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Alan Perez
Alan Perez is a SESP junior studying social policy and economics. He previously served as The Daily's campus editor and copy editor. The South San Francisco, CA native is a communications assistant for Northwestern's Institute for Policy Research. You can reach Alan via email or Twitter.

Alan Perez, Reporter

Jun 17, 2020
Perez: College is weird (Story)
Apr 29, 2020
Northwestern seniors face uncertainty as they enter a slacking job market (Story)
Nov 26, 2019
Engineering, computer science majors top data on earnings after graduation (Story)
Nov 22, 2019
Northwestern Instagram post featuring Taiwanese independence flag sparks backlash, interpreted as political statement (Story)
Nov 14, 2019
Does Northwestern use student media to discipline protestors? (Story)
Nov 08, 2019
Report: Northwestern encourages applications to boost selectivity (Story)
Nov 03, 2019
Northwestern student from Iran barred from entering country after visa cancelled (Story)
Oct 21, 2019
Former Northwestern parents plead guilty to charges in college admissions scheme (Story)
Oct 14, 2019
Ratings agency downgrades Northwestern’s credit rating (Story)
Oct 01, 2019
Judge rules Harvard did not discriminate against Asian American applicants (Story)
Sep 30, 2019
Former Northwestern prof. Wyndham Lathem, accused of murder, faces testimony from co-defendant who accepted plea agreement (Story)
Sep 16, 2019
Northwestern Professor apologizes for ‘Happy 9/11’ Tweet after a University statement condemns it as ‘disgraceful’ (Story)
Jul 10, 2019
Broad ‘endowment’ tax could be more costly for Northwestern than anticipated (Story)
Jun 21, 2019
Students for Justice in Palestine renew demand for divestment after Northwestern rejects BDS (Story)
Jun 21, 2019
Federal officials are investigating Northwestern’s Title IX process after two men allege gender bias and failure of due process (Story)
Jun 21, 2019
Northwestern says no visa delays after Chinese ministry warns of studying at American universities (Story)
Jun 20, 2019
Former Sigma Chi Home Association president charged for stealing $460,000 (Story)
Jun 01, 2019
One injured in shooting on Northwestern’s Chicago campus (Story)
May 29, 2019
Charles Whitaker named Medill dean (Story)
May 27, 2019
In rebuke of incoming professor, Northwestern ‘unequivocally rejects’ Israel boycott movement (Story)
May 27, 2019
Labor agency to revisit a past decision that ruled graduate students were employees (Story)
May 21, 2019
Northwestern was a pilot school for SAT’s adversity score to assess a student’s privilege (Story)
May 16, 2019
Watchdog group lowers patient safety rating of Northwestern Memorial Hospital (Story)
May 15, 2019
President of San Francisco Fed calls for a more inclusive economy (Story)
May 06, 2019
Federal judge temporarily blocks stricter rules on student visas (Story)
May 03, 2019
Two of nation’s largest textbook companies plan to merge (Story)
Apr 26, 2019
Evanston unemployment rate in March drops to 2.8 percent, a sign of a strong economy (Story)
Apr 24, 2019
Northwestern President Schapiro says he reads applications of some legacy, donor students (Story)
Apr 21, 2019
Northwestern is investigating three racist incidents on campus. Follow them here (Story)
Apr 21, 2019
Student reports finding another white supremacist sticker on campus (Story)
Apr 18, 2019
Northwestern parents charged in college admissions scheme plead not guilty (Story)
Apr 15, 2019
Faculty Senate asks Provost’s Office to create position supporting non-tenure eligible faculty (Story)
Apr 11, 2019
NU Board of Trustees chairman: Falsifying tests and bribing coaches is ‘lowest form of activity’ (Story)
Apr 10, 2019
Trump issues executive order on free speech, though impact at Northwestern remains unclear (Story)
Apr 03, 2019
Documents show how parents helped their child cheat to get into Northwestern (Story)
