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Phillips: Despite University inaction, students still retain power

Ruby Phillips, Assistant Opinion Editor

May 8, 2018

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

As the 50th anniversary of the Bursar’s Office Takeover passed last week, I found myself doing a lot of thinking about the history of this campus, and particularly about how much those student activists in 1968 were willing...

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...

Alumna Kathryn Ogletree speaks about Bursar’s Office Takeover experience

Amy Li, Reporter

March 19, 2018

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Speakers, Top Campus Stories

At a Thursday event, Northwestern alumna Kathryn Ogletree (Weinberg ’71) told students activism is a continuous responsibility and should be practiced both at home and in professional environments. Ogletree was invited back to campus a...

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...