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Yik Yak, the anonymous gossip app? Popular on college campuses, relaunched this summer and is gaining the attention of students.

Students return to Yik Yak following the anonymous social app’s relaunch

Joshua Perry, Assistant Campus Editor October 5, 2021

And you thought you’d yikked your last yak.  After a four-year pause, the social media app Yik Yak is back. Is it here to stay? Particularly popular on school campuses, Yik Yak lets users create...

Evanston residents gathered under strings of lanterns.

NU students celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival with community events, lantern lightings

Avani Kalra, Reporter October 4, 2021

Quynh-May Nguyen never celebrated the Mid-Autumn Festival away from her family before. This year, the Weinberg junior turned to her on-campus Vietnamese community. This year’s Mid-Autumn celebration...

The planet Earth held in hands on a green background

Dawn breaks on Sunrise NU’s first year

Isabel Funk, Assistant Campus Editor October 4, 2021

In winter 2020, about 10 students planned an Earth Day strike in tandem with the national youth-led Sunrise Movement, an organization focused on advocating for climate change reform and education. When...

A purple photo of a sign reading, Northwestern University.

Community Safety Advisory Board recommends that counselors, unarmed civilians respond to most campus safety calls

Jordan Mangi, Audio Editor October 4, 2021

Northwestern’s Community Safety Advisory Board recommended the University send licensed counselors and unarmed civilian personnel to address the majority of campus safety and mental health situations...

Southwest view of University Hall at sunset in the winter with Kresge Hall pictured to the right.

NU professors and students transition to in-person learning

Iris Swarthout, Reporter October 4, 2021

Weinberg Prof. Pamela Bannos, who teaches Introduction to Photography, said fitting 15 students into a hands-on lab involving photographic chemicals was one of many variables that made her anxious for...

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