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ASG Senate passes legislation urging Northwestern to declare itself a ‘sanctuary’ campus

Jonah Dylan, Reporter

December 2, 2016

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Student Government

Associated Student Government Senate passed legislation Wednesday urging the University to declare itself a “sanctuary” campus, joining in a nationwide push following President-elect Donald Trump’s win in November. Sanctuary cities ar... Read more »

Board of Trustees approves advisory committee for responsible investment

Fathma Rahman, Development and Recruitment Editor

November 26, 2016

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

The Board of Trustees approved the establishment of a socially responsible investment committee on Friday, which will include students, to advise the Investment Committee on investments concerns regarding social, environmenta... Read more »

Big Ten students advocate for mental health legislation reform

Jonah Dylan, Reporter

November 21, 2016

Filed under Campus, Events, Student Groups

The Association of Big Ten Students launched a one-day initiative Monday that aimed to encourage students at Big Ten universities to push Congress to pass legislation increasing resources for mental health patients. Medill... Read more »

Republican students have mixed post-election reactions

Troy Closson, Reporter

November 21, 2016

Filed under Campus, Student Groups

Throughout Northwestern’s predominantly liberal campus, many students were shocked to watch Donald Trump win the presidential election earlier this month. But it wasn’t just Democrats who were surprised. “I was really... Read more »

University releases statement following petition to make NU a ‘sanctuary’ for undocumented people

Peter Kotecki, Campus Editor

November 18, 2016

Filed under Administration, Campus, Faculty

Northwestern released a statement Friday saying NU is “strongly committed” to being a welcoming and inclusive place, a few days after thousands signed a petition asking the University to become a “sanctuary” for undocumented students, workers and their families. The petition, whi... Read more »