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Closson: Now more than ever, we need diverse journalists

Troy Closson, Columnist

February 26

Filed under Columns, Opinion

A few weeks ago, Beyoncé’s Album of the Year loss stirred conversation about diversity and inclusion at the Grammys. This year’s Oscar contenders included significantly more people of color than in previous years, but there’s still room for improvem...

Wuest: Student groups should welcome diversity in new members

Matthias Wuest, Op-Ed Contributor

January 12

Filed under Opinion

Coming to Northwestern can be overwhelming. By the end of two weeks in Evanston, it’s common for new students to have attended information sessions for multiple clubs, interviewed with a number of pre-professional groups and...

Soto: We should not denigrate English learners while padding our résumés with second languages

Isabella Soto, Assistant Opinion Editor

January 11

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

During Winter Break, news outlets reported that an older woman in a Kentucky JCPenney went on an angry, hate-fueled tirade directed at two Latina shoppers. The woman’s vitriol was deeply rooted in racist rhetoric, she assumed...

Kim: NU Panhellenic chapters should offer space to process racism

Justine Kim, Op-Ed Contributor

October 4

Filed under Contributors, Opinion

Following a pair of racist incidents on American University’s campus, one involving a report of rotten bananas found outside black student’s dorm room and another involving a banana thrown at another black student, Greek organizations...

Guirgis: Seek diverse experiences in Evanston outside campus bounds

David Guirgis, Columnist

October 3

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Somewhere along the way, on a walk to a Jamaican restaurant that was only supposed to be seven minutes long, I recognized the signs of home: dilapidated storefronts, cars that weren’t shiny and new, wire fences surrounding dese...

University creates diversity-focused grant, award

Shane McKeon, Campus Editor

April 11

Filed under Campus

Northwestern has created two new programs to promote diversity at the University, offering faculty thousands of dollars in awards and grants. A grant program will offer funding expected to range from $2,000 to $25,000 for propos...

Students, faculty undecided over future of Weinberg diversity requirement

Benjamin Din, Digital Projects Editor

September 24

Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories, Up to Date

Up to Date Catch up on the biggest ongoing news stories affecting Northwestern and Evanston with The Daily’s new explainer series: Up to Date. Following the July start date of new Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences ...