The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern asks graduate student applicants optional question on sexuality

Alice Yin, Assistant Campus Editor

September 29, 2014

Filed under Academic, Campus

Northwestern recently added an optional question about sexuality on its application for The Graduate School. The question asks if the applicant “self-identifies as a member of the LGBTQI community,” according to a news...

Northwestern graduate student named Point Foundation scholar

Tyler Pager, Assistant Summer Editor

July 8, 2014

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

A.J. Singletary was walking down the street in Washington D.C. when he was attacked by a group of three men as they repeatedly shouted homophobic slurs at him. After the attack, Singletary, who identifies as gay, decided to...

NU Listens launches peer listening service for mental health support

Christine Farolan, Reporter

April 24, 2014

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Student Groups

NU Listens will begin offering a pilot version of its peer listening service by phone open to all Northwestern students beginning Friday night.  After a long process of training the peer listeners and working with the admini...

Q&A: Lindsay Amer, director of The Transition of Doodle Pequeno

Laken Howard, Reporter

February 26, 2014

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Profiles, The Current, Theater

"The Transition of Doodle Pequeno" is a show that brings a trilingual goat, a pumpkin-wielding troll and a dress-wearing boy named Reno all to one stage. Despite its comedy and playfulness, the show also examines serious issues...

QFest to highlight LGBTQ issues for Northwestern community

Flora Sun, Reporter

November 11, 2012

Filed under Campus, Student Groups

QFest, a new queer theater festival, is coming to Northwestern in Spring Quarter 2013. Initiated by Communication junior Lindsay Amer and Communication senior Jacob Devine, QFest will feature student-created plays that focus...