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Artist Mary Sherman speaks about art, charity

Artist Mary Sherman speaks about art, charity

Jackson Elliott, Reporter
April 7, 2017
Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Artist Mary Sherman gave students advice on how to successfully start and run a nonprofit during a talk held Thursday. Sherman, founder of the TransCultural Exchange, a nonprofit that helps connect artists from more than 60 countries, spoke in Frances Searle Building about her experience in art and...

ASG survey seeks feedback on Title IX reporting process

Claire Hansen, Reporter
April 7, 2017
Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Associated Student Government released a survey March 31 to gather student feedback on the sexual misconduct complaint resolution process. ASG President Christina Cilento said the responses will be incorporated in a report to administrators to provide recommendations to change the reporting process....

ASG candidates discuss sexual assault, Greek life at town hall

ASG candidates discuss sexual assault, Greek life at town hall

Alan Perez, Reporter
April 7, 2017
Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Nehaarika Mulukutla and Rosalie Gambrah, Associated Student Government candidates for president and executive vice president, called on the Northwestern community to increase support for sexual assault survivors on campus during a campaign forum Thursday. During a town hall co-hosted by ASG and Political...

All-female fan organization reaches 20th year of supporting Northwestern sports

All-female fan organization reaches 20th year of supporting Northwestern sports

Ally Mauch, Reporter
April 6, 2017
Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

After 20 years of cheering on Northwestern sports teams, all-female group CatBackers is still going strong. The group was founded in 1997 to educate members about NU sports and help them be more involved in athletic events. It held an event Tuesday discussing the NFL draft with several football players...

ASG releases statement on University’s SAE decision, chapter currently under review by national headquarters

ASG releases statement on University’s SAE decision, chapter currently under review by national headquarters

Mariana Alfaro, Print Managing Editor
April 6, 2017
Filed under Campus, Top Stories

More than 100 students signed a letter Wednesday addressed to Patricia Telles-Irvin, vice president for student affairs, condemning the University’s decision to not pursue disciplinary action against two fraternities involved in allegations of druggings and sexual assault. The allegations were first reported last month, accord...

Faculty Senate passes resolution to expedite acceptance of librarians as faculty

Faculty Senate passes resolution to expedite acceptance of librarians as faculty

Catherine Kim, Assistant Campus Editor
April 6, 2017
Filed under Campus, Events, Faculty, Latest Stories

Faculty Senate passed a resolution Wednesday to expedite the process of having librarians represented in Senate. The resolution is part of an ongoing conversation to include librarians as voting members of Senate. Senate president and religious studies Prof. Laurie Zoloth said senators have been working...

ASG Senate elects new parliamentarian

ASG Senate elects new parliamentarian

Jonah Dylan, Print Development and Recruitment Editor
April 6, 2017
Filed under ASG Elections, Campus, Latest Stories

Associated Student Government Senate elected SESP sophomore Justine Kim as parliamentarian Wednesday, a week after voting no confidence on two other candidates. Kim, who was sworn in shortly after being elected, previously served as a senator for the Korean American Student Association, where she als...

ASG candidates discuss upcoming election, campus issues

ASG candidates discuss upcoming election, campus issues

Aidan Markey, Web Editor
April 6, 2017
Filed under ASG Elections, Campus, Events, Latest Stories, Student Government

Though she is working to make Associated Student Government more accessible to students, presidential candidate Nehaarika Mulukutla said the challenge of a potential presidency comes down to balancing publicity and efficiency. Mulukutla and her running mate Rosalie Gambrah spoke at a forum, moderated...

Former Obama speechwriter Cody Keenan to speak on campus

Former Obama speechwriter Cody Keenan to speak on campus

Allyson Chiu, Campus Editor
April 5, 2017
Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Top Stories

Cody Keenan (Weinberg ’02), a speechwriter for former President Barack Obama, is returning to campus next week to speak on the Obama legacy. Keenan will join Medill Prof. Peter Slevin, who authored a biography on former first lady Michelle Obama, next Tuesday in Harris Hall for a panel discussion,...

Mulukutla, Gambrah discuss motivations to run, uncontested election

Juliette Johnson, Video Editor
April 5, 2017
Filed under ASG Elections, Campus, Latest Stories, Multimedia, Video

Nehaarika Mulukutla and Rosalie Gambrah are running unopposed for president and executive vice president of Associated Student Government. The Daily sat down with the candidates to discuss their reasons for running and their responses to the uncontested election. Email: [email protected]..

Candidates discuss mental wellness during first ASG presidential election forum

Candidates discuss mental wellness during first ASG presidential election forum

Catherine Kim, Assistant Campus Editor
April 5, 2017
Filed under ASG Elections, Campus, Latest Stories, Student Government

Candidates for president and executive vice president of Associated Student Government, Nehaarika Mulukutla and Rosalie Gambrah, discussed student wellness during the first ASG presidential election forum Tuesday. The Weinberg juniors spoke about their policies, which focus on mental health, sexual...

House by Northwestern gets green light to start building

House by Northwestern gets green light to start building

Allyson Chiu, Campus Editor
April 5, 2017
Filed under Campus, Student Groups

After months of planning, Northwestern’s first solar-powered home is set to break ground in May. “We've spent a lot of time putting things together on paper and now we actually get to put things together in physical form,” said McCormick junior Bill Bach, the house’s project manager. House...