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In Focus: As University aims to increase awareness of Title IX process, reporting remains a taxing experience

In Focus: As University aims to increase awareness of Title IX process, reporting remains a taxing experience

Claire Hansen, Reporter

February 6, 2017


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Walking to class on day one of Winter Quarter 2016, Lucy Godinez saw the student who allegedly sexually assaulted her for the first time since leaving his apartment that night. At first, Godinez said she felt the standard awkwardness of running into a former sexual partner. But as they began making...

In Focus: A New Waa-Mu

In Focus: A New Waa-Mu

Mariana Alfaro, Web Editor

November 21, 2016


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During “Gold,” the 84th Waa-Mu Show, Communication senior Adhana Reid found herself on stage, singing a song she never felt comfortable with. "There were a number of microaggressive things that happened during that show's process,” Reid said during a panel last month. “One of the things ...

In Focus: After University lifts CAPS 12-session limit, students still feel pushed to seek outside care

In Focus: After University lifts CAPS 12-session limit, students still feel pushed to seek outside care

Yvonne Kim, Assistant Campus Editor

November 18, 2016


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This fall, Northwestern students twice received the standard email from administrators following a student’s death, urging them to seek grief counseling at Counseling and Psychological Services if needed. But when Alye Miller did so earlier this quarter after the death of a close friend, she found...

In Focus: Spending big on the future of Northwestern football

In Focus: Spending big on the future of Northwestern football

Bobby Pillote, Assistant Gameday Editor

November 13, 2016


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In a couple of years, Northwestern football players will be running drills against the scenic backdrop of Lake Michigan in one of the nation’s most expensive practice facilities. The $260 million Ryan Fieldhouse and adjoining Walter Athletics Center, due to be completed in summer 2018, will abut...

In Focus: Inside administrators’ efforts to preserve the appointment of former ambassador Karl Eikenberry

In Focus: Inside administrators’ efforts to preserve the appointment of former ambassador Karl Eikenberry

Julia Jacobs and Tyler Pager

May 27, 2016


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Karl Eikenberry had already bought a house in Winnetka. The former United States ambassador to Afghanistan had been appointed to serve as the first executive director of the Buffett Institute for Global Studies last November. Administrators were gushing about all the new opportunities the well-connected former U.S. Army leader and Stanfor...