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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

Cody Keenan speaks on campus in May about his experience working with former President Barack Obama. Keenan is coming to Northwestern on Tuesday.

Former Obama speechwriter Cody Keenan to speak on campus

April 5, 2017

Cody Keenan (Weinberg ’02), a speechwriter for former President Barack Obama, is returning to campus next week to speak on the Obama legacy. Keenan will join Medill Prof. Peter Slevin, who authored...

A new study from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill put Evanston police among the highest black to white search ratios.

Study reveals racial discrepancy in Evanston police searches following traffic stops

March 7, 2017

Evanston police were seven times more likely to search a black driver than a white one in 2014, according to a recent study from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The study, which analyzed...

Freshmen participate in March Through the Arch during Wildcat Welcome 2016. A new pre-orientation program aimed at preparing students for the humanities and social sciences will launch this summer.

New humanities, social sciences pre-orientation program to come this summer

February 22, 2017

Northwestern will offer a new pre-orientation program this summer for incoming freshmen that will focus on critical thinking in social sciences or the humanities, said Lane Fenrich, assistant dean for...

University President Morton Schapiro addresses new students in September. Schapiro released a statement Monday saying Northwestern will not be releasing the immigration status of members of its community.

Schapiro: University will not reveal immigration status of students, faculty, staff

January 30, 2017

University President Morton Schapiro announced Monday in an email to students that Northwestern will not reveal the immigration status of students, faculty or staff to the federal government. The announcement...

The Evanston Police Department has pledged to change policy after two contentious arrests, one which gained national attention. Still, some community members say change will be a daunting task.

Evanston community grapples with contentious arrests

January 23, 2017

Northwestern graduate student Lawrence Crosby left his south Evanston apartment one night in October 2015. He approached his car, a black Chevrolet, with the intention of driving to campus, but soon noticed...

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