North by Northwestern’s mission is to provide a newsroom for student journalists to experiment with multimedia and new technologies.

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Photo by Mia Zanzucchi / North by Northwestern

21,000 students at Northwestern University

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North by Northwestern was founded online in 2006 with the goal of experimenting with bringing journalism to the Internet.

Since a decade ago, we have:

North by Northwestern has iterated through multiple staff teams over time; our current staff directory is available online. We’ve graduated Pulitzer Prize winners.

The Society of Professional Journalists named our magazine as the best student magazine nationally in 2009, best independent online student publication in 2010, and finalist in multiple categories.