Comedian Alex Edelman quips about ongoing tour, creative process at NU Hillel

Laughter rang through the Fiedler Hillel Center on Tuesday night as comedian Alex Edelman shared insights into his stand-up show “Just for Us,” his creative process and the comedy world. His third solo show, “Just For Us,” is now on tour after a critically acclaimed Broadway run that finished at the end of August 2023…. […]

Meet Concrete Canoe, the engineering club learning to make concrete float

When McCormick junior Vivian Reilly attended McCormick’s organization fair her freshman year, one booth caught her eye: Concrete Canoe.  “I saw this tank of water with floating cylinders of concrete, and I was like, ‘What is going on over there?’” she said. “And then I was hooked — this was just something totally different.”  Two… […]

Medill junior Jacob Wendler named The Daily’s next editor in chief

Medill junior Jacob Wendler will be the next editor in chief of The Daily Northwestern, Students Publishing Company — The Daily’s publisher and parent company — announced Monday night. Wendler, a print managing editor for The Daily, has previously served as campus editor, special edition editor, copy editor and city beat reporter. He also worked… […]

Northeast Area hosts hair care event for Black History Month

The Northeast Area hosted “‘Hey Boo!’ Natural Hair Care in the Halls,” a presentation about caring for natural Black hair in Northwestern’s residence halls on Monday evening.  Attendees were encouraged to share their experiences and struggles with their hair care routines on campus. Many told stories of washing and styling their hair late at night… […]

Students reflect on meal exchange and dining dollar options in Norris University Center

Walking into the Norris University Center basement, most students have a drink in hand or food on their table. This is true for students like Medill freshman Mia Rooney, who said she often frequents the restaurants at Norris. “I really only ever go to Norris to get something to eat or drink, so the variety… […]

Kellogg students award best 2024 Super Bowl commercial to Google Pixel

Like many Northwestern students, marketing students in the Kellogg School of Management gathered for a Super Bowl party last weekend. Unlike most others, however, these students watched the big game with a focus on the advertisements. Since 2005, Kellogg students have ranked every Super Bowl commercial based on a series of criteria known as ADPLAN:… […]

Community choirs come together for musical celebration of L. Stanley Davis

Alice Millar Chapel was filled with joyful sounds Sunday afternoon as dozens of NU community members sang, clapped and danced to gospel music.  The concert was a tribute to L. Stanley Davis (Weinberg ’74, Communication ‘97). A former Northwestern professor and co-founder of NU’s premier gospel choir, the Northwestern Community Ensemble, Davis passed away in… […]

Medill announces continued learning program for school alumni

The Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications unveiled a new continued learning program available to alumni, the University announced Thursday. The program, tailored for professional development, will help alumni improve their skill sets, gain industry knowledge and network with other people in the industry. “We’ve heard the desires of our alumni to continue… […]

The Daily Northwestern wins 18 awards at 2024 Illinois College Press Association convention

The Daily Northwestern received 18 awards at the Illinois College Press Association convention held over the weekend. At the organization’s annual conference, held Friday and Saturday in Chicago, The Daily won 10 first place awards, one second-place award, five third place awards and two honorable mentions. The contest recognizes work published between Fall 2022 and… […]

Hillel brings annual MegaShabbat celebration to Ryan Fieldhouse

For Jews around the world, Shabbat brings a day of holiness and rest every week from Friday evening to Saturday evening. But, Northwestern Hillel’s annual MegaShabbat extravaganza, held in Ryan Fieldhouse Friday, took the tradition to a new level. Hillel first began hosting the celebration in 2012 and, with the exception of a two-year hiatus… […]

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