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Allen: How the Northwestern housing system shuts low-income students out of the social scene

Kenny Allen, Op-Ed Contributor

January 29, 2019

Filed under Contributors, Latest Stories, Opinion

The housing system for Northwestern undergraduates makes it difficult for students of color to move off campus in their junior or senior years. When students with financial aid, who are often students of color, decide to move...

Letter to the Editor: Ald. Fiske’s inaction on brothel law could cost her student support

May 17, 2018

Filed under Latest Stories, Letters to Editor, Opinion

For the past few weeks, Evanston’s City Council agenda has included an item of great importance to many Northwestern students: the brothel law. Don’t let the thought of scattered garter belts or callers in the dead of night...

Closson: NU needs to move beyond task forces for tangible change

Troy Closson, Opinion Editor

February 23, 2018

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

Last month, Northwestern’s Undergraduate Residential Experience Committee released its report on restructuring campus living. The new framework presented widespread changes to residential life from eliminating permanent themes at residential colleges to fully integrating Greek housing into th...

Reed: Room retention process is a prime example of poor University communication

Chase Reed, Columnist

April 17, 2017

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

Housing selection is currently underway, and hopefully you’re sitting pretty on top of the priority number totem pole, itching to claim your rightful spot in a swanky Shepard single or the newly-constructed 560 Lincoln. Or,...

Housing, youth employment discussed at Fifth Ward meeting

Kristina Karisch, Reporter

October 21, 2016

Filed under City, Local

Some Fifth Ward residents said Thursday that affordable housing solutions and the continuation of the Mayor’s Summer Youth Employment Program are the most crucial parts of the 2017 proposed budget to their community. Ald....