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Doing double: Ethnic studies programs — suffering funding and faculty dearth, high turnover rates, intense working conditions — demand structure reform

Doing double: Ethnic studies programs — suffering funding and faculty dearth, high turnover rates, intense working conditions — demand structure reform

Pranav Baskar, Assistant Campus Editor

May 30, 2019


Filed under Academic, Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories, Top Campus Stories, Top Stories, Uncategorized

Hamstrung by a lack of departmental status, Northwestern’s ethnic studies programs have — until recently — been barred from hiring tenure-track faculty exclusive to their fields. The result has been massive turnover.

FIZZ wins Battle of the Bands, looks forward to first Dillo Day set

FIZZ wins Battle of the Bands, looks forward to first Dillo Day set

Stephen Council, Reporter

May 30, 2019


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Latest Stories, Music

Morgan Buckley had been recently accepted to transfer to Northwestern when she came to visit her high school friend and bandmate Paul Kim for one of campus’ most anticipated days of the year: Dillo Day 2017. Now, two years later, Buckley and Kim are set to perform on Dillo’s main stage themselves. “It’s...

Compass peer mentor program gives FGLI students a place to call home

Compass peer mentor program gives FGLI students a place to call home

Austin Benavides, Assistant Campus Editor

May 30, 2019


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Top Stories

Jesi Rojo wasn’t sure if they wanted to attend Northwestern, a university they saw as predominantly rich and white. Rojo arrived on campus filled with “angst” and “anger,” they said, and wanted to make their way without the help of any organization or community on campus. It wasn’t until...

New K-pop dance team brings BTS, BLACKPINK to campus

New K-pop dance team brings BTS, BLACKPINK to campus

Wilson Chapman, Reporter

May 30, 2019


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Dance, Instagram Posts, Latest Stories, Music

Between BTS presenting at the Grammys and Blackpink topping the iTunes charts, Korean popular music has made its way into the mainstream. In this era of K-pop’s cross-culture success, a new Northwestern student group aims to bring genre-inspired, eye-catching dances to campus. K-Dance is a new...

Softball: Williams named NFCA National Freshman of the Year

Softball: Williams named NFCA National Freshman of the Year

Sophia Scanlan, Reporter

May 30, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, Softball, Sports

Northwestern pitcher Danielle Williams was named the Schutt Sports/National Fastpitch Coaches Association Division I National Freshman of the Year on Tuesday, becoming the first player in Big Ten history to accomplish the feat. Williams — who also won Big Ten Freshman of the Year — beat out Minnesota...