Church to join in the singing of We Shall Overcome on Wednesday night. Over 300 people were present at the packed church in remembrance of the mass shooting that took place in Orlando three days prior.

Second Baptist Church holds vigil in remembrance of Orlando victims

June 16, 2016

Over 300 people filled Evanston’s Second Baptist Church Wednesday night with song, prayer and speech for a vigil in light of the recent mass shooting in Orlando, Florida. The Evanston Community in...

Guest Column: We Will campaign video highlights lack of diversity at Northwestern

Guest Column: ‘We Will’ campaign video highlights lack of diversity at Northwestern

April 10, 2014

As a senior at Northwestern, I think often about the media depictions of students of color at our university, as well as the spaces that students of color are allowed to occupy and the degree of ownership...

Author and lawyer Tom Diaz speaks about gun safety Thursday night in the Owen L. Coon Forum. Diaz appeared in a panel discussion with state Sen. Kwame Raoul (D-Chicago) moderated by state Sen. Dan Kotoski (D-Park Ridge).

Politicians, activists call for action on gun control

September 26, 2013

As Shannon Watts began to speak Thursday night about the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, her voice cracked and her eyes filled with tears. The Indiana woman described how furious she was to hear...

Ryan: A call for increased gun control measures in face of Boston shootings

Ryan: A call for increased gun control measures in face of Boston shootings

April 21, 2013

Forgive me if this column is a bit disorganized. I didn’t sleep much before I wrote it. The news coming out of Massachusetts late Thursday night and early Friday morning was at once riveting and heartbreaking,...

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