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Multicultural Student Affairs director Charles Kellom leaves Northwestern

Ally Mauch, Assistant Campus Editor

October 13, 2017

Filed under Administration, Campus, Diversity and Inclusion, Latest Stories

Multicultural Student Affairs director Charles Kellom left Northwestern to become the assistant dean for multicultural student affairs at Ohio Wesleyan University, according to a Facebook post on NU’s MSA page. Lesley-Ann...

Panelists discuss Indigenous Peoples’ Day, culture at Baha’i House of Worship

Julia Esparza, Reporter

October 10, 2017

Filed under Campus, Diversity and Inclusion, Events, Latest Stories

Nanabah Foguth, a citizen of the Navajo Nation, recalls being unable to mail a letter at the post office last year because it was closed for Columbus Day. She said the holiday reminded her that many didn’t recognize the hypocrisy...

Students challenge Arts Alliance callbacks, demand ‘racially respectful’ casting

Maddie Burakoff, Assistant Campus Editor

September 29, 2017

Filed under Campus, Diversity and Inclusion, Latest Stories, Student Groups

After Arts Alliance released the callback list for its fall mainstage show “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” two students penned an open letter claiming the list was “racially irresponsible” and lacked Asian American representation. The controversy centers on ...

Northwestern emphasizes use of holistic admissions process in wake of federal Affirmative Action scrutiny

Julia Esparza, Reporter

August 8, 2017

Filed under Campus, Diversity and Inclusion, Latest Stories, Top Campus Stories

In light of the Trump administration announcing its intent to re-examine Affirmative Action, Northwestern is upholding its commitment to using a “holistic process” in admissions decisions. According to a report by The New York Times,...

University ‘looking into’ student connected to racial slur sent via Tinder message

Ben Pope, Summer Editor

June 30, 2017

Filed under Campus, Diversity and Inclusion, Latest Stories

Northwestern is looking into an incident in which a student appeared to send a racial slur via a Tinder message to a Dartmouth College student last week, University spokesman Al Cubbage told The Daily. According to a photo circulate...