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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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Illinois bill to allow DACA recipients to become police officers

May 10, 2023

Amid staffing shortages in police departments across the country, a new bill in Illinois will clear the path for DACA recipients looking to become police officers. State Rep. Barbara Hernandez (D-Aurora)introduced...

NU Declassified: 80 days and 200 miles

NU Declassified: 80 days and 200 miles

April 5, 2021

In response to pandemic travel restrictions, Northwestern sophomores Garrett Breiner and Jake Geil turned to the outdoors. “It was a feeling I will never forget,” Breiner said. From traveling across...

 Illinois criminal justice reform groups say that reclassifying drug possession charges is a first step toward changing substance use from a criminal issue to a public health issue. They said they plan to propose a bill to achieve this in the 2021 legislative session.

Advocates push Illinois to reclassify drug charges, establish prison diversion programs

February 10, 2021

After a “defelonization” bill failed to pass in the Illinois General Assembly, criminal justice reform advocates are pushing to reintroduce the proposal in 2021. On top of reclassifying low-level drug...

Trey Klock speaks to the media after the Holiday Bowl. The senior superback shined in the spotlight against Utah.

Football: In final collegiate game, former lineman Trey Klock embraces moment in the spotlight

January 1, 2019

Football SAN DIEGO — Trey Klock’s path to Northwestern was anything but direct. A three-star prospect from central Pennsylvania who played five different positions during high school — ranging...

Riley Lees makes a move. The sophomore receiver and the Wildcats launched a stunning comeback to win the Holiday Bowl on New Years Eve.

Holiday Bowl Rapid Recap: No. 22 Northwestern 31, No. 17 Utah 20

December 31, 2018

Football SAN DIEGO — In Northwestern’s stunning 39-34 loss to Akron in September, the Wildcats led 21-3 at halftime before collapsing in the second half with three game-changing turnovers that...

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