The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern kicks off Black History Month celebration

Tyler Pager, Assistant Campus Editor

January 26, 2014

Filed under Campus, Events

Northwestern began its six-week observance of Black History Month on Friday with Harambee, a celebration of African, Caribbean and African-American culture. The event, which was hosted by African American Student Affairs and For...

One year after Michael Collins incident, campus leaders reflect on progress, next steps

Jeanne Kuang, Reporter

January 12, 2014

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Student Groups

A year after an alleged racial incident involving a Northwestern employee sparked discussions surrounding race on campus, student diversity leaders expressed tentative hope that the campus climate is headed in a positive direction. “I...

Letter to the Editor: State of the Black Union intended to promote open dialogue

October 20, 2013

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

To the uncomfortable commentators, This is a letter in response to the comments from the event article about the State of the Black Union. First, thank you for attending For Members Only’s event, State of the Black Union,...

Associated Student Government moves forward with plans to fill top diversity position

Sophia Bollag, Copy Chief

October 15, 2013

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Student Government

After internal discussions and consultation with outside officials, Associated Student Government has released an updated job description for its top diversity official in hopes of filling the vacancy next week. The position of dive...

Peace Project, multicultural groups host CTU activist for discussion of racism, school closings

Joseph Diebold, Web Editor

May 28, 2013

Filed under Campus, Speakers, Student Groups

On the heels of last week's controversial Chicago Board of Education vote to shutter 50 public schools across the city, several of Northwestern's social justice and multicultural student groups hosted a top Chicago Teachers Union...