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Some NU Catholics welcome Biden presidency despite division among American Catholics

Sheil Catholic Center. Catholic students and faculty hope that Biden’s faith will guide him to work toward Catholic social goals such as racial and socioeconomic justice, as well as preserve the sanctity of life.
January 19, 2021

When Joe Biden places his hand on the Bible to be sworn in on Jan. 20, he will become only the second Catholic U.S. president in history. At Northwestern, some Catholic students are looking forward...

Residential colleges continue remote activities despite many students on campus for Winter Quarter

South Mid-Quads Hall. Students living in SMQ are engaging in online activities during the fourth quarter of online learning.
January 18, 2021

In traditional years, residential colleges have kept students out of the Chicago winter with fun activities and long standing traditions. This winter, many residential colleges are struggling to build...

Alpha Mu’s MLK Day candlelight vigil explores themes of mass incarceration, abolition

Rabbi Jessica Lott closed the Monday afternoon event with a benediction, while Alpha Mu members held candles in front of their screens.
January 18, 2021

On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Northwestern’s Alpha Mu Chapter of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity held its 42nd annual candlelight vigil in honor of the civil rights leader, who was a member of the fraternity...

Feinberg physicians and students get COVID-19 vaccine, stress continued vigilance

Northwestern Medicine announced Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine registration Dec. 15. Feinberg physicians and students were among the first to receive it.
January 14, 2021

Northwestern Medicine has been distributing the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to affiliates since the U.S. Food and Drug Administration first issued its emergency use authorization on Dec. 11, 2020....

Students scramble after Hilton Orrington/Evanston closed weeks before Northwestern move-in

The Hilton Orrington/Evanston, 1710 Orrington Ave. Less than two months before Northwestern’s official move-in for undergraduates, the hotel temporarily closed.
January 14, 2021

Just six weeks before Northwestern underclassmen were slated to return to campus, the Hilton Orrington/Evanston temporarily closed, citing pandemic concerns. According to a Nov. 18, 2020, email sent...

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