Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

46° Evanston, IL
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

A black metal marker displays a purple sign with words “Northwestern University.” Below the sign is a green map of the campus. Behind the marker are dark green leaves and a lamppost.

Graduate students call for transparency, community engagement in Presidential Search Committee listening forum

May 25, 2021

Graduate students expressed opinions and outlooks on the search for University President Morton Schapiro’s successor at a Tuesday listening forum. The event was held as a Zoom webinar where registered...

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

Graduate student advocacy groups reflect on progress made, demands still unmet under Dean Mayo

May 9, 2021

When Ph.D. student Sarah Peko-Spicer came to Northwestern in 2015, she worried about finding community as one of two Black graduate students in the statistics department. But the transition was not as...

Three hands are shown against a purple background with a white circle in the middle. From left to right, the hands are holding a laptop, a sign that states “CoalitionNU” and papers.

CoalitionNU emphasizes collective action and existing demands while reflecting on past year of organizing

April 19, 2021

For the past year, graduate students have met with University administrators to demand Northwestern prioritize students with marginalized identities. The administration has largely responded with hesitancy,...

In the January meeting between NU Community Not Cops and central administration, NUCNC members changed their Zoom backgrounds to feature this graphic which they said reflects collected responses from Black students after Schapiro’s Oct. 19 email.

NUCNC is continuing to press Northwestern to abolish NUPD

January 28, 2021

After several months of continuous pressure on Northwestern administration to abolish University Police and divest from policing and other militarized entities, NUCNC is continuing their work into the...

Police officers responding to a protest (left) and President Morton Schapiro. Schapiro and other administrators responded to police presence at student protests at a Tuesday live webinar with NU Community Not Cops.

NUCNC, central administration meet publicly for first time

January 12, 2021

In their first public interaction with University President Morton Schapiro and other members of the central administration, NU Community Not Cops organizers expressed their disapproval of the University’s...

Load More Stories
Activate Search
Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881
Sarah Peko-Spicer