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Students make plans for holidays amid campus COVID-19 case spikes

With spiking COVID-19 cases in Evanston and the rest of the state, Northwestern students have a difficult winter ahead of them.
November 15, 2020

As Fall Quarter comes to a close, Northwestern students will enjoy Thanksgiving Break before finishing up finals, as usual. But the worsening pandemic has made the logistics of traveling and celebrating...

As Congress returns for the year’s final session, laid-off staff seek relief package

It has been three months since Salah Bouacha received federal assistance. As Congress returns for the year’s final session, he hopes legislators strike a deal on a stimulus package.
November 15, 2020

After 29 years with the Kellogg School of Management, Program Assistant Salah Bouacha was laid off in April. Shortly after, Bouacha received his first stimulus check through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief,...

Northwestern forms new Community Safety Advisory Board chaired by Prof. Clyde Yancy

Students led by NU Community Not Cops gathered at Fountain Square in October demanding the abolition of University Police.
November 13, 2020

Northwestern is forming a new Community Safety Advisory Board in response to recent advocacy globally and at NU to rethink policing. The board will meet monthly and Feinberg Prof. Clyde Yancy will serve...

Queer panelists discuss “reproducing” through art and transgender culture as “revolt” at QPGSA roundtable

Seabury Hall. QPGSA’s first event of the academic year discussed the exclusion of traditional artistic industries while spotlighting the panelists’ creations.
November 13, 2020

As a queer creator, art is making copies of oneself in a world where reproduction is “gatekept,” artist, activist and curator Jamie Grace Alexander said at a Thursday roundtable discussion hosted by...

WBEZ reporter María Inés Zamudio wins 2020 Cecilia Vaisman Award for Multimedia Reporters

WBEZ reporter María Inés Zamudio received the 2020 Cecilia Vaisman Award for Multimedia Reporters in recognition of her reporting on Hispanic and Latinx communities.
November 13, 2020

WBEZ reporter María Inés Zamudio was recently named this year’s recipient of the Cecilia Vaisman Award for Multimedia Reporters.  The award, gifted by the Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated...

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