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Sawhney and Stratton: Coping with a refugee crisis in the age of globalization

Asha Sawhney and Abigail Stratton

May 19, 2015

Filed under Columns, Opinion

The world faces a refugee crisis that can only be solved with international cooperation. News coverage has focused heavily on the 1,800 migrants who have died at sea in hopes of reaching European shores from the Middle East and North Africa. Too often, news sources cite general conflict in the region rather than breaking down ...

Guest Column: What I learned from James Foley

Sean Lavery

August 23, 2014

Filed under Latest Stories, Opinion

When I was a freshman reporter for The Daily Northwestern, a Medill alum by the name of James Foley was detained in Libya while covering the uprising. I was assigned to write about it for The Daily, given a press release and a...

NU-Q study examines ‘Arab Spring’ language

Jordan Harrison, Assistant Campus Editor

April 30, 2014

Filed under Academic, Campus, Faculty

A Northwestern University in Qatar professor has published a study about the use and origins of the term “Arab Spring” to refer to unrest and change in the Arab world since December 2010. The paper is part of a series pub...