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In Focus: As state, federal governments grapple with NIL legislation, Northwestern community members reflect on potential impacts

Jacob Fulton, Print Managing Editor June 8, 2021

If Weinberg junior Cole Sias wants to post on her social media accounts, she could make money with just a few taps. Sias is a micro-influencer, with over 4,500 followers on Instagram, which means she...

Stakeholders discuss impact of Name, Image and Likeness legislation in Illinois

Jacob Fulton, Print Managing Editor June 8, 2021

Name, Image and Likeness legislation has swept across the nation, getting statehouse approval in over a dozen states. Ahead of a Wednesday U.S. Senate hearing about NIL legislation, stakeholders discussed...

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In Focus: Bienen students share experiences, advocate for increased representation and uplifting of Black composers, musicians

Waverly Long, Newsletter Editor June 7, 2021

As Tahirah Whittington, the cellist of all-Black Chicago string quartet D-Composed, flew through a piece by Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson, her young audience stared in awe. The performance was part of...

In Focus: Diversifying classical music through education

In Focus: Diversifying classical music through education

Waverly Long and Emily Sakai June 7, 2021

According to a 2014 study by the League of American Orchestras, less than 2 percent of musicians in the approximately 800 orchestras surveyed were Black. The lack of Black representation in classical music...

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In Focus: Women faculty continue to ask the University for support following the tenure clock extension’s end

Haley Fuller, Digital Managing Editor May 27, 2021

Instead of digging through archives in Paris and Geneva, history Prof. Helen Tilley, a single mother, spent the spring of her sabbatical researching and writing on the bed while her then-11-year-old daughter...

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