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Journalist and author Kevin Salwen discusses 21st-century media lessons from Richard Jewell case

Journalist and author Kevin Salwen discusses 21st-century media lessons from Richard Jewell case

Jackson Miller, Reporter

January 16, 2020

Journalist and author Kevin Salwen spoke about his recent book investigating the 1996 Summer Olympics bombing and the subsequent negative media barrage against Richard Jewell] in the McCormick Foundation Center Forum on Thursday night. Salwen (Medill ‘79) co-authored “The Suspect: An Olympic Bombing,...

Chief Diversity Officer Jabbar Bennett to step down mid-February

Chief Diversity Officer Jabbar Bennett to step down mid-February

Austin Benavides, Campus Editor

January 16, 2020

Northwestern’s provost for diversity and inclusion and chief diversity officer Jabbar Bennett is stepping down mid-February, the University announced Wednesday. Bennett began working at Northwestern in 2015 after serving as associate dean for recruiting and professional development at the Graduate...

The Garage hosts startup matchmaking event

The Garage hosts startup matchmaking event

Yunkyo Kim, Assistant Campus Editor

January 16, 2020

The Garage, which serves as a matchmaker between NU-based startups and students interested in entrepreneurship, hosted its most recent networking event this Tuesday at Segal Visitors Center. The University’s business incubator presented 14 student-founded startups with around 50 people in attendance....

ASG gears up for election season, votes for election committee

ASG gears up for election season, votes for election committee

Yunkyo Kim, Assistant Campus Editor

January 16, 2020

Associated Student Government voted members into a new election commission at this Wednesday’s session, signaling the beginning of its annual presidential election cycle. Composed of 7 undergraduate students unaffiliated with any campaigns, the commission is in charge of regulating major aspects...

SHAPE holds roundtable discussion leading up to Tarana Burke’s keynote address

SHAPE holds roundtable discussion leading up to Tarana Burke’s keynote address

Anika Mittu, Reporter

January 15, 2020

Ahead of Tarana Burke’s keynote address for Martin Luther King Jr. Dream Week on Jan. 27, 15 students gathered at the Women’s Center on Wednesday to discuss the #MeToo movement founder and her work with sexual assault survivors. Burke created the phrase “Me Too” as a way for sexual assault...