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Nonprofit Art Encounter to honor one of its founders at 40-year anniversary gala

Nonprofit Art Encounter to honor one of its founders at 40-year anniversary gala

Samantha Handler, Assistant City Editor

May 4, 2018


Filed under City, City Features, Latest Stories, Top Stories

Most days after dinner, Joanna Pinsky works in her studio until midnight, creating images of the Cuban national hero José Martí and architectural fragments that will eventually float on walls of galleries. Pinsky said being alone in the studio can be isolating and feel self-indulgent. When in 1978...

Black alumni, University officials gather for symbolic groundbreaking ceremony at Black House

Black alumni, University officials gather for symbolic groundbreaking ceremony at Black House

Alan Perez, Assistant Campus Editor

May 3, 2018


Filed under Administration, Alumni, Campus, Diversity and Inclusion, Instagram Posts, Latest Stories, Top Campus Stories, Top Stories

University officials, students and alumni gathered Thursday at the Black House for a symbolic groundbreaking ceremony on the 50th anniversary of the Bursar’s Office Takeover, though the construction phase of the building’s renovation won’t begin immediately. “Everybody remembers the events...

Bienen awards pianist Marc-André Hamelin with prize in piano performance

Gabby Birenbaum, Assistant Campus Editor

May 3, 2018


Filed under Alumni, Campus, Latest Stories

The Bienen School of Music awarded pianist Marc-André Hamelin its Jean Gimbel Lane Prize in Piano Performance, according to a Northwestern news release. The prize is awarded every other year to pianists who have received high levels of recognition, the Wednesday release said. It includes a $50,000...

Srivastava: Beware of Cinco de Mayo darties

Heena Srivastava, Columnist

May 3, 2018


Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

With the simultaneous onset of “darty season” and Cinco de Mayo this Saturday, college students across America will be whipping out their best guacamole recipes and stocking up on Coronas. And while Americans see the day as an opportunity to enjoy tacos and drinks, the party culture surrounding it...

Letter to the Editor: Student activists denounce university’s co-optation of Bursar’s Office Takeover, demand action

May 3, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Letters to Editor, Opinion

This week the university has been commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Bursar’s Office Takeover, when about 120 students occupied the Bursar’s Office on May 3, 1968, in order to demand improvements in the conditions of Black students on campus. Throughout the commemoration process, Northwestern...