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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 calendar on a light blue background. The calendar says “SUN” on the top in Black, and has the number 6 on it.

The Week Ahead: What’s coming up in Evanston the week of Feb. 6

February 6, 2022

Here are some ways to celebrate Black History Month and avoid the outdoors this week in Evanston as the weather remains below freezing. Winter Wonderland Feb. 1 - Feb. 28, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Evanston...

The Block Museum of Art.

The Block Museum of Art unveils its latest exhibition, “A Site of Struggle: American Art against Anti-Black Violence”

January 12, 2022

The Block Museum presented its latest exhibit highlighting Black artists’ creations and commentary on anti-Black violence at Wednesday’s Faculty Senate meeting.  Featuring works dating back to...

In a dimly-lit, purple-hued room, two people sit together on a bench and look at two screens.

Sky Hopinka’s “Cloudless Blue Egress of Summer” exhibition reckons with colonial violence, highlights Indigenous resistance

October 5, 2021

Artist Sky Hopinka, a member of the Ho-Chunk Nation and a descendant of the Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians, wanted to find a way to weave together the history of his family and the discrimination they...

Two figures facing away from the camera walk toward the glass windows and doors of The Block Museum of Art.

The Block Museum expands student docents’ role

May 5, 2021

The Block Museum’s cohort of student docents typically facilitate discussions on art, but the role is now expanding to involve directly advising the staff at the museum.  Erin Northington, the Susan...

A still from “A Family Matter.” The short, along with “LYNDALE,” will film at the Block this Thursday.

The Block brings transgender stories to campus

January 23, 2020

In 2003, Chicago-based artist Oli Rodriguez began documenting his gender transition with a handheld camera, along with his brother’s struggle with depression and anxiety. The filming took place over...

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