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Angela Davis engages community, student abolitionists in annual State of the Black Union

Angela Davis spoke about the need to reimagine and rebuild racist institutions and not settle for “piecemeal reforms.” Over 1,600 people attended the event hosted by For Members Only.
November 13, 2020

Activist and scholar Angela Davis discussed systemic racism, political activism, police and prison abolition Thursday during For Members Only’s annual State of the Black Union. Over 1,600 people logged...

Northwestern international students struggle with return-to-campus travel plans

Northwestern welcomes students from across the globe. This winter, international students are facing complications in their plans to come to campus.
November 12, 2020

Many international students are struggling to establish travel plans following Northwestern’s October 28 announcement to allow all undergraduate students on campus this winter. NU’s international...

NU alum Amar Shah talks career, post-graduation journey

Amar Shah (Weinberg ’16). After graduating from NU, Shah has been a consultant, Hindu monk, entrepreneur and motivational speaker, all in four years.
November 12, 2020

From consultant to Hindu monk to entrepreneur and motivational speaker, Amar Shah’s (Weinberg ’16) post-graduation career path has been far from linear. Shah speaks and coaches professionally in...

APAC fall speaker Samip Mallick emphasizes importance of South Asian and Black solidarity

 APAC fall speaker Samip Mallick spoke to students about the historical connectedness of South Asian and Black communities.
November 12, 2020

Three days after the police killing of George Floyd, a fire damaged a Bangladeshi-Indian restaurant. In a statement on Facebook, Hafsa Islam, the daughter of owner Ruhel Islam, wrote that she heard her...

ASG awards NUSolar vehicle a sustainability grant

ASG provided additional funding to four student groups and amended its code review.
November 12, 2020

Northwestern Associated Student Government awarded NUSolar $1,000 from the Sustainability Committee’s Student Group Sustainability Grant at its Wednesday Senate meeting. The ASG Sustainability Grant...

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