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Faculty members from the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences attend a meeting where they approved a proposal for an Asian-American studies major. The major, which will be available in the fall, came after more than 20 years of campus activism for the addition of Asian-American studies to Weinberg.

Asian-American studies major created after proposal passes at faculty meeting

February 24, 2016

The proposal for an Asian-American studies major was approved at the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences faculty meeting Wednesday afternoon, officially making the major an option for all students at...

Weinberg seniors Kevin Luong and Erik Baker explain to Associated Student Government the importance of an Asian-American Studies major. Luong represents four Asian-identity based groups and Baker represents sexual health and assault related groups.

ASG supports Asian-American Studies major, code changes

January 28, 2016

Support for last week’s measure to create an Asian-American studies major was passed unanimously by Associated Student Government on Wednesday. “We have the amazing opportunity to support faculty...

ASG Speaker of the Senate Matt Clarkston listens to dialogue among senators at Wednesday’s Senate meeting. A resolution supporting an Asian-American studies major was introduced and will be voted on next week.

ASG introduces resolution to support Asian-American studies major creation

January 21, 2016

A resolution introduced by Northwestern’s Associated Student Government on Wednesday expressed support for the creation of an Asian-American studies major. The resolution said the major could “uncover...

Students gather outside the Black House on Nov. 13 to protest institutional racism at Northwestern and other universities. Students released an official list of demands to the University on Friday to enhance the experiences of students of color at NU.

Northwestern student activists release list of demands for racial inclusivity

November 28, 2015

Several Northwestern student organizations are demanding the University improve resources and representation of students of color, including increasing the percentage of black students to 10 percent by...

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