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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

The photo is of the brick McCormick Journalism Center, showing the name of the building.

New Medill scholarship memorializes social justice reporter and alum Darran Simon

January 12, 2022

Medill’s newest scholarship for graduate students dedicated to social justice reporting honors renowned journalist Darran Simon (Medill ’04), who died in April 2020.  Once the Darran Simon Memorial...

A close-up view of the Weber Arch.

NU faces lawsuit for improperly capturing and storing students’ biometric data

February 18, 2021

Northwestern is facing a lawsuit accusing the University of capturing and storing students' biometric identifiers — such as their facial features and voices — through online test proctoring tools.  The...

Fenit Nirappil. The Medill graduate is now a D.C. city hall reporter for The Washington Post, where he has reported on Black Lives Matter protests and local politics.

Washington Post reporter Fenit Nirappil (Medill ’12) talks undergrad, branching out

November 19, 2020

Washington Post city hall reporter Fenit Nirappil (Medill '12) entered Northwestern with an affinity for writing and left with an interdisciplinary experience that set him up for success. After graduating,...

The Arch, decorated for graduation. This year’s graduation speaker was met with student resistance as they cited her response to the recent Black Lives Matter protests.

Commencement speaker Lori Lightfoot asks graduates to engage in public service

June 19, 2020

Commencement speaker and Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot asked graduates to engage in public service during Friday’s virtual commencement. The virtual commencement was held on the same day as Juneteenth,...

Jeremy Gilbert. Gilbert is the director of strategic initiatives at the Washington Post, and he talked to Medill students and faculty on Tuesday about the changing media landscape.

Jeremy Gilbert talks Washington Post, media engagement strategies

February 19, 2020

Jeremy Gilbert, the director of strategic initiatives at the Washington Post, spoke to students and faculty about how educational leaders can transform future media strategies in a Medill-sponsored event...

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