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Northwestern has no direct vaccine supply, administrator announces

Though Northwestern Medicine has been distributing vaccines since December, the general population will not be eligible to be vaccinated until phase 2.
January 27, 2021

Northwestern University does not have direct access to a COVID-19 vaccine supply, according to a Wednesday email. Luke Figora, the University’s chief risk and compliance officer, said in the email...

Philip Napoli emphasizes moving away from the Fairness Doctrine in talk

Annie May Swift Hall at 1920 Campus Dr. The Center for Communication & Public Policy in the School of Communication held the first lecture in a four-part speaker series on the intersection of communication research and public policy.
January 27, 2021

At a Center for Communication and Public Policy event on Tuesday, Duke University public policy Prof. Philip M. Napoli said adhering to the Fairness Doctrine is ill-advised in today’s media landscape. The...

Students exposed to COVID-19 enter quarantine housing after Winter move-in

Students who have either been contact traced or tested positive for COVID-19 are put into Quarantine and Isolation Housing.
January 26, 2021

At Northwestern, both students who test positive and students contacted through contact tracing are placed in Quarantine and Isolation Housing to contain potential infections. On-campus Q/I Housing...

Hillel symposium continues campus conversations about Zionism, anti-Semitism and racial justice

The Northwestern Hillel building at 629 Foster St. prior to renovations. Hillel hosted a weeklong virtual symposium this month to discuss Zionism, anti-Semitism and racial justice.
January 26, 2021

After exchanges between University President Morton Schapiro and NU Community Not Cops this fall, Northwestern Hillel tackled questions about Zionism, anti-Semitism and racial justice in a weeklong symposium...

Menstrual Equity Activists push for inclusivity, grassroots change after separating from national organization

Northwestern MEA is advocating for equity and inclusion among menstruators in Illinois. Originally called Northwestern PERIOD, the group changed its name after controversy surrounding the national PERIOD organization.
January 26, 2021

Northwestern PERIOD rebranded as Northwestern Menstrual Equity Activists last fall, a change that corresponds with a move from college chapters across the country to disassociate from the national PERIOD...

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