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In Focus: Northwestern theater students receiving accommodations struggle to find accessibility within theater program

Rebecca Aizin, Summer Managing Editor July 12, 2021

In the fall of 2019, then-senior Dana Pepowski (Communication ’20) sought help from AccessibleNU after symptoms of her chronic illnesses began to worsen. The accessibility counselor she worked with...

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In Focus: A mom wanted to know whether police pointed guns toward her kids. EPD kept the footage locked away.

Joshua Irvine, Senior Staffer July 4, 2021

Anya Tanyavutti was in her dining room preparing for dinner when her children told her they watched police officers pull their guns out in front of a playground. Her three kids, ages 1, 4 and 6 at the...

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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...

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