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ASG tables FMO enshrinement, discusses failures to address internal racism

Current speaker of the Senate Matthew Wylie. The Weinberg junior came under fire at Wednesday’s Senate meeting for his sharing of a racist meme in a private ASG communication channel in January.
November 19, 2020

Associated Student Government’s Wednesday meeting took an unexpected turn, shifting to discussions of internal racism, specifically the treatment of Black community members by the executive board and...

Administration does not commit to defunding UP in Community Dialogue

University President Morton Schapiro. When asked about police violence against student protesters, he said students also engaged in violent tactics.
November 19, 2020

Two days after the release of the University Police budget report, senior administrators responded to student questions and concerns in a virtual dialogue. Administrators made no commitments to defund...

Washington Post reporter Fenit Nirappil (Medill ’12) talks undergrad, branching out

Fenit Nirappil. The Medill graduate is now a D.C. city hall reporter for The Washington Post, where he has reported on Black Lives Matter protests and local politics.
November 19, 2020

Washington Post city hall reporter Fenit Nirappil (Medill '12) entered Northwestern with an affinity for writing and left with an interdisciplinary experience that set him up for success. After graduating,...

Administrator, Prof. Yancy discuss Community Safety Advisory Board at Faculty Senate

Rebecca Crown Center, which includes the office of the VP for Business and Finance. University administrators emphasized the Community Safety Advisory Board as a “clean slate.”
November 19, 2020

Feinberg Prof. Clyde Yancy and Senior Vice President for Business and Finance Craig Johnson updated faculty about the Community Safety Advisory Board at a Wednesday Faculty Senate meeting. One of the...

Sociology Prof. Andrew Papachristos disputes “bad apple” phenomenon, discusses Chicago police violence

Andrew Papachristos. The professor spoke about his research on the reasons behind Chicago’s police violence.
November 18, 2020

Chicago’s police violence is a systemic issue, not the result of a small number of problematic officers, sociology Prof. Andrew Papachristos said at a One Book One Northwestern event Wednesday. Papachristos...

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