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Palestinian activist, Israeli settler join to advocate nonviolent national movement

Palestinian activist, Israeli settler join to advocate nonviolent national movement

Drew Gerber, Assistant Campus Editor

October 22, 2015

For Rabbi Hanan Schlesinger and Ali Abu Awwad, the path to peace between Israelis and Palestinians lies in a nonviolent national “revolution,” which they hope to create through a grassroots movement educating both sides on reconciliation. As part of a U.S. speaking tour, Schlesinger and Awwad...

Senate elects Clarkston as new speaker

Senate elects Clarkston as new speaker

Shane McKeon, Development and Recruitment Editor

October 21, 2015

Weinberg senior Matt Clarkston will be Associated Student Government’s next speaker of the Senate. Clarkston beat two senators, Weinberg sophomore Nehaarika Mulukutla and Weinberg junior Will Pritzker, to succeed former speaker Noah Whinston. Clarkston said he hopes to lead the body in an understated...

School of Law offers online admission interview option

Peter Kotecki, Assistant Campus Editor

October 21, 2015

Northwestern School of Law launched a registration portal in September for the 2016 admissions cycle, becoming the first law school to offer online video interviews. The portal will close in March. Although the School of Law does not require admissions interviews, the video interviews are another...

Crowdsourcing platform launches seven new projects with student groups

Leo Ji, Reporter

October 21, 2015

Catalyzer, an online fundraising initiative for Northwestern, added seven new fundraising campaigns for student groups to help them expand both at home and abroad. The Kickstarter-esque platform is powered by ScaleFunder, a crowdfunding platform for universities and nonprofits. Catalyzer started with...

Students speak out on avoiding abusive relationships

Students speak out on avoiding abusive relationships

Mark Duanmu, Reporter

October 21, 2015

As part of its domestic violence awareness campaign, Sigma Psi Zeta invited students to discuss healthy relationships on campus to discourage abusive relationships. The Asian-interest sorority collaborated with Sexual Health and Assault Peer Educators, Men Against Rape and Sexual Assault, and the...