About North by Northwestern

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North by Northwestern is Northwestern University’s leading independent online publication, updated around the clock with stories about campus and culture.

We were founded in the summer of 2006 by students who wanted to take news at Northwestern online. And in the spring of 2008, we launched a quarterly magazine.

We give students a place to talk about what’s on their minds, share their passions and have conversations with readers.

We’ve been honored with more than 40 Mark of Excellence awards from the Society of Professional Journalists. The SPJ named our website the nation’s “Best Independent Online Student Publication” for 2010 — and national finalist for 2007 and 2008. Our magazine was named best in the nation by SPJ for 2009. The Associated College Press named us one of three winners in the 2008 National Online Pacemaker awards. Our extended awards list is here.

North by Northwestern NFP is an Illinois not-for-profit corporation and is proud to be a member of the Campus Progress journalism network.

Let us know if you want to get involved. We’re always looking for new writers, editors, designers, photographers, videographers, multimedia producers, designers, marketers and businesspeople.

E-mail us: The Editor-in-Chief | The Director of Talent | The Director of Operations

Got a news tip or need to contact us? Give us a call 847-834-9NBN.