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Chicano band Las Cafeteras discusses history, race

Chicano band Las Cafeteras discusses history, race

Mariana Alfaro, Assistant Campus Editor

May 29, 2015


Filed under Campus, Events, Speakers, Student Groups

History has always been told by the same people, and members of Chicano band Las Cafeteras are trying to change that, they said Thursday evening during Alianza’s spring speaker event. Three members of the East L.A. band discussed topics of race and history while interacting with an audience of...

Students, administration discuss diversity, inclusion initiatives at town hall event

Students, administration discuss diversity, inclusion initiatives at town hall event

Peter Kotecki, Reporter

May 29, 2015


Filed under Administration, Campus, Student Government, Top Stories

Students and administration discussed Thursday the state of diversity and inclusion efforts on campus, including the search for a new diversity and inclusion administrator, the Native American Outreach and Inclusion Task Force and undergraduate admission at Northwestern. The search for the new Associate...

Conservative activist Sonnie Johnson talks Jay Z, Republican values

Conservative activist Sonnie Johnson talks Jay Z, Republican values

Emily Chin, Reporter

May 29, 2015


Filed under Campus, Events, Speakers, Student Groups

Conservative activist Sonnie Johnson thinks people should claim, rather than check, their privilege, she said during a talk attended by roughly 40 people Thursday night. Johnson visited Northwestern as College Republicans’ spring speaker. Johnson speaks at many conservative and Tea Party events...

New Hillel rabbi plans to focus on relationships, dialogue

New Hillel rabbi plans to focus on relationships, dialogue

Elena Sucharetza, Reporter

May 29, 2015


Filed under Campus, Student Groups

Rabbi Brandon Bernstein wants to build community across both Jewish and non-Jewish groups. As the incoming rabbi at Fiedler Hillel, Bernstein said part of this community building involves open and honest dialogue, particularly in light of controversial issues at Northwestern such as the recent Israel...

Dolphin Show to present ‘Gypsy’ in 2016

Emily Chin, Reporter

May 29, 2015


Filed under Campus, Student Entertainment, Student Groups, Theater

The 74th annual Dolphin Show will present the musical “Gypsy” in January 2016, the Dolphin Show team announced Thursday. “Gypsy,” by Arthur Laurents, Jule Styne and Stephen Sondheim, depicts the life of a famous striptease artist as she grows up and finds herself, said Alex Wolfe, the Dolphin...