The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern student in Brussels reported safe after terrorist attacks

Julia Jacobs, Managing Editor

March 22, 2016

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

One Northwestern student interning in Brussels, Belgium, checked in safe Tuesday morning following bombings at the main airport and a subway station in the city, an NU official said. Only one NU student was in Belgium this...

Sawhney and Stratton: Coping with a refugee crisis in the age of globalization

Asha Sawhney and Abigail Stratton

May 19, 2015

Filed under Columns, Opinion

The world faces a refugee crisis that can only be solved with international cooperation. News coverage has focused heavily on the 1,800 migrants who have died at sea in hopes of reaching European shores from the Middle East and North Africa. Too often, news sources cite general conflict in the region rather than breaking down ...

Former terrorism analyst discusses US response to ISIS

Jee Young Lee, Reporter

March 12, 2015

Filed under Campus

Jonathan Schanzer, the vice president for research at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies spoke at Northwestern on Tuesday about the Islamic State group, also known as ISIS, and his suggestions for United States foreign...

Obama emphasizes income inequality in State of the Union address

Julia Jacobs, Assistant City Editor

January 21, 2015

Filed under Campus

Before the new Republican-dominated Congress, President Barack Obama focused on solving income inequality and easing partisan gridlock during Tuesday’s State of the Union address. The president asserted his goal to increase the...

Sawhney and Stratton: A discussion on the Islamic State group and U.S. relations with Iran

Asha Sawhney and Abby Stratton

January 13, 2015

Filed under Columns, Opinion

After the events of 2014, it is well known among the American public that the Islamic State group, also known as ISIS, is an enemy of the United States. Likewise, the public knows that the U.S. does not have diplomatic relations with Iran and that there has been fear of nuclear we...

McSA speakers discuss faith, social activism

Shane McKeon, Reporter

November 7, 2014

Filed under Campus, Speakers

About 150 people filled Harris Hall on Thursday night for the Muslim-cultural Student Association’s fall speaker event, during which two guest lecturers discussed the overlap between social justice and faith. The event...