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The Spectrum: Learning to empathize with all perspectives

Christine Farolan, Spectrum Editor

February 12, 2015

Filed under Opinion, The Spectrum

This essay is part of The Spectrum, a weekly forum in our Opinion section for marginalized voices to share their perspectives. To submit a piece for The Spectrum or discuss story ideas, please email spectrum@dailynorthwestern.com...

Northwestern student podcast debuts with discussion on race

Alice Yin, Development and Recruitment Editor

February 3, 2015

Filed under Campus, Student Entertainment, Student Groups

A Medill junior has started a new podcast called "Wildtalks" with the intention of asking the “awkward questions.” Timothyna Duncan’s new program went live last Thursday evening in a two-part series on Soundcloud. It was tit...

Religious leaders, students meet in light of Ferguson decision

Hal Jin, Reporter

November 26, 2014

Filed under City, Latest Stories

Local officials and religious leaders led a community prayer Tuesday, calling for peace a day after a grand jury in Ferguson, Missouri decided that the police officer who fatally shot black teenager Michael Brown would not be...

Trayvon Martin’s mother speaks at Northwestern about activism

Olivia Exstrum, Assistant Campus Editor

November 6, 2014

Filed under Campus, Events, Speakers, Student Groups

More than two years after Trayvon Martin's death, his mother, Sybrina Fulton, spoke Tuesday at Northwestern about her work to create positive change after her son's death. “To me, Trayvon was used as a symbol to bring...

Big K.R.I.T. headlines FMO’s annual spring concert

Preston R. Michelson, Reporter

April 20, 2014

Filed under Campus, Student Entertainment

For Members Only hosted its annual Spring Concert on Saturday night featuring rapper Big K.R.I.T. and several other groups. The event was held on the East Lawn outside Norris University Center and attracted about 400 attendee...