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Bitch Media co-founder discusses feminism in the media

Lan Nguyen, Reporter

November 14, 2013

Filed under Campus, Events, Speakers, Student Groups

"Bitch." That word was uttered multiple times by Bitch Media co-founder Andi Zeisler in a discussion aiming to engage feminist responses to mainstream media and pop culture Thursday night. “The people who create media...

Former senator Richard Lugar discusses state of U.S. foreign relations in annual lecture

Paige Leskin, Reporter

November 14, 2013

Filed under Academic, Campus, Events, Speakers

Despite numerous concerns about the current state of America’s foreign policy, former Sen. Richard Lugar (R-Ind.) said Wednesday night at Northwestern he still has faith the United States is the “strongest country on Earth." Lugar...

Chicago hip hop artists ProbCause, Tree talk songwriting

Elizabeth Kim, Reporter

November 14, 2013

Filed under Campus, Events, Speakers

Chicago hip-hop artists ProbCause and Tree came to Northwestern on Wednesday to share their passion for songwriting and discuss the city's rap scene. About 50 students and community members from the area were present at Annie...

Sheil hosts discussion focusing on Pope Francis’ controversial quotes

Amanda Suarez, Reporter

November 13, 2013

Filed under Campus, Events, Speakers

The Northwestern community had an opportunity to learn more about the meaning behind Pope Francis’ contentious quotes on social issues Tuesday night at Sheil Catholic Center. Francis, the first non-European pope in 1,300...

Medill prof featured on panel about ethics of photo editing

Olivia Exstrum, Reporter

November 11, 2013

Filed under Campus, Events, Faculty, Speakers

Medill Prof. Craig Duff spoke Friday night as part of “The Future of Photography Editing," a panel discussion on the technology, ethics and business aspects of photo editing programs like Adobe Photoshop. The event was held...

Native American scholar discusses family, Sand Creek at annual lecture

Madeline Fox, Reporter

November 11, 2013

Filed under Campus, Events, Speakers

Leading Native American scholar Henrietta Mann spoke Saturday about the 1864 Sand Creek Massacre through the lens of the life of her great-grandmother, a survivor of the attack. Mann, president of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribal...

Dance Marathon announces new online fundraising platform

Paulina Firozi, Managing Editor

November 7, 2013

Filed under Campus, Dance Marathon 2014, Events, Latest Stories, Student Groups

Dance Marathon announced a new Web-based fundraising system during the first all-dancer and committee meeting Thursday evening. The new program, StayClassy, is an “online fundraising software for nonprofits,” according to its website. ...