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Letter to the Editor: Student activists denounce university’s co-optation of Bursar’s Office Takeover, demand action

May 3, 2018

Filed under Latest Stories, Letters to Editor, Opinion

This week the university has been commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Bursar’s Office Takeover, when about 120 students occupied the Bursar’s Office on May 3, 1968, in order to demand improvements in the conditions of...

Letter to the Editor: AASP and LLSP directors back departmental status campaign

February 13, 2018

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

As individual faculty members who are also directors of the Asian American Studies Program and the Latina and Latino Studies Program, we write to express our support for the “To Be Departments” campaign. This campaign, organized...

Editorial: University shouldn’t relegate Black History Month recognition to students

February 4, 2018

Filed under Editorial, Latest Stories, Opinion

University support of marginalized groups on campus is a storied concern. In 1968, more than 100 students occupied the Northwestern Bursar’s Office in protest after NU failed to meet a list of black students’ demands. Fast forward 50...