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After a year and a half of advocacy, Northwestern’s Hindu community gets first ever chaplain

Yunkyo Kim, Campus Editor May 5, 2021

Growing up, Weinberg junior Pari Thakkar said Hinduism was a significant part of her life. However, after she came to Northwestern, she had no one to go to with questions about navigating her relationship...

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Community leaders discuss local methods to combat voter suppression in NAACP virtual forum

Yiming Fu, Assistant City Editor May 5, 2021

State officials and community leaders discussed ways to mobilize Black and brown communities against Republican efforts to restrict ballot access in a Evanston/North Shore NAACP forum Tuesday.   “Our...

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ETHS students reflect on equity work in the classroom

Ilana Arougheti, Copy Chief May 5, 2021

Evanston Township High School senior Mika Parisien enrolled in an honors history class instead of Advanced Placement United States History to learn about Black history and other cultural narratives absent...

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Religious and Spiritual Life offers hybrid programming for Spiritual Ecology Month

Callie Morgan, Reporter May 5, 2021

The Religious and Spiritual Life department is celebrating Spiritual Ecology Month to promote a more reciprocal relationship with the Earth.  The department is dedicating May to hybrid programming...

Illustration of a person with dark curly hair, wearing a blue hoodie and jeans, sitting on a front stoop outside of a wooden door with their head in their hands. The door, which is set against a dark red wall, has a sign taped to it reading “final notice” in dark red letters.

Cook County Emergency Rental Assistance Program receives over 16,000 applications

Ilana Arougheti, Copy Chief May 5, 2021

The Cook County Emergency Rental Assistance Program received more than 16,000 applications by the close of its five week application period, which included a weeklong extension.  As of May 1, Cook...

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