The Daily Northwestern

Diversity activists lead discussion at Hillel on effective cross-cultural dialogue

Matthew Choi, Assistant Campus Editor

February 2, 2016

Black Jewish activist Yavilah McCoy called upon students to think of themselves as multidimensional activists Monday at a talk at Fiedler Hillel Center. McCoy, executive director of VISIONS, an organization dedicated to equipping...

Rauner announces he plans to sign first state law against Israel boycotts

Kevin Mathew, Copy Chief

May 19, 2015

Gov. Bruce Rauner will sign into law the first-ever state action against Israel boycotts, he announced via Twitter on Monday. Rauner made the announcement after the Illinois House of Representatives unanimously passed a bill...

Illinois considering a bill to punish companies that boycott Israel

Kevin Mathew, Copy Chief

May 8, 2015

Illinois will not invest in companies that boycott Israel if a new bill passes. The policy, which could be the first in the United States to take action against the boycotts, would affect companies that take “actions that...

Northwestern, ASG working to provide funding for religious groups

Rebecca Savransky, Campus Editor

April 17, 2014

Northwestern officials are working with Associated Student Government to draft a proposal that would provide funding for campus religious groups, most of which do not currently receive any money from the University. With the C...