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Isabelle is a Medill junior from Long Island, New York studying journalism and political science. At The Daily, she's served as a copy editor, development and recruitment editor and assistant campus editor. On campus, she works as a fellow for the Center for Civic Engagement. You can reach Isabelle via email or Twitter.

Isabelle Sarraf

Jan 10, 2021
Campus conflict conciliator: Northwestern finally begins search for an ombudsperson (Story)
Dec 29, 2020
In interview, Provost Kathleen Hagerty talks Winter Quarter and Northwestern’s social justice commitments (Story)
Dec 22, 2020
Northwestern forms search committee for next athletic director (Story)
Dec 18, 2020
Northwestern “disturbed” by NIPAS threats against student protesters (Story)
Dec 12, 2020
NU condemns former English lecturer Joseph Epstein’s op-ed calling Jill Biden to drop ‘doctor’ title (Story)
Dec 11, 2020
Students ask for transparency from trustees, representation on CIO search (Story)
Nov 18, 2020
Administrators talk winter plans, student protests at fall Faculty Assembly meeting (Story)
Nov 17, 2020
Northwestern releases long-awaited NUPD budget review, details $11.2 million in expenses for FY 2020 (Story)
Nov 09, 2020
Northwestern names Robin Means Coleman as new chief diversity officer (Story)
Nov 08, 2020
NUCNC explains differences between police reform and abolition (Story)
Nov 06, 2020
Northwestern expects budget surplus for FY 2020 after laying off hundreds of service workers (Story)
Nov 05, 2020
A&O to virtually host comedian Sarah Cooper on Nov. 11 (Story)
Nov 05, 2020
FMO to host activist Angela Davis at this year’s State of the Black Union (Story)
Nov 04, 2020
Kellogg alumna Cindy Axne narrowly holds onto Iowa House seat (Story)
Nov 02, 2020
NU submits public comment opposing proposed DHS rule impacting international student visas (Story)
Nov 01, 2020
Northwestern Graduate Workers condemn Saturday police escalation, reprehend Schapiro email (Story)
Oct 30, 2020
Northwestern implements grading flexibility, including temporary Credit/No Credit option (Story)
Oct 29, 2020
No tuition reduction, dorms to be at half capacity as University plans to allow all undergraduates to campus this winter (Story)
Oct 28, 2020
Northwestern’s campus activity level is “Yellow” according to COVID-19 dashboard (Story)
Oct 28, 2020
Northwestern to bring underclassmen to campus this winter (Story)
Oct 27, 2020
President Schapiro promises UP budgetary review by Nov. 16, dialogue and change on police reform (Story)
Oct 23, 2020
Political Science faculty “dissent” from views expressed in Schapiro email (Story)
Oct 23, 2020
Northwestern reports 36 COVID-19 cases, highest ever weekly case count (Story)
Oct 22, 2020
Northwestern forms search committee for new Law School dean (Story)
Oct 22, 2020
Political Science grad students call on Schapiro to work with student activists, enact concrete policy change (Story)
Oct 21, 2020
Northwestern to resume retirement contributions for faculty and staff on Jan. 1 (Story)
Oct 20, 2020
Two Kellogg staff test positive for COVID-19 after MBA student outbreak (Story)
Oct 20, 2020
NU Community Not Cops calls on President Schapiro to resign following his condemnation of abolitionist protests (Story)
Oct 19, 2020
President Schapiro says Northwestern has “absolutely no intention” to abolish NUPD (Story)
Oct 19, 2020
Disarm, defund, disband: Students are marching every day until Northwestern abolishes NUPD (Story)
Oct 16, 2020
Kellogg MBA courses to go remote for two weeks following rise in COVID-19 cases (Story)
Oct 15, 2020
African American Studies department calls on NU administrators to deliver on racial justice commitments (Story)
Oct 14, 2020
Provost Hagerty talks Winter Quarter plans at October Faculty Senate meeting (Story)
Oct 14, 2020
Northwestern’s Panhellenic Association delegates vote to cancel formal sorority recruitment (Story)
Oct 12, 2020
Northwestern washes away sexual assault survivor’s story painted around the Rock (Story)
Oct 11, 2020
2020 election panel talks Biden candidacy, polling at CTSS event (Story)
Oct 11, 2020
Supreme Court considering review of Northwestern retirement plan lawsuit (Story)
Oct 09, 2020
NU to start Winter Quarter one week late, decision on underclassmen return to come by early November (Story)
Oct 07, 2020
Reform vs. Abolish: Gamma Phi Beta alumnae, former members clash over Abolish Greek Life movement (Story)
Oct 06, 2020
80 percent of Americans back passage of new stimulus bill, study says (Story)
