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Japanese scholars discuss economy, sustainability at panel

US President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pose for a photo with other world leaders at the 2017 G7 summit at Teatro Greco in Taormina, Sicily, Italy. On Friday, Northwestern professors discussed Japan’s economic prospects as part of their fall lecture series.

Jake Holland, In Focus Editor

October 20, 2019

A group of Japanese scholars and professionals discussed the role of Japan in the global economy at a Friday event, saying that despite demographic challenges, the island nation has room for growth. About 40 people attended the event, held at Hardin Hall in the Rebecca Crown Center. Hosted by the...

Q&A: Northwestern alum Jed Feder talks role in TimeLine Production of “Oslo”

Jed Feder (Communication ‘11). Feder is starring as Uri Savir in the premiere Chicago Production of the Tony-Winning play “Oslo.”

Wilson Chapman, Assistant Art & Entertainment Editor

September 16, 2019

In 1993, secret negotiations in Oslo, Norway, were held in an attempt to establish a solution to the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian conflict, ultimately resulting in the first face-to-face agreements between the two governments. Although the Oslo Accords failed to create lasting peace, they remain a sym...

The Garage hosts first Artist in Residence Pop-up

The Garage hosts first Artist in Residence Pop-up

Jessica Liu and Jacob Ohara

May 22, 2019

The Garage celebrated the first year of its Artist in Residence program with its first-ever pop up on May 17. The pop-up event showcased art ranging from prints to fashion to music....

Northwestern Muslim Cultural Students Association presents first hijab-wearing supermodel as spring speaker

Halima Aden speaks at the Alice Millar Chapel. Aden, who grew up in a Kakuma refugee camp, was the first model to wear a hijab on an international runway.

Zinya Salfiti, Reporter

May 21, 2019

Muslim activist and Somali-American supermodel Halima Aden recounted the story of how she went from living in a Kenyan refugee camp to walking international runways to becoming the first-ever fashion model to wear the hijab in Sports Illustrated’s Swimsuit Issue. She told her story Monday night at...

Scriptwriting, politics and race discussed at BlacKkKlansman Q&A

Medill interim Dean Charles Whitaker (left), Kevin Willmott (middle) and Ron Stallsworth (right) speak in the Ryan Family Auditorium. The film and memoir “BlacKkKlansman” are based on Stallworth’s own experiences.

Pyrros Rubanis, Reporter

May 20, 2019

“BlacKkKlansman” screenwriter Kevin Willmott and Ron Stallworth, the retired police officer the film is based on, discussed the Academy award-winning film on Sunday. The panel followed a screening of the movie in the Ryan Family Auditorium. The panel, moderated by Charles Whitaker, the interim...