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Antonia Cereijido wins inaugural Cecilia Vaisman Award

Antonia Cereijido wins inaugural Cecilia Vaisman Award

Natalie Chun, Reporter

November 6, 2019

In an emotional night, Latino USA producer and Medill alumna Antonia Cereijido (Medill ’14) received the inaugural Cecilia Vaisman Award, named after the late Medill professor who died in 2015. The award was created to celebrate audio and video journalists from the Latinx community and was conceived...

Students discuss Jeff Sessions, bias against conservatives at open dialogue

Students discuss Jeff Sessions, bias against conservatives at open dialogue

Evan Robinson-Johnson, Photo Editor

November 5, 2019

A day before former Attorney General Jeff Sessions makes his opening remarks as Northwestern College Republicans’ fall speaker, more than 50 students piled into the front room of the Buffett Institute for Global Affairs on Monday to discuss the presence of the controversial politician on campus. Political...

2020 Vision: Students for Justice in Palestine reckon with administration, future activism

2020 Vision: Students for Justice in Palestine reckon with administration, future activism

Stephen Council and James Pollard

November 4, 2019

This is the first article in a series called “2020 Vision” which walks through the reflections and hopes student groups, administrators and others throughout Northwestern have on the past few years and upcoming new decade. In 2015, the Associated Student Government Senate passed a resolution asking Northwester...

Three months after the El Paso shooting, students from city discuss the shooting, aftermath

Three months after the El Paso shooting, students from city discuss the shooting, aftermath

Amy Li and Daisy Conant

November 4, 2019

Three months after the 2019 shooting in El Paso, Texas, Miriam Guevara still has difficulty reconciling with the massive loss of life that occurred in her hometown within the span of several minutes. On Aug. 3, 2019, a mass shooting occurred at a Walmart in El Paso — a predominantly Latinx city...

Obama Speechwriter, Northwestern Prof. Cody Keenan discusses career path, gives career advice

Obama Speechwriter, Northwestern Prof. Cody Keenan discusses career path, gives  career advice

Isabelle Sarraf, Reporter

November 4, 2019

“Raise your hand if you know exactly what you’re going to do with your life,” Cody Keenan (Weinberg ‘02), director of speechwriting for former President Barack Obama, asked an audience of around 300. A few students raised their hands. “I didn’t,” he said. Keenan discussed his career...