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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


A student sits in a dark dorm room illuminated by their computer screen. Scientific and musical posters adorn the walls, and a saxophone sits in the corner.

Bienen dual degree students balance workload, pursue interdisciplinary passions

April 19, 2023

Bienen School of Music students who pursue dual degrees with other schools at Northwestern say they draw on self-motivation to manage their heavy workloads. Dual degree students typically take five...

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University of Chicago Prof. Sarah Sebo presents robot-human interaction research

January 8, 2023

Imagine a world where humans empathize with robots. Well, according to recent research at the University of Chicago, they already do.  About 40 students gathered in classroom B211 in the Technological...

Mwangi: Will humanities professors ever go paperless?

Mwangi: Will humanities professors ever go paperless?

October 4, 2022

My last two years at Northwestern have taught me that humanities professors — who are some of the best faculty on campus — might be the biggest threat to tree coverage everywhere. Humanities professors...

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...

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