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Communication senior Riley Nelson conducts feminist research on Shakespeare’s Hamlet

Communication senior Riley Nelson. Nelson describes her summer research in the second part of a series.

Laurisa Sastoque, Reporter

July 28, 2020

This article is the second in a series featuring Northwestern students and their research projects during the summer of 2020. Communication senior Riley Nelson is studying the feminist implications of casting women for the role of Hamlet over time as part of her senior thesis, under the supervis...

Northwestern alum David Lipsky wins TPC San Antonio Challenge, advances ranking in the Korn Ferry Tour

The Korn Ferry Tour logo pictured on a golf course. Former Northwestern golfer David Lipsky recently moved up the tour’s ranks

Jane Wiertel, Reporter

July 28, 2020

David Lipsky (WCAS ’11) shot 25-under-par the weekend of July 12, earning him a victory in the TPC San Antonio Challenge. Lipsky’s win two weeks ago on the Korn Ferry Tour brought him to No. 11 among the golfers on tour. The Korn Ferry Tour, founded in 1990, allows young and aspiring golfers...

Anonymous social media posts paint picture of sexual assault in Greek life

The Northwestern University arch. An “Abolish NU IFC/PHA Greek Life” Instagram account has published multiple allegations of sexual assault within Northwestern’s Greek life.

Catherine Buchaniec, Reporter

July 28, 2020

Northwestern’s anonymous confession pages on social media have historically provided students an outlet to declare their crushes, confessions and other lighthearted material. Over the past few months, new anonymous accounts on Twitter and Instagram have emerged, unveiling allegations of sexual assault...

Mayor challenges new city clerk policy on releasing misconduct, use of force records

City Clerk Devon Reid. A new policy from the clerk’s office would release all misconduct and use of force records

Joshua Irvine, Reporter

July 28, 2020

A new policy from the city clerk’s office requiring the public release of police misconduct and use of force records prompted a challenge from the mayor and city attorney at Monday’s City Council meeting. The city will publish online all police misconduct and use of force records within 15 days...

Greek organizations discuss abolition at Northwestern amid nationwide reckoning

The Panhellenic Association met with chapter presidents over the weekend to discuss Greek life abolition.

Catherine Buchaniec, Reporter

July 28, 2020

Throughout the country, Greek life on college campuses has come under fire due to allegations of discriminatory behavior. Although the criticism has varied, from racist practices to rampant sexism, the critics have reached the same conclusion: change is long overdue. At Northwestern, Greek life has...