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NAHJ president Hugo Balta discusses media portrayals of Latinos

Olivia Exstrum, Reporter

October 13, 2013

Hugo Balta, president of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, spoke on campus Friday about stereotypical depictions of Latinos in the media coverage surrounding issues such as immigration. Balta, who works as ...

Financial aid for Northwestern students rises after tuition hikes

Ally Mutnick, Reporter

September 26, 2012

More than half of Northwestern students are sharing a record number of financial aid. This year, 51 percent of students, not including athletes, will receive a fraction of the allotted $118 million — an 11.4 percent increase...

Purple Goes Green raises awareness of sustainable campus options

Cat Zakrzewski, Assistant Campus Editor

September 26, 2012

Efforts to inform both new and returning Northwestern students about sustainability began early this year with organized programs held during Wildcat Welcome. Northwestern's Office of Sustainability hosted the event “Purple...