The Daily Northwestern

Durbin subject of Trump’s tweets after DACA meeting

Samantha Handler, Assistant City Editor

January 18, 2018

Filed under City, Local, National, State

U.S. Sen Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) became the target of President Donald Trump’s latest Twitter tirade on Monday after confirming last week that the president called some nations “shithole countries.” Durbin said on Twitter last...

Why we can’t talk about “Race”

Avi Small, Writer

January 23, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns & Reviews, The Current, Theater

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Northwestern’s Theatre and Interpretation Center put on a staged reading of “Race.” Written in 2009 by Pulitzer Prize winner David Mamet, “Race” discusses issues of race, class...

Belafonte to give MLK week keynote at Pick-Staiger

Joseph Diebold, Web Editor

January 8, 2013

Filed under Blogs, On Campus

The King of Calypso is coming to Northwestern. Harry Belafonte, whose singing popularized the Caribbean music style and whose social activism made him a civil rights icon, will deliver the keynote address commemorating Martin...

Northwestern to recognize Martin Luther King Jr. Day as school-wide holiday

Paulina Firozi, Campus Editor

December 7, 2012

Filed under Blogs, On Campus

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is now an official holiday for the Northwestern community. Starting Jan. 21, 2013, the University will suspend classes for the day and recognize the holiday annually for all students, faculty and...