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The Daily Northwestern

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 thin layer of ice covers the lake due to the recent subzero temperatures.

Northwestern freshmen navigate midwestern winter

February 15, 2021

Although Evanston’s Health and Human Services Department issued a cold weather advisory about freezing temperatures on Feb. 6, Northwestern freshmen are still venturing out for food and building snowmen. “I...

Van De Loo: SAD is more than just an emotion

Van De Loo: SAD is more than just an emotion

February 27, 2020

Acclaimed author George R.R. Martin (Medill ’70, ’71) has penned many iconic phrases throughout his work on the “A Song of Ice and Fire” series. None, however, feel quite as applicable to real...

Holidays like Christmas belong to everyone

Holidays like Christmas belong to everyone

December 3, 2019

Christmas is my favorite time of the year. I remember walking down the shopping lane as a child and seeing a swarm of Christmas trees lining the streets. Trees of every size with their prefixed ornaments...

Richardson: The cold doesn’t scare me away

October 2, 2019

I visited Northwestern right after the polar vortex. Being from Southern California, one could say it was a bit of a harsh first introduction to Chicago weather. I remember standing in the hallway of...

Schwartz: Learning to live within the weather, not against it

Schwartz: Learning to live within the weather, not against it

May 6, 2018

I’ve rarely had my privilege checked so intensely as I have this past week. I’m referring, of course, to the weather. I wore a winter coat last Sunday, and within a mere six days I was basking on...

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