The Daily Northwestern

Author Matt Taibbi talks police brutality, Eric Garner at Chicago Humanities Festival event

Alison Albelda, Reporter

October 29, 2017

Filed under Campus, Speakers

New York Times bestselling-author Matt Taibbi discussed racial tensions and civilian-police interactions in Cahn Auditorium on Saturday as part of the Chicago Humanities Festival. About 600 people attended the event, which...

Letter to the Editor: Open letter by Northwestern faculty in support of academic integrity

February 9, 2016

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

The undersigned 46 Northwestern faculty urge University President Morton Schapiro and Provost Daniel Linzer to withdraw the appointment of retired Lt. Gen. and former ambassador to Afghanistan Karl Eikenberry as executive directo...

Actor, activist Wallace Shawn speaks on political messages in his plays

Jackie Montalvo, Reporter

October 26, 2014

Filed under City, Local

Actor, playwright and activist Wallace Shawn spoke at Northwestern on Sunday night about his plays and his beliefs about privilege. Shawn, who is known for his acting roles in "The Princess Bride" and "Gossip Girl" and his...

Chicago Humanities Festival to come to Evanston

Stephanie Kelly, Assistant City Editor

October 23, 2014

Filed under Arts and Technology (City), City

A humanities festival featuring several different speakers and events will be coming to Evanston on Saturday before continuing in Chicago until Nov. 9. The annual Chicago Humanities Festival presents events that focus on...