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University of South Carolina prof. David Crockett discusses research on intersection of race and consumerism

University of South Carolina prof. David Crockett discusses research on intersection of race and consumerism

Sammi Boas, Reporter

February 20, 2020

David Crockett, professor of marketing at the Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina, spoke about his research on the role of race and racism in the marketplace. Crockett described the field of marketing as “axiologically thin.” In his work, Crockett said, he tries...

“Change is a slow, long process and we took a step in the right direction”: ASG votes to reduce senate seats, discusses representation

“Change is a slow, long process and we took a step in the right direction”: ASG votes to reduce senate seats, discusses representation

Yunkyo Kim, Assistant Campus Editor

February 20, 2020

Associated Student Government Senate debated the composition of their group to consider a constitutional amendment to decrease the number of senators at this Wednesday’s session before voting to pass it. The amendment to reduce ASG seats, proposed by Speaker of the Senate Matthew Wylie, passed...

Fossil Free Georgetown’s success underscores strength of national divestment movement

Fossil Free Georgetown’s success underscores strength of national divestment movement

Gabby Birenbaum, Print Managing Editor

February 19, 2020

On Feb. 6, Georgetown University’s president announced the school’s Board of Directors had voted to stop investing endowment funds into fossil fuel firms and withdraw existing holdings from those companies. In doing so, Georgetown became one of the first private universities to do what student-activists...

Medill junior Marissa Martinez named The Daily’s next editor in chief

Gabby Birenbaum and Andrea Bian

February 19, 2020

Marissa Martinez was named the editor in chief of The Daily Northwestern, the paper’s publisher announced Wednesday night. The Medill junior is currently a print managing editor and diversity and inclusion editor for The Daily. She had previously served another quarter as print managing editor,...

Northwestern community shares perspectives on free speech ahead of the 2020 election

Northwestern community shares perspectives on free speech ahead of the 2020 election

Arianna Carpati, Assistant Campus Editor

February 19, 2020

As the 2020 election season progresses, students are reviewing what free speech means at Northwestern. This May, a committee of students and administrators will re-evaluate the University’s demonstration policy as is done every two years. As of May 2018, the policy states, “The University encourages...