The Daily Northwestern

Schwartz: ‘IT’S OK TO BE WHITE’ posters reference a nonexistent threat

Alex Schwartz, Assistant Opinion Editor

November 16, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Earlier this week, The Daily reported that posters displaying the phrase “IT’S OK TO BE WHITE” appeared in Crowe Hall, mostly around the African American studies offices. Northwestern was just one of a growing number of...

Northwestern professors research race, class inequalities on national task force

Ally Mauch, Reporter

November 13, 2016

Filed under Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories

Political science Prof. Alvin Tillery participated in a national task force on racial and class inequalities, co-editing a report released in September on the intersection of race and class in the Americas. The task force fou...

SESP Prof. Alexandra Solomon chosen for Last Lecture

Madeline Fox, Assistant Campus Editor

June 4, 2015

Filed under Academic, Campus, Events, Faculty

SESP Prof. Alexandra Solomon, an assistant professor in the Master of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy program, was selected to give the Last Lecture on June 17 to the graduating senior class. A licensed clinical psychologist,...

Weinberg faculty call for Native American Studies Department as leadership council visits campus

Madeline Fox, Assistant Campus Editor

May 19, 2015

Filed under Academic, Campus, Latest Stories

Several Weinberg professors are calling for a Native American Studies Department in a proposal submitted to the dean’s office last week. The seven professors who submitted the proposal comprise a committee tasked with creating...

Northwestern trustee apologizes for race-related squabble with student on Facebook

Patrick Svitek, Online Managing Editor

October 26, 2012

Filed under Alumni, Campus, Student Groups

Northwestern trustee Ben Slivka apologized Thursday for participating in a heated exchange about race relations with an NU student on Facebook. The private conversation came after Weinberg sophomore Pleshette Strong, who is...