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Augustine: The difference between ‘victim’ and ‘survivor’

Kathryn Augustine, Columnist

May 13, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, Opinion

Content warning: This article discusses sexual assault. Sexual assault survivor. It’s a phrase heard countless times as more and more people feel empowered to share their experiences of sexual assault. People use the phrase to describe themselves, indicating that they survived a traumatic experienc...

LTE: NUGW Response to Woodruff GLAC Meeting Remarks

Northwestern University Graduate Workers

May 13, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, Opinion

At last week’s Graduate Leadership and Advocacy Council meeting, Dean (Teresa) Woodruff responded to the department letters and impact statements calling for guaranteed sixth-year funding collected and submitted by Northwestern University Graduate Workers (NUGW). She said she read all of the letters...

50 Years of Queer Anger: Trans-inclusive rhetoric

50 Years of Queer Anger: Trans-inclusive rhetoric

A. Pallas Gutierrez, Assistant Opinion Editor

May 12, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, Opinion

This is the thirteenth column in “50 Years of Queer Anger,” a series examining LGBTQ+ issues in the United States since 1969. The abortion ban bills introduced in Georgia and Alabama have added further fuel to the national debate around reproductive health. News outlets have pointed out misunder...

Huang: Start with why

Huang: Start with why

Alexandra Huang, Columnist

May 12, 2019


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I recently picked up Simon Sinek’s book “Start With Why” and found it very inspiring. Sinek gives the example of the company Apple, which continues to succeed no matter how fierce competition gets. Sinek proves to us with demonstrated examples that the companies that have a “why,” a purpose...

50 Years of Queer Anger: Camp and the Met Gala

50 Years of Queer Anger: Camp and the Met Gala

A. Pallas Gutierrez, Assistant Opinion Editor

May 9, 2019


Filed under Instagram Posts, Latest Stories, Opinion

This is the twelfth column in “50 Years of Queer Anger,” a series examining LGBTQ+ issues in the United States since 1969. Susan Sontag described camp as “love of the unnatural: of artifice and exaggeration,” in her essay “Notes on Camp,” which attempts to define the elusive concept. Andrew B...