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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 set of Mario characters are at the bottom left as a rainbow road takes up the rest of the frame.

Reel Thoughts: ‘The Super Mario Bros. Movie’ shoots for the stars, avoids a red shell

April 16, 2023

Few fictional characters are as recognizable as Mario, the face of gaming giant Nintendo. The animators at Illumination bore a heavy weight as they attempted to bring everyone’s favorite plumber to the...

Sexual assault report made to EPD, suspect still at large

May 18, 2021

A report of an attempted sexual assault involving an NU student was made to Evanston Police Department, who informed University Police. On Tuesday around 6:30 a.m.,between Clark Street and Orrington...

University President Morton Schapiro. When asked about police violence against student protesters, he said students also engaged in violent tactics.

Administration does not commit to defunding UP in Community Dialogue

November 19, 2020

Two days after the release of the University Police budget report, senior administrators responded to student questions and concerns in a virtual dialogue. Administrators made no commitments to defund...

Armed NIPAS officers at an NU Community Not Cops protest. Human Services Committee members discussed the city’s relationship with NIPAS in a Monday meeting.

Students pepper-sprayed, one arrested during Halloween action to abolish NUPD

November 2, 2020

Evanston police and Illinois crowd control officers, deployed in riot gear with K-9 support, used chemical ammunition and made one arrest during Saturday night’s anti-policing protest led by NU Community...

A sign from a previous NU Community Not Cops demonstration, reading “Fund Communities Not Police.” Students reimagined justice in a Wednesday discussion led by FMO and NUCNC.

President Schapiro stands by controversial email condemning protestors in Community Dialogue

October 21, 2020

After a week of abolitionist organizing on campus, University President Morton Schapiro’s email condemning student protests and the hashtag #ResignMorty trending on social media, Schapiro declared in...

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