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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

Laura Kipnis. The Communication professor signed a controversial letter along with 150 others including J.K. Rowling and Noam Chomsky. A response, signed by Medill lecturer Arionne Nettles and over 160 others, named specific incidents in which black people were silenced by their institutions.

Northwestern academics clash with opposing letters on free speech, cancel culture

July 12, 2020

On July 7, Harper’s Magazine published a letter on free speech and “cancel culture” signed by Communication Prof. Laura Kipnis. A response published Friday in The Objective, signed by Medill lecturer...

The Sexual Harassment Prevention Office at 1800 Sherman Ave. The Education Department has opened two investigations into Northwestern’s Title IX procedures.

Federal officials are investigating Northwestern’s Title IX process after two men allege gender bias and failure of due process

June 21, 2019

The U.S. Education Department is investigating claims that Northwestern failed to offer due process to two men accused of sexual misconduct against female students. The two men, an athletic recruit...

Communication Prof. Laura Kipnis. A judge decided Tuesday to proceed with a lawsuit against Kipnis and HarperCollins Publishers, declining the defendants’ motion to dismiss the case.

Kipnis lawsuit moves forward as judge declines motion to dismiss the case

March 9, 2018

A judge decided Tuesday to proceed with a lawsuit filed by a graduate student against Communication Prof. Laura Kipnis and HarperCollins Publishers, declining to grant a motion filed by the defendants...

Former Feinberg prof. Alice Dreger. A conservative-backed civil liberties group named Northwestern one of the worst colleges for free speech, citing a 2015 incident with Dreger.

Conservative-backed civil liberties organization places NU on list of worst colleges for free speech

February 13, 2018

Northwestern is once again on the radar of a civil liberties group critical of the University’s handling of two instances it says violated professors’ free speech. The University was named one...

Laura Kipnis. The Communication professor spoke on a New Yorker podcast about the state of the #MeToo movement.

Communication Prof. Laura Kipnis discusses #MeToo in New Yorker podcast

February 7, 2018

Communication Prof. Laura Kipnis reflected on the state of the #MeToo movement and contemporary feminism in a New Yorker podcast released Monday. Kipnis is the author of “Unwanted Advances: Sexual...

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