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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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Standing room only at Rock the Lake: Stans, first-years and transfers overflow the auditorium

September 20, 2022

Performers took the stage Sunday during Wildcat Welcome for Rock the Lake, an annual mega-variety show, in McCormick Auditorium. This event showed the enormity of small worlds at Northwestern, with...

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Transfer students reflect on introductions to NU

August 12, 2022

Every fall, Northwestern welcomes a new class of students: mostly freshmen, but also many second- and third-years who have transferred from different academic institutions. NU’s transfers tend to...

Funk: Letter to my freshman self — what I wish someone had told me

Funk: Letter to my freshman self — what I wish someone had told me

August 12, 2022

I don’t know who all of you are, reading this piece. I imagine most of you are incoming freshman and transfer students, looking for a glimpse into life at Northwestern and maybe guidance on what to expect....

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Beyond NU: Some must-do things in nearby suburbs

August 12, 2022

Getting started at Northwestern, there’s a lot to learn — including the names of countless suburbs near Evanston. But soon enough, you’ll grow to be familiar with the surrounding area. As an NU student,...

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From your first day to finals: What you need to know about NU academics

August 12, 2022

Everyone knows about Northwestern’s beloved quarter system. But what does that mean for academics? From syllabus week through your first finals season, here’s The Daily’s guide to what it’s like...

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