The Daily Northwestern

SNL cast members Bowen Yang, Chloe Fineman headline A&O Winter Speaker event

SNL cast members Bowen Yang, Chloe Fineman headline A&O Winter Speaker event

Ryann Perlstein, Reporter

February 16, 2020

When Communication freshman Sam Buttress was asked to join SNL cast member Bowen Yang on stage at the A&O Productions’ winter speaker event Sunday, he said he was nervous. “My legs were shaking a little bit,” Buttress said. “I was just sitting front and center because that’s where my friends...

ASG’s analytics survey answers questions about NU student community

ASG’s analytics survey answers questions about NU student community

Yunkyo Kim, Assistant Campus Editor

February 16, 2020

How much of the population receives financial aid? How do students think about what the University should do to increase sustainability? What percentage of students use dating apps and which ones? Associated Student Government’s annual analytics survey can provide answers to those questions from...

Chicago artist Mick Jenkins to headline A&O Benefit Concert

Chicago artist Mick Jenkins to headline A&O Benefit Concert

Isabelle Sarraf, Assistant Campus Editor

February 16, 2020

Mick Jenkins will headline the fourth Chicago Benefit concert put on by A&O Productions, according to a Sunday news release. The show, which will be hosted on Feb. 27 at Evanston SPACE, will also feature a student performer as the opening act. All proceeds from the show will benefit Supplies for Dreams,...

Organizers strategize for Green New Deal at YDSA conference

Organizers strategize for Green New Deal at YDSA conference

Emma Edmund, City Editor

February 16, 2020

CHICAGO — Organizers from across the country came together to strategize and discuss advocating for and implementing a Green New Deal during the Young Democratic Socialists of America 2020 Winter Conference. The conference, which spanned the entire weekend, drew students from around the country...

Black History Month features intersectional dialogues

Black History Month features intersectional dialogues

Anushuya Thapa, Reporter

February 16, 2020

This year’s “All Black Everything”-themed Black History Month programming included events with other identity-based communities to explore the intersections within the black community. The programming was handled by a committee within Multicultural Student Affairs, led by Alyscia Raines, an...