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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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Evanston community members reflect on local Ramadan celebrations

May 2, 2022

After the prayers for Eid al-Fitr concluded Monday morning, people poured through the doors of Dar-us-Sunnah Masjid and Community Center in Evanston. Families and friends slipped on their shoes and received...

A table of men sit around a table and talk. Empty water bottles sit in front of them.

Community members celebrate Ramadan in Muslim-cultural Students Association event

April 5, 2022

Excited chatter and laughter filled the Parkes ballroom walls as over 300 people –– Muslims and non-Muslims alike –– gathered Monday night to break their fasts together and share a meal.  The...

A dining worker scoops food behind a counter.

Muslim students advocate for transparency in halal food options on campus

February 4, 2022

When Weinberg sophomore Ayesha Baig saw the label for halal food next to pork chops at Sargent, her first instinct was to post a picture on Snapchat.  “I came to campus as a freshman my Winter Quarter...

Muslims across the world are celebrating the holy month of Ramadan from sundown on April 23 through May 23. This year, Northwestern is providing resources to students, as they adapt their practices amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.

Students celebrate Ramadan during pandemic

May 3, 2020

From sundown on April 23 through May 23, Muslims across the world are celebrating the holy month of Ramadan. This year, however, their observation looks different. Throughout the 30-day holiday, communities...

Four of the honorary degree recipients. The 2019 commencement ceremony took place Friday at Ryan Field.

Commencement Notebook: Faculty, honorary degree recipients recognized

June 21, 2019

In a stark contrast to last year’s rain-soaked ceremony, the sun shone brightly Friday morning for this year’s commencement. Tahera Ahmad, associate chaplain and director of interfaith engagement...

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