Oct 01, 2020
Workers, students stage die-in protest supporting COVID-19 health and safety demands (Story)
Sep 29, 2020
Northwestern forms search committee for next vice president and chief investment officer (Story)
Sep 27, 2020
Northwestern’s contact tracing system falls through the cracks (Story)
Sep 25, 2020
Northwestern changes course, expands COVID-19 testing to underclassmen living in Evanston (Story)
Sep 25, 2020
Remembering Ed Bryant, the “heart and soul” of Students Publishing Company (Story)
Sep 23, 2020
Northwestern partially closes Lakefill to start coastal stabilization project (Story)
Sep 22, 2020
Attempted burglary at McManus Center on Evanston campus (Story)
Sep 22, 2020
An editor for two decades, Parneshia Jones announced as new director of Northwestern University Press (Story)
Sep 19, 2020
Amid rising cases, Northwestern announces weekly COVID-19 testing of students allowed on campus (Story)
Sep 18, 2020
A Tale of Two Testing Centers: Students talk asymptomatic and symptomatic on-campus testing experiences (Story)
Sep 16, 2020
Workers and student allies deliver petition to Northwestern administrators calling for commitment to dining worker health and safety protections (Story)
Sep 15, 2020
Administrators stress student behavioral expectations for the fall amid rising COVID-19 case count (Story)
Sep 14, 2020
Northwestern to stay at 9th place in U.S. News rankings (Story)
Sep 11, 2020
NUGW hosts TA “Disorientation” to shine light on how graduate workers are “more than students” (Story)
Sep 10, 2020
Northwestern graduate workers participate in national Scholar Strike for racial justice (Story)
Sep 10, 2020
SOLR demands Northwestern and Compass Group support service workers laid off during the pandemic (Story)
Sep 10, 2020
Northwestern updates community on fulfilling commitments to racial and social justice (Story)
Sep 08, 2020
Lower compliance with at-home COVID-19 testing kits than expected, administrators say (Story)
Sep 08, 2020
Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life supports calls to address harm in Greek life, opposes Panhellenic Association’s call for abolition (Story)
Sep 07, 2020
Northwestern Panhellenic Association calls on Greek organizations to consider disbanding following calls to abolish Greek life (Story)
Sep 06, 2020
Northwestern dining workers denied extension on health insurance, COVID-19 safety protections amid mass layoffs (Story)
Sep 04, 2020
Northwestern to close some dining halls this fall, Compass Group to lay off about 100 staff members (Story)
Sep 03, 2020
Hilton Orrington/Evanston deal to lease and rent hotel rooms to Northwestern undergraduates through third party called off (Story)
Sep 03, 2020
“Forced to exist,” Northwestern chapter of Chi Omega writes open letter calling for accountability (Story)
Sep 02, 2020
Residential Services to offer free storage for items left in dorms last spring, shipped to campus this fall (Story)
Sep 02, 2020
Northwestern chapter of Gamma Phi Beta votes to relinquish charter amid calls to abolish Greek life (Story)
Sep 01, 2020
Administrators host webinar to discuss changes to Fall Quarter plans with campus (Story)
Sep 01, 2020
Northwestern to allow incoming students year-long deferrals, on-campus housing contract cancellations (Story)
Aug 31, 2020
ASG hosts town hall for students to discuss recent changes to Fall Quarter plans (Story)
Aug 30, 2020
Northwestern provides clarifications on decision to bar most first- and second-year undergraduates from campus (Story)
Aug 30, 2020
Hilton Orrington/Evanston in negotiations with third party to privately lease and rent hotel rooms to displaced Northwestern undergraduates (Story)
Aug 16, 2020
A guide to community spaces and student groups for marginalized students (Story)
Aug 13, 2020
Community directors talk fall student experience, on-campus resources in fifth discussion with NU community (Story)
Aug 12, 2020
Graduate Leadership and Advocacy Council hosts town hall on NU’s COVID-19 policies (Story)
Aug 11, 2020
Kathleen Hagerty appointed as Northwestern provost (Story)
Aug 05, 2020
Vice Provost for Academics Lindsay Chase-Lansdale to step down from Provost’s Office (Story)
Aug 04, 2020
Administrators talk “Wildcat Wellness,” COVID-19 testing plans in fourth discussion with NU community (Story)
Jul 30, 2020
Administrators provide resources for international students in third discussion with NU community (Story)
Jul 24, 2020
ICE says newly enrolling international students cannot come to the U.S. if taking entirely online courses (Story)