Mar 15, 2019
Northwestern steps up security, plans prayer for New Zealand shooting victims (Story)
Mar 04, 2019
Baseball: Northwestern lacks consistency in weekend series, dropping first two games before picking up a win (Story)
Feb 17, 2019
Report places University President Morton Schapiro on shortlist for next USC president (Story)
Feb 03, 2019
Ratings agency identifies bleaker financial outlook for Northwestern (Story)
Jan 28, 2019
‘Downright scary’: Northwestern closes campuses ahead of extreme weather (Story)
Jan 17, 2019
J.B. Pritzker will no longer serve on Northwestern’s Board of Trustees (Story)
Dec 13, 2018
Holloway: Kanazawa’s views ‘antithetical’ to Northwestern (Story)
Dec 12, 2018
Students petition Northwestern to ban a visiting scholar whose work attempts to link intelligence and beauty to race (Story)
Dec 06, 2018
Chicago Police offer $10,000 for information relating to Shane Colombo’s death (Story)
Dec 04, 2018
Wake appointed to head Office of Equity; new associate provost for operations and facilities to join Northwestern (Story)
Nov 30, 2018
What students can expect for tomorrow’s Big Ten Championship game (Story)
Nov 30, 2018
Cook County Medical Examiner’s office determines cause of Daniel Jessell’s death (Story)
Nov 30, 2018
Budget cuts are made at the bottom, but the message is crafted up top (Story)
Nov 28, 2018
Weinberg sophomore Daniel Jessell dies (Story)
Nov 26, 2018
University failed to properly complete required risk assessment for recipients of NIH grants (Story)
Nov 25, 2018
Unwithered by budget deficit, research remains the flagship of Northwestern (Story)
Nov 25, 2018
Federal officials open Title IX investigations into Northwestern (Story)
Nov 20, 2018
Northwestern stays in background as its peers are scrutinized on admission practices (Story)
Nov 18, 2018
Title IX rules could reduce Northwestern’s liability to investigate sexual assault claims, boost due process procedures (Story)
Nov 15, 2018
Rising STD rates shine light on college sex-education (Story)
Nov 15, 2018
Administration sees better budget outlook than previously expected (Story)
Nov 13, 2018
University Police alert Northwestern community about two new incidents (Story)
Nov 09, 2018
Medill interim dean speaks out against White House’s removal of journalist’s press pass (Story)
Nov 09, 2018
University Police increase patrols after men target female students (Story)
Nov 08, 2018
University police warn students of battery on Hinman Avenue (Story)
Nov 07, 2018
Pritzker School of Law plans workforce cuts (Story)
Nov 07, 2018
In leaked draft rules, federal government plans to allow cross-examination by those accused of sexual assault (Story)
Nov 06, 2018
University Police arrest man on battery charges; unable to locate suspect in second incident (Story)
Nov 04, 2018
The latest casualty of budget cuts? Trash cleanup (Story)
Nov 01, 2018
Northwestern, Evanston police increase patrol near Jewish institutions (Story)
Nov 01, 2018
Northwestern asks faculty to rethink relationships with Saudi Arabia (Story)
Oct 30, 2018
Five reports of sexual assault made to UP; two investigations still open (Story)
Oct 30, 2018
Saudi funding to American universities, including Northwestern, comes under scrutiny (Story)
Oct 29, 2018
MOD Pizza tries to fill the void that was once the Kiln (Story)
Oct 29, 2018
Hillel to host prayer vigil to commemorate Pittsburgh victims (Story)
Oct 26, 2018
Man charged for string of burglaries on Northwestern campus (Story)
Oct 23, 2018
Don’t expect new Norris anytime soon (Story)
Oct 21, 2018
ASG announces emergency fund to student groups struggling with budget cuts (Story)
Oct 21, 2018
NU-Q closed for second day after flooding, power outage (Story)
Oct 19, 2018
Student groups struggle after five percent cut to academic budgets affect funding (Story)
Oct 17, 2018
