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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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Community members mourn deceased Kurdish woman, voice support for nationwide protests in Iran

September 26, 2022

Content warning: this story contains mentions of death. More than 50 community members gathered at The Rock on Friday for a vigil honoring Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old Kurdish woman who died in police...

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Graduate students continue advocating for a dedicated lounge space on Chicago Campus

May 12, 2022

When sixth-year Driskill Graduate Program in Life Sciences student Patrick Madden arrived at Northwestern in 2016, students in The Graduate School could access two lounges in NU’s Chicago Campus. Just...

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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...

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Kelly Mayo, interim TGS dean, appointed to permanent post

April 23, 2021

Kelly Mayo, interim dean for The Graduate School, will serve in permanent post starting May 1, according to a Friday University news release. Mayo has led TGS since June 2020 after Teresa Woodruff left...

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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,...

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