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30 Rock’ star, NU alumnus speaks

Lark Turner

November 19, 2009

From his portrayal of a stereotypical South Asian on a teenage sitcom to his experience as a character on "30 Rock," actor and Northwestern alumnus Maulik Pancholy has certainly seen the roles of South Asians in the entertainment industry evolve over time. Pancholy, Communication '95, spoke to about ...

Prof. talks global warming and human rights

Justin Nam

November 18, 2009

While global warming and natural disasters are often at the center of the climate change debate, little has been studied about the human rights implications of a climate shift. This is something George Washington University Prof. Dinah Shelton wants to change.Shelton spoke to a crowd of about 25 studen...

Actress Regina Taylor speaks to NU students

November 18, 2009

The School of Communication brought actress, director and writer Regina Taylor to Northwestern on Wednesday night at Annie May Swift. Ashley Fetters/The Daily Northwestern...

Ben & Jerry visit NU for talk

Andrew Scoggin

November 18, 2009

Though the founders of Ben & Jerry's made an in-person appearance at Northwestern on Wednesday night, the duo joked that NU students only came to their speech for the free ice cream.Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield, founders of ice cream company Ben & Jerry's, spoke to a crowd of about 350 people in Ryan F...

ASG allocates group funding

Claire Brown

November 18, 2009

For more than three hours Wednesday evening, Associated Student Government senators, the Student Appropriations Funds Committee and student group leaders discussed how to allocate $9,700 among 29 student groups.The supplemental funding meeting, held in Annenberg Hall, gave funds ranging from $4,000 fo...