The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern professor offers Native American studies class amid John Evans debate

Tyler Pager, Assistant Campus Editor

January 14, 2014

Filed under Academic, Campus, Latest Stories, Student Groups

Despite the creation of an Introduction to Native American Studies course, members of the Native American and Indigenous Student Alliance are continuing their push for the creation of a specific Native American studies department...

Northwestern committee to investigate Evans’ role in Sand Creek Massacre

Lauren Caruba, Assistant Campus Editor

February 14, 2013

Filed under Administration, Campus, Student Groups

After student petitioning and meetings with administrators this quarter, Northwestern officials announced Thursday the formation of a committee to investigate the role of University founder John Evans in the late-1800s killing...

Guest Column: Sand Creek Massacre a moral stain on Northwestern’s past

Gary Fine, Adam Mendel, Heather Menefee, Forrest Bruce, and Wilson Smith

January 23, 2013

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

Each year on Jan. 28, Northwestern University gathers to honor its founders. On that date in 1851, the Illinois Legislature approved Northwestern’s Act of Incorporation. Soon it will be Founders’ Day 2013, and we will celebrate...