Evanston residents raise concerns about students riding on sidewalks (Story)
Oct 12, 2018
The Great Recession was 10 years ago. Some suffered scars, others escaped injury (Story)
Oct 09, 2018
Non-tenure faculty vote against unionization after NLRB grants University request to count contested ballots (Story)
Oct 09, 2018
As sexual violence takes center stage, new University initiatives will test administrators’ grasp of student concerns (Story)
Oct 04, 2018
President Schapiro says the budget deficit was ‘substantially worse’ than he expected (Story)
Oct 02, 2018
Students spend big for back-to-school shopping (Story)
Oct 01, 2018
Students share grievances about SAE return, housing rates at community dialogue (Story)
Sep 30, 2018
Delta Chi moves into Lindgren House, joining other chapters in fraternity quad (Story)
Sep 28, 2018
Looking back since the University’s 2017 investigation of Sigma Alpha Epsilon (Story)
Sep 28, 2018
IFC reverses course, recognizes SAE as a member with limited voting power (Story)
Sep 27, 2018
Sexual assault report at Ryan Field made to University Police, referred to EPD (Story)
Sep 25, 2018
At convocation, Schapiro defends safe spaces and marketing (Story)
Sep 25, 2018
Northwestern appoints Audi executive as new head of marketing and communications (Story)
Sep 25, 2018
Craig Johnson named senior vice president for business and finance (Story)
Sep 24, 2018
Hundreds celebrate Lorraine Morton, who broke down racial barriers, offered wisdom to many (Story)
Sep 13, 2018
Residential services offers early move-in for some students ahead of Hurricane Florence (Story)
Sep 11, 2018
Judge orders new trial for man convicted of murder after Medill Justice Project tracked down witness (Story)
Sep 09, 2018
Chicago police release photos of shooting suspects in killing of Shane Colombo (Story)
Sep 08, 2018
James Foley Medill Medal for Courage in Journalism awarded to two Reuters journalists sentenced to prison in Myanmar (Story)
Sep 08, 2018
Two members of Northwestern cleaning crew killed in Niles car accident (Story)
Aug 23, 2018
Northwestern international student population continues to rise (Story)
Jul 08, 2018
Northwestern says it won’t make changes to admissions after Trump administration rescinds Obama-era guidance (Story)
Jul 02, 2018
Evanston union reps see little threat from Supreme Court decision (Story)
Jun 14, 2018
Frontera closed, new retail dining options to come (Story)
Jun 01, 2018
US expected to limit visa length for Chinese students (Story)
May 24, 2018
New food service provider says it won’t use federal E-Verify program (Story)
May 22, 2018
The Graduate School moves to limit sixth-year student funding (Story)
May 22, 2018
Student activists unite during community teach-in, stress importance of coalitions (Story)
May 17, 2018
International Office prepares as Trump administration moves toward crackdown on visa overstays (Story)
May 15, 2018
NU secures modest increase in student premium as markets prepare for rate hikes (Story)
May 10, 2018
‘Black Panther’ comics writer Nnedi Okorafor speaks at Africa Business Club event (Story)
May 09, 2018
Compass, service workers’ union reach agreement on dining transition (Story)
May 09, 2018
Searle Center hires first assistant director for diversity, inclusion (Story)
May 07, 2018
Exhibit showcases humanitarian work of organization founded by Ismaili Imam (Story)
May 04, 2018
Panelists discuss Bursar’s Office Takeover, culture for black students at NU (Story)
May 03, 2018
Black alumni, University officials gather for symbolic groundbreaking ceremony at Black House (Story)
May 02, 2018
CTEC reform efforts address bias, usefulness (Story)
Apr 27, 2018
Latinx Asian American Collective updates students on departmentalization at teach-in event (Story)
Apr 25, 2018
Federal judge rules Trump administration must resume DACA, accept new applicants (Story)
Apr 22, 2018
