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Northwestern to give five honorary degrees during 2017 commencement

Mariana Alfaro, Print Managing Editor

April 10, 2017

Filed under Academic, Campus

Five “distinguished individuals” will receive honorary degrees from Northwestern during this year’s graduation ceremony, including commencement speaker Billie Jean King. Harvard University Prof. Donald Rubin, Washington...

Letter to the Editor: The Big Ten should field mixed-gender tennis tournaments to promote equality

Norman Wang

February 23, 2017

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

Northwestern’s 2017 commencement speaker, Billie Jean King, has been a central figure in the gender equality movement. Her victory over Bobby Riggs in the 1973 Battle of the Sexes was so substantial that it was later written, “In a single ...