Jul 23, 2020
Provost’s Office talks fall academic planning, course modalities in second discussion with NU community (Story)
Jul 21, 2020
Indivisible Evanston talks mobilizing behind the Biden campaign (Story)
Jul 20, 2020
Compass Group lays off 230 NU dining workers (Story)
Jul 16, 2020
Administrators talk fall return to campus in discussion with NU community (Story)
Jul 15, 2020
Medill lecturer Arionne Nettles awarded IRE Educator of Color fellowship (Story)
Jul 14, 2020
DHS and ICE to rescind guidelines barring international students taking online courses (Story)
Jul 09, 2020
University provides updates on COVID-19 testing, contact tracing and safety provisions for Fall Quarter (Story)
Jul 08, 2020
Students draft statement against ICE ruling, demand Northwestern take action; Schapiro writes NU to support Harvard and MIT lawsuit (Story)
Jul 08, 2020
Registrar updates Fall Quarter scheduling timeline, modes of instruction and classroom capacities (Story)
Jul 08, 2020
What the new ICE regulations may mean for international Northwestern students (Story)
Jun 25, 2020
Who CARES?: Why UChicago accepted federal CARES Act money and Northwestern didn’t (Story)
Jun 23, 2020
Northwestern plans to cut up to 200 more employees through buyout program (Story)
Jun 17, 2020
Professors, student discuss Supreme Court decision banning LGBTQ employment discrimination (Story)
Jun 14, 2020
University administrators commit to racial and social justice policies in the wake of Black Lives Matter (Story)
Jun 11, 2020
Almost three months after layoffs, NU service workers and students rally for worker pay (Story)
Jun 04, 2020
Provost’s Office talks potential fall academic calendar scenarios at Faculty Senate meeting (Story)
Jun 04, 2020
Northwestern Faculty Senate passes resolution on death of George Floyd, talks policy changes in response to nationwide protests (Story)
May 26, 2020
Administrators discuss endowment, fall at Faculty Assembly meeting (Story)
May 25, 2020
Schapiro re-elected to Marsh and McLennan’s Board of Directors, company announces new client policy amid #StopAdani (Story)
May 21, 2020
Northwestern Club Water Polo discusses path to forming women’s team, winter tournament win (Story)
May 19, 2020
CTEC responses this quarter will assess remote learning, won’t be public (Story)
May 19, 2020
Schapiro talks fall quarter, admissions and #StopAdani in ‘Conversations with the President’ (Story)
May 14, 2020
#StopAdani: Students ask Schapiro to leverage influence and abandon Australian coal mine insurance brokerage (Story)
May 14, 2020
Northwestern Faculty Senate talks financial impact of COVID-19, uncertainties around Fall Quarter (Story)
May 13, 2020
NU sexual health educators concerned about new federal Title IX regulations (Story)
May 07, 2020
Entering the Veepstakes: Sen. Tammy Duckworth floated as Biden’s VP pick (Story)
May 06, 2020
Hard to Count: Local Democrats say 2020 census efforts divide along partisan lines (Story)
May 03, 2020
Here’s how Illinois elected officials are pushing for coronavirus legislation (Story)
Apr 30, 2020
Northwestern no ha pagado los trabajadores de servicio y comedor, unos estudiantes y el sindicato organizan en solidaridad (Story)
Apr 30, 2020
Northwestern still hasn’t paid subcontracted dining and service workers, students and workers’ union organize in solidarity (Story)
Apr 26, 2020
Amid an uncertain election cycle, organizers move campaigning online (Story)
Apr 23, 2020
Q&A: “Tiger King” executive producer Fisher Stevens talks show’s success and development (Story)
Apr 22, 2020
Vote Blue No Matter Who?: Evanston residents weigh in on the current state of the 2020 Democratic race (Story)
Apr 21, 2020
SOLR demands University be held accountable for promise to pay dining workers (Story)
Apr 03, 2020
A Northwestern student’s guide to filling out the 2020 Census (Story)
Mar 20, 2020
Schapiro writes on NU community’s “resilience and empathy” during COVID-19 pandemic in Tribune column (Story)
Mar 20, 2020
Northwestern researcher Adia Benton talks domestic and global COVID-19 response, “flattening the curve” (Story)
Mar 19, 2020
Northwestern Faculty Senate discusses Affordable Instructional Resources, remote learning in Spring Quarter (Story)
Mar 18, 2020
University library buildings on Evanston, Chicago campuses to close until at least April 17 (Story)
Mar 15, 2020
Holloway: Professors asked to make all undergraduate final assessments optional (Story)
Mar 14, 2020
Northwestern staff member in Registrar’s Office tests positive for novel coronavirus in second case on Evanston campus (Story)
