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Letter to the Editor: AASP and LLSP demand the resources, autonomy of departmental status

January 23, 2018

Filed under Latest Stories, Letters to Editor, Opinion

“What aspects of Northwestern appeal most to you?” The supplemental Northwestern application supplement is meant to display why you want to be at this institution that prides itself on a “diverse academic community.” However...

Student creates theater piece based on real life of people in Oakland’s Chinatown

Madeleine Fernando, Assistant A&E Editor

May 24, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment

This weekend, the stories of real-life Asian Americans will come to life on stage in Weinberg junior Diana Fu’s theater piece “Tears at the Margins.” “Tears at the Margins” is a series of monologues and two performance...

Faculty support student protests

Peter Kotecki, Assistant Campus Editor

November 19, 2015

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Faculty members of Northwestern’s African American Studies, Asian American Studies and Latina and Latino Studies departments wrote a letter Wednesday in support of NU students who protested institutional racism Friday. “We are proud of the Northwestern students who worked across various organizations in...

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

Madeline Fox, Assistant Campus Editor

May 20, 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...

Letter to the Editor: Asian American Studies still contentious after 20 years

Christine Nguyen

May 13, 2015

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

On Thursday afternoon, Asian American Studies Program students discovered that someone had torn down the 6-foot banner advertising AASP’s 20th anniversary event held in commemoration of the hunger strike that led to the program’s...