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Sumra: Australia’s marriage referendum shows flaws of democracy

Eish Sumra, Columnist

November 21, 2017

Last Tuesday evening, news broke that marriage equality had been given a resounding vote of approval in Australia. It came after a long, hard-fought campaign that saw ugly public battles between celebrities, politicians and citizens....

Circumnavigators grant recipient to study sexual assault policies abroad

Shane McKeon, Assistant Campus Editor

February 24, 2015

This year's winner of the Circumnavigators Travel-Study Grant will travel to five countries this summer to study how foreign universities respond to sexual assault on campus. SESP junior Jonathon McBride received a $9,000...

Men’s Swimming: Wildcats make splash in Big Ten with win over Badgers

John Paschall, Assistant Gameday Editor

November 18, 2013

Coach Jarod Schroeder kept telling his swimmers in the offseason they could hang with and beat some of the best teams the Big Ten has to offer. On Friday, his group finally realized and executed his message as Northwestern hung on to defeat Wisconsin...

Globetrotter, animal lover alumnus campaigns for ‘Best Job in the World’

Sammy Caiola, Reporter

May 8, 2013

In 2007, five years after graduating Northwestern with a degree in economics and communication, Nick Tilley quit his job as sales manager at a surgical firm and bought a one-way ticket to Oceania. After six years of travel and...