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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speaks and Cori Bush stands to her left at an outdoor protest.

Medill is back on the Hill: Students dive into politics coverage from the nation’s capital

Catherine Odom, Reporter October 6, 2021

Medill sophomore Mikayla Denault has wanted to be a political reporter since she was young. Now, she's covering protests in Washington, D.C. and quoting U.S. Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and Cori...

A large Northwestern University sign sits amid pink and white flowers.

NU to distribute over $15 million in federal student aid funds for pandemic-related costs

Waverly Long, Campus Editor October 6, 2021

Northwestern will distribute more than $15 million in federal aid to over 7,500 students for pandemic-related costs, according to a Tuesday news release. Students are eligible for the fund if they fit...

Geography Prof. John Hudson in front of a map

Geography Prof. John Hudson celebrates 50 years at NU

Hannah Feuer, Assistant Campus Editor October 6, 2021

Geography Prof. John Hudson is teaching the same geography course this quarter that he taught his first quarter at Northwestern — 50 years ago.  As the University’s only geography professor, Hudson...

Two people sit in conversation in the living room of University Christian Ministry. They are surrounded by people sitting on couches and foldable chairs.

Compass worker discusses ongoing negotiations, prospect of strike at SOLR, UCM event

Nick Francis, Assistant Photo Editor October 6, 2021

Valentina Espinosa just started her 17th year working as a housekeeper at Northwestern’s James Allen Center, now subcontracted under Compass Group.  She is a single mother of a daughter who uses...

The Dawes school garden sign stands in the middle of the garden as parents and coordinators toured around. Parents gathered to learn about programming from garden coordinators.

Parents attend Dawes Elementary School garden meet and greet

Sarah Aie, Reporter October 6, 2021

The tomatoes, chives and peppers in Evanston’s oldest school garden received visitors Tuesday night as parents gathered at Dawes Elementary School to discuss the garden and learn how to stay engaged...

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