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University condemns racist incidents, says no progress made finding perpetrators

University condemns racist incidents, says no progress made finding perpetrators

Cameron Cook, Web Editor

April 19, 2019


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Patricia Telles-Irvin, the University’s vice president for student affairs, condemned recent incidents that she said “involve repugnant symbols of hate and intolerance” in an email to students Friday morning. The email comes just days after Associated Student Government passed an emergency resolutio...

First-generation, low-income students discuss hypocrisies of the college admissions scandal

First-generation, low-income students discuss hypocrisies of the college admissions scandal

Marissa Martinez, Print Managing Editor

April 19, 2019


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Rick Singer, the head of the college-admissions preparation business implicated in the nationwide admissions scandal, described the college admissions process as consisting of three methods, or “doors.” There’s a front door, getting in on a student’s own merit; a back door, through paying for...

Sarah Banet-Weiser talks popular feminism, economic visibility

Sarah Banet-Weiser talks popular feminism, economic visibility

Samantha Hassett, Reporter

April 19, 2019


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Sarah Banet-Weiser worries feminism ends with social media posts. Instead, she wants there to be more critical thinking about feminism in media. Banet-Weiser, a professor of media and communications at the London School of Economics, spoke Thursday to a crowd of about 20 on popular feminism and its...

Jan Schakowsky speaks on healthcare and immigration issues in Q&A

Jan Schakowsky speaks on healthcare and immigration issues in Q&A

Josiah Bonifant, Assistant Campus Editor

April 19, 2019


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U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.) spoke to around 20 Northwestern students Thursday in an informal Q&A hosted by NU College Democrats. Schakowsky elaborated on her opinions on healthcare by recounting an experience she had in a Senate Finance Committee hearing last week with three pharmaceutical representatives...

Pritzker profs. say content of Mueller report is grounds for impeachment

Pritzker profs. say content of Mueller report is grounds for impeachment

Gabby Birenbaum, Campus Editor

April 19, 2019


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On Thursday morning, an hour before the highly-anticipated release of a redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian interference in the 2016 election, Attorney General William Barr gave a press conference defending President Donald Trump’s actions. Barr said the report offers no evidence of collusion and does not find sufficient evidence re...