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Silhouettes of protestors standing in a line at night. They are facing police cars with flashing lights.

Organizing during the pandemic: Activist groups on campus fight for changes, spotlight institutional problems

April 3, 2022

Two years ago, despite soaring COVID-19 positivity rates, protests broke out nationwide after police killed George Floyd. At Northwestern that fall — on an otherwise mostly empty campus — community...

Mariame Kaba. The abolition activist will give the keynote address during Northwestern’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Dream Week in January.

Abolition activist Mariame Kaba to deliver MLK keynote address

December 18, 2020

Abolition activist Mariame Kaba will give the keynote address during Northwestern’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Dream Week in January. Kaba, who studied sociology at Northwestern and has taught...

Captured: Poets for Reproductive Justice

Captured: Poets for Reproductive Justice

July 16, 2019

Welcome to The Daily’s photo blog: Captured. This will be a space for The Daily’s photographers to share their best work, including photos from weekend performances and events around the community....

Martinez: Huerta’s impact should not be erased

October 15, 2018

As soon as I saw the poster announcing Dolores Huerta’s Thursday night speech, I immediately entered the event into my calendar. I had learned about Huerta’s work as a labor leader and civil rights...

Letter to the Editor: Think globally, act nationally. Here’s how.

April 29, 2018

In his Earth Day piece, Alex Schwartz remarks that, “Environmentalism … requires political action.” He provides data to support the idea that no amount of individual environmental activism will solve...

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