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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

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‘Your time here at Northwestern is supposed to be meant for you’: MENA and Arab students reflect on importance of Arab Heritage Month

April 15, 2024

When she was eight years old, Medill junior Daniella Karras immigrated from Egypt, her home country, to the United States. In California, she found connections and community within her church.  But,...

Arab Expressions honors cultural heritage through poetry, song and traditional food

May 3, 2023

The rhythms of Dabke dance, the scents of Mansaf and warak enab, and the sounds of poetry and song filled the Louis Room at the Norris University Center on Friday evening as students celebrated Arab American...

Video: MENA hosts second Arab Expressions as Northwestern officially recognizes Arab Heritage Month

May 3, 2023

The Middle Eastern North African Student Association hosts Arab Expressions, a cultural showcase, for its second time. The event included food, music, dance, poetry and speakers. But, MENA students said...

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MENA students celebrate first University-recognized Arab Heritage Month

April 28, 2023

This April, Northwestern Multicultural Student Affairs formally recognized Arab Heritage Month for the first time.  Weinberg junior Sara Ibrahim, the Middle Eastern North African Student Association...

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