The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern student appointed to Hillel International board of directors

Matthew Choi, Campus Editor

January 20, 2017

Filed under Campus

A Northwestern student was appointed to Hillel International’s board of directors, according to a news release published Wednesday. SESP sophomore Ruthie Charendoff is one of four students from U.S. universities to be appointed...

Northwestern Jewish community challenges study that calls university an anti-Semitic ‘hotspot’

Erica Snow, Assistant City Editor

November 18, 2016

Filed under Campus

Jewish leaders and students disputed the credibility of a Brandeis University study released in October that names Northwestern an anti-Semitic and anti-Israel “hotspot.” The study found that of 68 NU respondents, 70 percent...

Harassment concerns prompt Palestinian activist to leave Northwestern without speaking at event

Madeline Fox, Campus Editor

February 23, 2016

Filed under Campus, Speakers

Palestinian human rights activist Bassem Eid left Fiedler Hillel without speaking at a planned event Sunday due to concerns that his talk would be disrupted. Eid, founder of the Palestinian Human Rights Monitoring Group, was...

Diversity activists lead discussion at Hillel on effective cross-cultural dialogue

Matthew Choi, Assistant Campus Editor

February 2, 2016

Filed under Campus, Events

Black Jewish activist Yavilah McCoy called upon students to think of themselves as multidimensional activists Monday at a talk at Fiedler Hillel Center. McCoy, executive director of VISIONS, an organization dedicated to equipping...

Books and Bagels Book Club encourages reading for fun

Amanda Svachula, Assistant A&E Editor

April 29, 2015

Filed under Arts and Entertainment

A&E After a long day of schoolwork, it’s easier for college students to spend free time mindlessly watching their favorite TV shows rather than reading for fun. However, Communication sophomore Emma Gordon and Medill fre...