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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Illustration of silhouettes of student activists holding up a sign reading, Ethnic Studies.

‘They’re not supplementary’: Ethnic studies students, professors continue years-long advocacy for AASP and LLSP departmentalization

May 20, 2021

Since students led a 23-day hunger strike in 1995 to institute the Asian American Studies Program, the demands of activists have continued to be linked to ethnic studies at Northwestern. Starting in...

University police officers formed a shoulder-to-shoulder wall blocking the Lutkin Hall foyer amid protests against former Attorney General Jeff Sessions. An open letter signed by dozens of recent Northwestern graduates denounced Northwestern’s choice to deploy UP officers to quiet student protestors.

Northwestern alumni send an open letter to President Morton Schapiro, denounce deployment of NUPD during Sessions’ visit

November 15, 2019

On Tuesday, 47 recent Northwestern graduates signed an open letter to President Morton Schapiro and University Police Department Chief of Police Bruce Lewis to express "extreme shock and dismay at the...

Members of the Latinx Asian American Collective update students Thursday on efforts to turn the Latina and Latino Studies and Asian American Studies Programs into departments. The members said meetings with administrators have not developed into steps toward departmentalization.

Latinx Asian American Collective updates students on departmentalization at teach-in event

April 27, 2018

Members of the Latinx Asian American Collective said meetings with Weinberg administrators have been largely unproductive, generating skepticism among the group about whether the college will turn the...

Weinberg junior Jessica Wang speaks in support of a resolution for Latinx and Asian American Studies departments. Wang and other members of the Latinx Asian American Collective attended Associated Student Government’s Wednesday Senate meeting.

ASG passes resolutions in support of departmental status, textbook affordability

February 22, 2018

Associated Student Government passed resolutions in support of textbook affordability and departmental status for Asian American Studies and Latina and Latino Studies in their Wednesday Senate meeting. The...

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