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Men’s Basketball: Inside Merrimack’s program-defining, staggering upset over Northwestern

Men’s Basketball: Inside Merrimack’s program-defining, staggering upset over Northwestern

Charlie Goldsmith, Reporter

November 13, 2019

Men's Basketball Before he walked into Merrimack’s locker room at the end of the game, head coach Joe Gallo raised his fist like he’d just won the national championship. His players were all waiting for him on the other side of the door, looking for a cooler or a cup or anything that could ho...

Former Israeli Ambassador to U.S. speaks about changing Middle East

Former Israeli Ambassador to U.S. speaks about changing Middle East

Jason Beeferman, Reporter

November 13, 2019

Israel’s former Ambassador to the U.S. Itamar Rabinovich spoke to members of the surrounding Northshore community on campus Tuesday about the complex, changing state of affairs in the Middle East. Hosted by the Crown Family Center for Jewish and Israel Studies, Rabinovich’s talk, “Israel Facing...

Thuillier: More diversity needed in AI to fight human biases

Thuillier: More diversity needed in AI to fight human biases

Marcus Thuillier, Colmnist

November 13, 2019

As I approach graduation, diversity and representation has been on my mind. It’s been a key point of discussion in one of my classes this quarter, Leadership Insights and Skills for Data Scientists. It is of fundamental importance for data scientists, especially in the tech industry, to be aware of...

Sperti: Social media: A complex but necessary tool in democracy

Sperti: Social media: A complex but necessary tool in democracy

Elizabeth Sperti, Op-Ed Contributor

November 13, 2019

This past week, Political Union debated whether social media is corrosive to democracy. I took the stance that it wasn’t. I believe that social media is not corrosive to democracy for two reasons. First, social media is significant to movements that promote democracy. The most prominent example is...

Native community holds events in November for 30 Days of Indigenous programming

Native community holds events in November for 30 Days of Indigenous programming

Emma Yarger, Reporter

November 13, 2019

Graduate students Nikki McDaid-Morgan and Forrest Bruce gathered under Weber Arch Tuesday morning with a small group of Indigenous community members to take campus nature walks and appreciate the land where Northwestern was built. This event was a part of the University’s 30 Days of Indigenous programming,...