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A figure stands on a stage with curtains on each side and the title Access Denied in the background.

In Focus: Northwestern theater students receiving accommodations struggle to find accessibility within theater program

Rebecca Aizin, Summer Managing Editor July 12, 2021

In the fall of 2019, then-senior Dana Pepowski (Communication ’20) sought help from AccessibleNU after symptoms of her chronic illnesses began to worsen. The accessibility counselor she worked with...

Courtney, with blonde hair and pink eyeshadow and a necklace made of cereal, lies on many copies of her book, which has a bright green cover and an illustration of her floating in a pink bowl of cereal on it.

Winnetka native Courtney Cook publishes book on living with borderline personality disorder

Rebecca Aizin, Summer Managing Editor July 8, 2021

When Winnetka native Courtney Cook was diagnosed with borderline personality disorder at 23 years old, she wanted to learn more about the condition. So she turned to her first love: books.  Apart from...

A black and white poster for Fleetwood-Jourdain Theatre’s “The Meeting,” including a photograph of Dr. King and Malcolm X.

Fleetwood-Jourdain Theatre presents first in-person show of the year: “The Meeting”

Jordan Mangi, Summer Digital Managing Editor July 5, 2021

Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X were both hugely impactful Civil Rights leaders who fought tirelessly for equality and justice. But they never had a chance to meet for more than a few moments...

Gilbert and Michael Allen stand next to each other in suits holding a copy of their book, Brotherly Love.

District 65 principal Michael Allen writes book with brother Gilbert on rising up from racism and poverty

Rebecca Aizin, Summer Managing Editor July 1, 2021

After Michael Allen and his brother Gilbert read a feature on their unique life story that sensationalized their lives in a small-town newspaper, the brothers made a pact to tell their experience in their...

Wallace is singing at the microphone with a guitarist behind her at the club.

Late nights and top notch talent attract eclectic crowds from Chicago and beyond to historic Kingston Mines blues bar

Jack Austin, Senior Staffer June 18, 2021

As many bars close their doors for the night and patrons walk down the streets of Lincoln Park, the faint sound of blues music can be heard in the distance. The voices and instrumental stylings of performers...

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