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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


Demonstrators began taking down tents on Deering Meadow on Monday after organizers reached an agreement with administrators.

The Daily Explains: As NU activists accept deal to deescalate encampment, demonstrators at other universities are seeing mixed results

May 1, 2024

When Northwestern’s pro-Palestinian encampment started on Deering Meadow Thursday morning, it followed the stead of multiple other protests that had been ongoing at universities across the country. But...

Rice: It was the spring of 1970 – a commentary on the history of protests at NU

Rice: It was the spring of 1970 – a commentary on the history of protests at NU

April 26, 2024

It was the Spring of 1970; The War in Vietnam was in full force and U.S. troops were going into Cambodia. American college students went full bore into protest mode, and four students at Kent State (as...

Eig said the creation of “King: A Life” took six years, hundreds of interviews and a team of fact-checkers.

Medill alumnus Jonathan Eig commemorates the life of Martin Luther King Jr. at annual keynote

January 17, 2024

Jonathan Eig (Medill ’86) commemorated Martin Luther King Jr.’s life — flaws and all — at his keynote speech Tuesday in Mary B. Galvin Recital Hall. An award-winning biographer, Eig spoke about...

Defining Safe: The Broader Scope of the Bursar’s Office Takeover

Defining Safe: The Broader Scope of the Bursar’s Office Takeover

May 22, 2023

    It’s been almost three weeks since the 55th anniversary of the Bursar’s Office Takeover, but what can the event still tell us about the larger scope of student protest? The...

Pink background with a colorful landscape of a neighborhood flipped upside down.

Reel Thoughts: ‘Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret.’ brings timeless dilemmas with a glimmer of nostalgia

May 1, 2023

Warning: This article contains spoilers. The year is 1970. The Beatles have announced a split, the Vietnam War rages on and, in Judy Blume’s world, Margaret Simon is asking God why she is still flat-chested.  After...

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