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Closson: Now more than ever, we need diverse journalists

Troy Closson, Columnist

February 26

Filed under Columns, Opinion

A few weeks ago, Beyoncé’s Album of the Year loss stirred conversation about diversity and inclusion at the Grammys. This year’s Oscar contenders included significantly more people of color than in previous years, but there’s still room for improvem...

Reed: Lack of dual-degree program inhibits Medill, School of Communication students

Chase Reed, Op-Ed Contributor

January 17

Filed under Contributors, Opinion

For all intents and purposes, my first all-nighter at Northwestern was a total waste of time. Fueled by a potent mix of restlessness, anxiety and Pringles, I typed furiously away at my keyboard as the clock struck 2 in the...

Medill professors discuss presidential election’s impact on journalism, teaching

Kristine Liao, Reporter

November 16

Filed under Academic, Campus, Latest Stories

In the wake of president-elect Donald Trump’s victory, Medill professors said it is more important now than ever for journalists to be aware of their role as public servants and to get out of their comfort zones to talk to people. “It made us...

Journalism takes center stage at Homecoming panel

David Fishman, Reporter

October 17

Filed under Alumni, Campus, Events, Latest Stories, Speakers

Five Northwestern alumni returned to campus on Friday for the seventh annual Homecoming panel, moderated by University President Morton Schapiro. The event, titled “Who Are You Because of NU?” highlighted alumni from various...

International collaboration works to increase Holocaust awareness

Mariana Alfaro, Reporter

November 21

Filed under Academic, Campus, Events

It took 13 months and two trips across the Atlantic Ocean for an international group of 20 students and two sponsors to create The Memory Archives project, which focuses on increasing awareness of the Holocaust in the Internet...