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Booker checks politics at door for on-campus address

Booker checks politics at door for on-campus address

Patrick Svitek, Online Managing Editor

October 24, 2012

Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker urged Northwestern students Tuesday night to embrace the "conspiracy of love," offering a nonpartisan respite from one of the most politically charged times of the year. "We are here because of the fortitude, fierceness and faith of the people who came before us,...

Obama suggests Election Night event in Chicago

Patrick Svitek, Online Managing Editor

October 23, 2012

President Barack Obama this morning seemed to confirm swirling rumors that he will be returning to Chicago on Election Day. "I don't know what Election Night will hold, but I'd like you to be a part of the event here in Chicago," Obama said in an email to supporters. "Any donation you make today automatically...

Cory Booker, popular Newark mayor, set for on-campus talk

Patrick Svitek, Online Managing Editor

October 23, 2012

Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker, a rising-star Democrat who spoke last month at his party's national convention, will take on a smaller audience today when he addresses Northwestern students. NU College Democrats is hosting the on-campus speech, which is expected to track closely with Booker's inspirational...

Popular blogger, author Juan Cole talks Middle East foreign policy amid presidential election

Popular blogger, author Juan Cole talks Middle East foreign policy amid presidential election

Megan Pauly, Reporter

October 23, 2012

Historian, scholar and blogger Juan Cole spoke Monday night about the two presidential candidates and their views on foreign policy in relation to the Middle East. Cole, a history professor at the University of Michigan and a Northwestern alumnus (WCAS ‘75), delivered the 23rd annual Leopold Lecture...

CRC watch-party attendees say final debate was close call

CRC watch-party attendees say final debate was close call

Cat Zakrzewski, Assistant Campus Editor

October 23, 2012

As President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney squared off for the last time in Monday night's the foreign policy debate, students in the Communications Residential College gathered once again for their last watch party of the 2012 election season. A discussion with David Zarefsky, f...