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In Focus: Student-athletes face unique mental health challenges, work to overcome stigma of getting help

In Focus: Student-athletes face unique mental health challenges, work to overcome stigma of getting help

Joseph Wilkinson, Sports Editor

March 7, 2018


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At the Northwestern women’s basketball game against Indiana on Jan. 14, 2017, Amber Jamison didn’t wear her regular jersey. Instead, she wore No. 5 in honor of Jordan Hankins, her best friend on the team. Just five days earlier, Hankins had died by suicide. Jamison scored 13 points that afternoon, helping lead the Wildcats to a win. Three days later, she put...

In Focus: Under proposed housing plan, Northwestern’s residential life faces uncertain future

In Focus: Under proposed housing plan, Northwestern’s residential life faces uncertain future

Allyson Chiu and Maddie Burakoff

February 19, 2018


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When picking a college, Scarlett Machson wasn’t sure Northwestern was the right fit for her. Though her mother was pushing her to apply to NU, Machson said she wasn’t excited about the prospect of becoming a Wildcat. But then she discovered the Communications Residential College. After scrolling...

In Focus: As NU goes global, professors raise concerns of pay, gender equity among non-tenure language faculty

In Focus: As NU goes global, professors raise concerns of pay, gender equity among non-tenure language faculty

Erica Snow, Campus Editor

November 21, 2017


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At Northwestern, not all faculty feel they are treated equally. According to a survey on faculty compensation, 50 percent of all instructional or clinical faculty — who are ineligible for tenure — were satisfied with their salaries. But for those in the humanities in the Weinberg College of Arts...

In Focus: New University initiative aims to alleviate costs of materials for low-income freshmen in STEM courses

In Focus: New University initiative aims to alleviate costs of materials for low-income freshmen in STEM courses

Allyson Chiu, Print Managing Editor

November 17, 2017


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When most people feel like spoiling themselves, they indulge in decadent meals or go on shopping sprees. Communication freshman Carter Liebman treated himself to a Northwestern education. “My being nice to myself and spending money on myself was coming here,” he said. “And ultimately, that's...

In Focus: Student leaders struggle with University’s barrier-free initiative for group admissions

In Focus: Student leaders struggle with University’s barrier-free initiative for group admissions

Stavros Agorakis, Arts & Entertainment Editor

November 15, 2017


Filed under Administration, Campus, In Focus, Student Government, Student Groups, Top Campus Stories, Top Stories

A self-described “overachiever,” Weinberg junior Danielle Hojnicki thrived in her high school social scene. As a leader and member of several organizations — National Honor Society, choir, an art club, among others — she always felt eager to pursue her extracurricular interests. But coming...