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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

Lindz Amer (Communication ’14) on the set of their webseries “Queer Kid Stuff.” The show was a 2018 Webby Honoree.

Queer Creativity

March 10, 2021

The Monthly During their time at Northwestern, Lindz Amer (Communication ’14) was not a “StuCo hotshot.” They weren’t cast in shows, didn’t get into the playwriting sequence and didn’t...

Zanah Thirus. The Chicago-based independent filmmaker said she uses film as a medium to drive social change.

CARE and SHAPE host “Unlearning Sex” screening and Q&A with filmmaker

February 4, 2021

Content warning: This story contains mentions of sexual assault. Sex is not talked about in a society from a pleasure-based perspective, said Chicago-based filmmaker Zanah Thirus. It is often seen as...

Recording artist and activist Sparkle speaks about her experience testifying against R. Kelly. She lost a case against him in 2008 when she represented her niece who was allegedly assaulted by Kelly.

Activist and recording artist Sparkle speaks about testifying against R. Kelly, #MeToo movement

February 10, 2020

Recording artist Sparkle discussed her experience coming forward about R. Kelly’s history of sexual abuse at an event Monday in Fisk Hall. Sponsored by the Northwestern University Center for Awareness,...

SHAPE holds roundtable discussion leading up to Tarana Burke’s keynote address

SHAPE holds roundtable discussion leading up to Tarana Burke’s keynote address

January 16, 2020

Ahead of Tarana Burke’s keynote address for Martin Luther King Jr. Dream Week on Jan. 27, 15 students gathered at the Women’s Center on Wednesday to discuss the #MeToo movement founder and her work...

Communication Prof. Aymar Jean Christian hosts the April OpenTV premiere at Museum of Contemporary Art. OpenTV, which started as Christian’s research project, focuses on distributing intersectional web series written by Chicago-based creators.

Open Television gives a platform to intersectional stories in the Chicago film scene

May 8, 2019

Three years ago, Communication Prof. Aymar Jean Christian was conducting research on the distribution of original web series. Through his interviews with independent artists, Christian saw the innovative,...

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