Roughly 70 workers march amid concerns about food provider change (Story)
Apr 20, 2018
Kellogg students march in protest of sexual violence in India (Story)
Apr 18, 2018
Theta Chi returns to campus, but old members left out (Story)
Apr 16, 2018
Food provider change prompts concerns, student support for workers (Story)
Apr 15, 2018
Northwestern to begin partnership with new food service provider in fall (Story)
Apr 15, 2018
Omega Delta Phi hosts day of service in honor César Chávez (Story)
Apr 11, 2018
Fiji headquarters suspends operations, to recruit in fall (Story)
Apr 10, 2018
Northwestern Title IX coordinator Dwight Hamilton resigns (Story)
Apr 10, 2018
Patterson’s campaign committed 2 ASG code violations, election commissioner says (Story)
Apr 04, 2018
URSA asks RTVF students for consensus in MAG reform effort (Story)
Apr 04, 2018
Kim, Gardner seek equity, prioritizing student wellbeing in ASG run (Story)
Apr 02, 2018
Viet Nom Nom opens kiosk in Norris (Story)
Mar 19, 2018
Gun scare shines light on culture of productivity (Story)
Mar 16, 2018
Students raise concerns about emergency notification system after gun scare (Story)
Mar 16, 2018
EPD investigating reports of shots fired at Foster Street and Pratt Court (Story)
Mar 10, 2018
Block 6: BLOCKbuster (Story)
Mar 10, 2018
Amid heightened prospect of 2020 run, Biden addresses ‘geographic inequity,’ calls for labor rights (Story)
Mar 06, 2018
Prof. Jacqueline Stevens talks deportation flaws, clinic work (Story)
Mar 06, 2018
Joe Biden to speak at Kellogg School of Management on Friday (Story)
Mar 05, 2018
Latinx healing group seeks to build community, take steps to self-care (Story)
Mar 05, 2018
Baseball: Wildcats follow impressive victory with short pitching starts, long innings (Story)
Mar 04, 2018
Judge orders limit on public discussion in Lathem murder trial (Story)
Mar 01, 2018
Students gather to celebrate life of Kenzie Krogh (Story)
Feb 28, 2018
Four distinguished individuals to receive honorary degrees at commencement (Story)
Feb 27, 2018
University Police investigating reports of phone scam (Story)
Feb 26, 2018
Medill students travel to Pyeongchang for Winter Olympics coverage (Story)
Feb 25, 2018
Suspensions, other discipline for political action following Parkland shooting will not impact admissions (Story)
Feb 23, 2018
Students organize, seek gun violence awareness after Florida school shooting (Story)
Feb 22, 2018
Baseball: Wildcats look to improve in second weekend series (Story)
Feb 21, 2018
Group releases report on unequal Cook County property assessments (Story)
Feb 20, 2018
Holloway, documentary directors discuss importance of studying lynching (Story)
Feb 19, 2018
Baseball: Northwestern loses two of three in opening series against Nebraska-Omaha (Story)
Feb 18, 2018
Group aims to bridge gap between NU students, Chicago musicians (Story)
Feb 15, 2018
Northwestern professor, alumnus nominated to circuit court presiding over Illinois (Story)
Feb 13, 2018
Conservative-backed civil liberties organization places NU on list of worst colleges for free speech (Story)
Feb 11, 2018
Black organizers share experiences, strategies on campus activism (Story)
Feb 09, 2018
Athletics department offers benefits to select groups in hopes of student turnout (Story)
Feb 05, 2018
Influential Chicago composer, former Bienen Prof. Alan Stout dies at 85 (Story)
Feb 04, 2018
In fight for department status, LLSP, AASP students stress importance of ethnic studies (Story)
Feb 01, 2018
Quest Scholars discuss financial barriers, strategies for generating resources (Story)
Jan 31, 2018
Weinberg, Searle create centralized academic support service (Story)
Jan 30, 2018
MEChA, APAC members push for department status for ethnic studies (Story)
Jan 25, 2018
College Democrats of Illinois form PAC ahead of midterm elections (Story)
Jan 24, 2018
Evanston residents respond to effects of Republican tax bill (Story)
