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

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern


With tree-lined sidewalks, a protected bike path along Sheridan Road and three rail stops just blocks away from campus, the area adjacent to the University provides a spectrum of different options to explore.

The Chicago area has one of America’s most robust transportation networks. Here’s how NU students can use it

August 10, 2023

Northwestern sits about 12 miles from the skyscrapers of downtown Chicago. The transportation tentacles of the nation’s third-largest city stretch all the way to Evanston, giving NU students a plethora...

Griffin’s Tale members applaud a student who wrote the story they are about to perform. The theatre company encourages students to write creatively and to dig into their imagination.

Children’s theater company finalist in Zipcar “Students with Drive” competition

April 13, 2020

On a Friday afternoon before a Griffin's Tale show starts, college students can be found speaking an alien language to elementary school students as they try to translate what they’re being told in an...

Boxes of food Campus Kitchens distributes to food-insecure Evanston residents. The organization can no longer use University vans, and now drives Zipcars or personal vehicles to transport the food around Evanston.

After losing access to University vans, Campus Kitchens struggles with transportation costs

March 1, 2019

A single van is all Campus Kitchens would need to help feed the food-insecure people of Evanston. But since the beginning of the academic year, Campus Kitchens — alongside several other volunteer organizations...

A Zipcar is parked on Northwestern’s campus. According to a recent study, the car sharing company has reduced the number of individually-owned vehicles on college campuses nationwide.

Universities like Northwestern see reduced car ownership due to Zipcar, study shows

October 27, 2016

Zipcar, a car sharing company with 12 vehicles available on or near Northwestern’s campus, has reduced the number of individually-owned vehicles on college campuses nationwide, according to a recent...

Matney: Innovative transportation technologies rapidly change how we travel

Matney: Innovative transportation technologies rapidly change how we travel

February 26, 2015

This week, I’ve descended into unprecedented laziness and efficiency all thanks to an awesome promotion from the ride-sharing app Lyft. The deal, which amounted to a number of free rides for users who...

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