The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern screens film on Chicago woman fighting Syrian civil war from America

Isabella Jiao, Reporter

November 5, 2015

Northwestern students learned the power of social media Thursday during a screening of a documentary by the International Studies Program about an American teenager taking part in the Syrian revolution from her bedroom in Chicago. Directed...

Northwestern lecturer discusses Basij militia at MENA event

Ben Winck, Reporter

October 26, 2015

A lecturer in Northwestern’s Middle East and North African Studies Program presented on the Basij militia, a volunteer paramilitary organization in Iran and its capacity to derail the Iranian political system at the Evanston...

Armenian journalist discusses current state of Armenia-Turkey relations

Dan Waldman, Reporter

September 28, 2015

Armenian author and journalist Meline Toumani spoke Monday about confronting residual issues between Armenia and Turkey a century after the Armenian genocide. During a panel discussion held jointly by the Evanston Public Library...