Jan 24, 2018
Students react to partial government shutdown, express support for DACA recipients (Story)
Jan 19, 2018
RTVF majors consider proposals to change controversial grant program (Story)
Jan 17, 2018
Former Medill Innocence Project private investigator files defamation lawsuit (Story)
Jan 12, 2018
Students, intramurals director report trend of misconduct from participants (Story)
Jan 08, 2018
McCormick professor develops ‘world’s smallest wearable device’ (Story)
Jan 04, 2018
EFD battle house fire on Sheridan Place (Story)
Dec 31, 2017
Endowment grows 6.7 percent, likely placing NU within new endowment tax threshold (Story)
Dec 28, 2017
Republican tax bill spares Northwestern’s $9.8 billion endowment (Story)
Nov 20, 2017
Northwestern alumnus inspires federal law aimed at protecting whistleblowers (Story)
Nov 13, 2017
Intercampus shuttles to offer free Wi-Fi next quarter (Story)
Nov 13, 2017
NU dance team to combine dance with social media at first-ever fall show (Story)
Nov 10, 2017
Evanston Environment Board endorses ordinance to prohibit polystyrene use (Story)
Nov 06, 2017
Residents turn to local representatives for help with social welfare services (Story)
Nov 01, 2017
Former Italian prime minister proposes strategy to defeat populism (Story)
Oct 25, 2017
Residents voice concerns about plans for 25-story residential building on Chicago Avenue (Story)
Oct 23, 2017
Northwestern team seeks Guinness World Record, to launch Alka-Seltzer rocket from NASA center (Story)
Oct 20, 2017
Students lead teach-in on Mexican politics after devastating earthquakes (Story)
Oct 15, 2017
Trevor Noah talks comedy career, racial tensions (Story)
Oct 10, 2017
University officials address academic free speech, financial aid concerns at community dialogue (Story)
Oct 04, 2017
‘Orange is the New Black’ actress shares her experience with immigration policy, mental health (Story)
Sep 29, 2017
Northwestern students to vote for ‘Homecoming Wildcat’ instead of king, queen (Story)
Sep 21, 2017
Northwestern rocket team to compete for chance to set Guinness World Record (Story)
Aug 18, 2017
Incoming Board of Trustees chairman donated $30,000 to Trump PAC (Story)
Aug 15, 2017
Local officials respond to Charlottesville “nightmare” (Story)
Jun 01, 2017
Faculty Senate endorses statement supporting academic freedom after protest of ICE representative (Story)
May 26, 2017
Student nonprofit seeks to connect with North Shore community (Story)
May 23, 2017
New fellowship aims to help students engage in social justice advocacy (Story)
May 16, 2017
Comedians Chris Gethard, Aparna Nancherla discuss politics, mental health (Story)
May 14, 2017
Former U.S. ambassador to NATO discusses Russia, globalization (Story)
May 11, 2017
Students, faculty discuss Kellogg Global Hub’s design, suggest improvements (Story)
May 09, 2017
Student EMTs to offer emergency services for first time during Dillo Day (Story)
Apr 28, 2017
Northwestern joins amicus brief opposing Trump executive order on travel restriction (Story)
Apr 25, 2017
‘The West Wing’ star focuses on educational, criminal injustice in play (Story)
Apr 23, 2017
Jeremih, Aminé bring down house at A&O Ball (Story)
Apr 21, 2017
Speaker gives tips to students, activists on protecting data (Story)
Apr 16, 2017
Bienen graduate student discusses diversity in classical music at TEDxNorthwesternU event (Story)
Apr 16, 2017
Medill Undergraduate Student Advisory Council seeks to make out-of-state housing more accessible, affordable (Story)
Apr 09, 2017
Transgender rights activist Janet Mock discusses identity, safe spaces (Story)
Apr 07, 2017
ASG candidates discuss sexual assault, Greek life at town hall (Story)
Nov 07, 2016
Evanston businesses say proposed soda tax will not change consumer habits (Story)
Nov 01, 2016
City encourages online shoppers to donate to tree campaign through Amazon (Story)