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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

Pictured is Fisk Hall, home to the Medill School of Journalism –– it’s located at 1845 Sheridan Rd. A sign is pictured in front of the building, and it reads “Northwestern University, 1845 Sheridan Road, MEDILL SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM, MEDIA, IMC.”

Community members reflect on Medill degrees’ STEM designation

May 27, 2021

In December, Medill School of Journalism announced that all its degrees were immediately switching to STEM designations. This thrilled students, who took to Twitter to celebrate.  “MEDILL KIDS ARE...

Fine: Weed out weed-out classes

February 24, 2021

As an engineering student, I’ve endured my fair share of weed-out classes, courses meant to separate those who will continue in STEM fields from those who won’t. Typically characterized by difficult...

STEM professors have tried various ways to improve the learning experience for underclassmen. In addition to the difficult course material, online classes have complicated the instructions.

Northwestern STEM faculty seek ways to adjust online classes for underclassmen

October 15, 2020

Since underclassmen no longer pack into an auditorium for large lecture classes, professors and teaching assistants have had to adapt their STEM curriculum for the remote format. Some professors have...

Fine: Rhetoric and the inclusion of women in STEM

Fine: Rhetoric and the inclusion of women in STEM

September 29, 2020

In 1947, American metallurgist Ernest Kirkendall controversially published his third and final paper accompanied by pages of discussion written by preeminent scientists doubting his results. Kirkendall’s...

Sastoque: Stop invalidating humanities majors

Sastoque: Stop invalidating humanities majors

March 2, 2020

Humanities majors often experience a phenomenon of expected multidimensionality. When a college student reveals that they are majoring in STEM, no further questions are asked. However, the disclosure of...

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