Mar 13, 2020
Spring Quarter study abroad programs canceled, graduate students abroad told to “reassess” travel (Story)
Mar 12, 2020
NU-SHIP to waive deductible and co-insurance costs for diagnostic testing related to COVID-19 (Story)
Mar 09, 2020
University announces coronavirus self-isolation policy (Story)
Mar 05, 2020
Explainer: How Northwestern’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak has evolved over time (Story)
Mar 05, 2020
Northwestern student studying abroad sent home, spring break programs canceled due to COVID-19 outbreak (Story)
Mar 04, 2020
University-sponsored trips to South Korea stopped due to Coronavirus (Story)
Mar 04, 2020
University cancels Dance Marathon 2020 following “uncertainty surrounding COVID-19” (Story)
Mar 03, 2020
Research team identifies potential drug target in virus causing COVID-19 (Story)
Feb 28, 2020
Body Acceptance Week speaker and Chicago dietitian Megan Campbell talks food positivity and body acceptance (Story)
Feb 27, 2020
Research finds racial discrimination in mortgage market persistent over last four decades (Story)
Feb 27, 2020
Lovers & Madmen’s winter mainstage brings satirical comedy to Medieval legend with “Monty Python’s Spamalot” (Story)
Feb 26, 2020
Weinberg alumna Amanda Litman talks helping young progressives run for office (Story)
Feb 26, 2020
Judd Weinberg, trustee and College of Arts and Sciences namesake, dies at 93 (Story)
Feb 23, 2020
Tapping into climate change: How one professor is teaching climate change through maple syrup production (Story)
Feb 20, 2020
Medill alum Ryan Huffman campaigns to flip his district blue in Illinois State Representative race (Story)
Feb 20, 2020
Buffett Institute unveils Northwestern Global Strategic Plan at February Faculty Senate meeting (Story)
Feb 18, 2020
Sugar, spice and Midwestern nice: Evanston voters consider Midwestern values in potential candidates (Story)
Feb 17, 2020
Tamar Manasseh talks Mothers Against Senseless Killings, intersection of black and Jewish identities (Story)
Feb 16, 2020
Chicago artist Mick Jenkins to headline A&O Benefit Concert (Story)
Feb 11, 2020
SASA hosts workshop on South Asian engagement in the 2020 Census (Story)
Feb 10, 2020
Activist and recording artist Sparkle speaks about testifying against R. Kelly, #MeToo movement (Story)
Feb 07, 2020
SNL comedians Chloe Fineman, Bowen Yang to co-headline A&O winter speaker event (Story)
Feb 05, 2020
‘This is not what democracy looks like:’ Northwestern students travel to Iowa to canvass for candidates, attend historic caucuses (Story)
Feb 04, 2020
The Ripple: Northwestern students canvass for presidential candidates in Iowa (Story)
Feb 02, 2020
Evanston residents canvass for 2020 candidates in Iowa ahead of caucus (Story)
Feb 02, 2020
Provost Jonathan Holloway to earn $1.2 million in first year as incoming Rutgers president (Story)
Jan 30, 2020
Northwestern takes initial steps to reduce 2020 Census undercount (Story)
Jan 30, 2020
How the Evanston Complete Count Committee is preparing for the 2020 Census (Story)
Jan 29, 2020
Northwestern Prof. Will Reno discusses situation in Iran, Suleimani assassination (Story)
Jan 28, 2020
University prohibits sponsored undergraduate travel to China due to Coronavirus outbreak (Story)
Jan 22, 2020
Q&A: NU alum Chloe Nadon-Enriquez talks joining cast of “Hamilton,” time at Northwestern (Story)
Jan 09, 2020
NUVotes and local colleges’ initiatives encourage voting, civic engagement (Story)
Jan 09, 2020
Cook County Commissioners propose 3 percent cannabis sales tax in wake of legalization (Story)
Dec 05, 2019
Arts Alliance explores Dolly Parton classic ‘9 to 5: The Musical’ with #MeToo and ‘Time’s Up’ lens (Story)
Dec 03, 2019
Hillel hosts annual Hanukkah celebration ‘Latkepalooza’ despite renovations (Story)
Nov 15, 2019
Northwestern McSA presents poet and storyteller Boonaa Mohammed as fall entertainment speaker (Story)
Nov 04, 2019
Obama Speechwriter, Northwestern Prof. Cody Keenan discusses career path, gives career advice (Story)
Oct 30, 2019
Northwestern Prof. Wendy Pearlman discusses ongoing crisis in Syria (Story)
Oct 16, 2019
Economist Bill Gale talks Fiscal Policy on the 2020 Campaign Trail and new book, ‘Fiscal Therapy’ (Story)
Oct 14, 2019
Professors, students discuss divided Supreme Court on three historic LGBTQ employment discrimination cases (Story)
Oct 06, 2019
Northwestern students and faculty highlight importance of Illinois law mandating LGBTQ-inclusive education in public schools (Story)