The Daily Northwestern

Letter to the Editor: Student activists denounce university’s co-optation of Bursar’s Office Takeover, demand action

May 3, 2018

Filed under Latest Stories, Letters to Editor, Opinion

This week the university has been commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Bursar’s Office Takeover, when about 120 students occupied the Bursar’s Office on May 3, 1968, in order to demand improvements in the conditions of...

Teach-in explores free speech issues in historical, modern contexts

Gabby Birenbaum, Reporter

February 7, 2018

Filed under Campus, Events

African American Studies Prof. Martha Biondi spoke about free speech in its historical and contemporary contexts at a teach-in and discussion on Tuesday, referencing events from the national civil rights movement to the 1968 Bursar’s...

Student panelists discuss challenges, experiences of disability

Matthew Choi, Assistant Campus Editor

February 23, 2016

Filed under Campus, Events, Latest Stories

Disability is not antithetical to ability, said SESP sophomore Scott Gerson at a student panel on disability Monday. The Student Panel on Disability, hosted by Gerson and SESP freshman Carrie Ingerman in University Hall, discussed...