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Medill celebrates retirement of former dean Loren Ghiglione

Medill celebrates retirement of former dean Loren Ghiglione

Julia Esparza, Reporter
May 26, 2017
Filed under Campus, Faculty, Top Campus Stories, Top Stories

Family, colleagues and former students celebrated former dean and Medill Prof. Loren Ghiglione on Thursday before his retirement in June. Ghiglione, who served as dean of the Medill School of Journalism, Media and Integrated Marketing Communications from 2001 to 2006, will retire from Northwestern...

Students commemorate Manchester bombing victims at vigil

Students commemorate Manchester bombing victims at vigil

Ally Mauch, Reporter
May 26, 2017
Filed under Campus, Events, Latest Stories, Top Campus Stories

Jessica Collins, a Weinberg sophomore from London, organized a vigil Thursday to remember those who died as a result of the Manchester, England bombing this week. After an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester on Monday night, 22 people died when a man set off a bomb outside the arena. The bomber was...

Sara Tully named new director of integrated study abroad office

Erica Snow, Assistant Campus Editor
May 26, 2017
Filed under Campus

Sara Tully will serve as the new director of the integrated study abroad office, the University announced in a news release Thursday. Tully is currently the executive director of the Center for International Education at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. NU recently combined the Office of Study...

Student nonprofit seeks to connect with North Shore community

Alan Perez, Reporter
May 26, 2017
Filed under Campus, Events

Supplies for Dreams will host a carnival June 3 on the Lakefill to allow students to de-stress and make connections with the local community. Carnival of Dreams will raise money for the nonprofit organization, which aims to address inequity in Chicago Public Schools. Though the carnival is a new...

University announces Dwight Hamilton as first associate vice president of equity

Allyson Chiu, Campus Editor
May 26, 2017
Filed under Campus

Dwight Hamilton will be Northwestern’s inaugural associate vice president of equity, the University announced Thursday. According to a news release, Hamilton, who is currently the vice president of inclusion, diversity and equity at Smith College, will join NU on July 1. At NU, Hamilton will work...

The Daily Northwestern named best daily student newspaper by Society of Professional Journalists

Allyson Chiu, Campus Editor
May 26, 2017
Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

The Daily Northwestern was named the best daily student newspaper in the country Thursday by the Society of Professional Journalists. The Daily won the 2016 Mark of Excellence Award designating it as the national winner of the Best All-Around Daily Student Newspaper category. The annual awards...

Northwestern chapter of Theta Chi suspends activities due to lack of new members

Northwestern chapter of Theta Chi suspends activities due to lack of new members

Catherine Kim, Assistant Campus Editor
May 26, 2017
Filed under Campus, Greek, Top Stories

The international headquarters of Theta Chi fraternity has put the Northwestern chapter under suspension after the group expressed a desire to disband, according to a statement from the headquarters. The chapter, which was installed at Northwestern in 1950, said it wants to disband due to a low number...

Pulitzer Prize winner Emily Nussbaum to speak at Northwestern

Erica Snow, Assistant Campus Editor
May 25, 2017
Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Speakers

Pulitzer Prize winner Emily Nussbaum, television critic for The New Yorker, will speak at Northwestern on June 1, Contemporary Thought Speakers Series announced Thursday. Nussbaum, who won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for criticism, has been a critic for The New Yorker since 2011. She is also known for...

Chicago hip-hop artists, activists discuss role of hip-hop music in activism

Chicago hip-hop artists, activists discuss role of hip-hop music in activism

Julia Esparza, Reporter
May 25, 2017
Filed under Campus, Top Campus Stories, Top Stories

Prominent black Chicago hip-hop artists and activists said during an event Wednesday that black women should engage in activism through art as it promotes the liberation of people of color. The panelists spoke about the role of black women in the music industry, art as a form of activism and the...

International students struggle to find employment in age of ‘Buy American, Hire American’

Maddie Burakoff, Web Editor
May 25, 2017
Filed under Campus, Top Campus Stories

When members of Yoni Pinto’s extended family came to the United States from Turkey about 20 years ago, they were able to find employment, get green cards and eventually become citizens, fulfilling the “American dream,” the Weinberg senior said. Back then, the main challenge was finding an employer...

Controversial conservative speaker Ben Shapiro discusses politics, NU issues

Controversial conservative speaker Ben Shapiro discusses politics, NU issues

Ben Pope and Nora Shelly
May 25, 2017
Filed under Campus, Events, Speakers, Top Campus Stories, Top Stories

Conservative commentator Ben Shapiro spoke about numerous issues including economic mobility and contemporary campus culture as College Republicans’ spring speaker Wednesday. The event, held in McCormick Auditorium in Norris University Center, was also sponsored by Young America’s Foundation....

SNL comedians take stage for stand-up show

SNL comedians take stage for stand-up show

Maddie Burakoff, Web Editor
May 25, 2017
Filed under Campus, Events, Speakers, Top Stories

As soon as he stepped onto the Ryan Auditorium stage, Michael Che acknowledged that some audience members might be uncomfortable with his jokes. “I’m OK with that,” he said. Che, who is known for his role as co-anchor of the Weekend Update on “Saturday Night Live,” performed for about...