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Buchaniec: The case for a female president

Catherine Buchaniec, Columnist

April 8, 2019

During its 242 years of existence, the U.S. has elected 45 presidents, all male and almost all white. The only Oval Office position held by a female commander-in-chief is in fiction. From the calculating Claire Underwood in House...

Northwestern begins student leadership initiative

Emily Chin, Social Media Editor

November 11, 2015

Northwestern’s Division of Student Affairs is working to create a framework for bringing together different campus leaders. The division is assessing the current leadership climate and holding roundtables with students to...

Northwestern hosting 25 young African leaders as part of Obama initiative

Olivia Exstrum, Assistant Summer Editor

July 15, 2014

Representatives from more than 20 African countries are at Northwestern for six weeks this summer as part of the Young African Leaders Initiative, a program created by the Obama administration that looks to identify future leaders...

Gameday: Rashad Lawrence embraces role as leader of receivers

Alex Putterman, Assistant Sports Editor

October 25, 2013

It's the college football circle of life. A player enters a program naive to the world he’ll inhabit and progresses with the help of his elders. Before long, that player is a guardian for the next generation, and eventually...