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Northwestern Black Alumni Association plans task force for 50th year commemoration of Bursar’s Office sit-in

Fathma Rahman, Reporter

February 19, 2016

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Student Groups

Almost 50 years after black students and community supporters at Northwestern took control of the Bursar’s Office and presented the University with a list of demands to improve their quality of life on campus, the NU Black Al...

Black student athletes discuss identity conflicts, share personal experiences at panel

Ben Pope, Reporter

February 18, 2016

Filed under Campus, Events, Latest Stories

When Derrick Thompson, a wide receiver for Northwestern football from 1996 to 2000, first walked into the Black House his freshman year, he said he felt an unexpected tension. Others saw him as an athlete, not a black student....