The Daily Northwestern

NU-Q researchers look at Middle East social media landscape

Alice Yin, Campus Editor

October 11, 2015

A survey this year from Northwestern’s Qatar campus found that Middle Eastern countries are seeing more optimism and less online criticism. The researchers looked at media use in Egypt, Lebanon, Qatar, Tunisia and the United...

Stratton and Sawhney: Should U.S. government allow military sales to countries involved in Yemen?

Abigail Stratton and Asha Sawhney

April 21, 2015

As the conflict between the Yemeni government and the Houthi rebels worsens, it is apparent a proxy war with numerous players — most notably Iran and Saudi Arabia — is reaching full force. Originally, the two sides were those loyal to President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi versus the Zaydi Shia group called the Ho...

Circumnavigators grant recipient to study sexual assault policies abroad

Shane McKeon, Assistant Campus Editor

February 24, 2015

This year's winner of the Circumnavigators Travel-Study Grant will travel to five countries this summer to study how foreign universities respond to sexual assault on campus. SESP junior Jonathon McBride received a $9,000...

Hejaze: Let art tell you what journalism can’t

Rhytha Zahid Hejaze, Columnist

January 11, 2015

“I’m not sad for the martyr in you, but losing you hurts,” a weeping woman said in “The Square,” to her deceased son killed in an army attack on the Egyptian revolutionaries. My heart filled up with overwhelming grief...