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Multicultural Student Affairs director Charles Kellom leaves Northwestern

Ally Mauch, Assistant Campus Editor

October 13, 2017

Filed under Administration, Campus, Diversity and Inclusion, Latest Stories

Multicultural Student Affairs director Charles Kellom left Northwestern to become the assistant dean for multicultural student affairs at Ohio Wesleyan University, according to a Facebook post on NU’s MSA page. Lesley-Ann...

Marketing leader discusses corporate experiences as part of Black History Month celebrations

Ally Mauch, Reporter

February 23, 2017

Filed under Campus

Lizette Williams discussed her experiences as a woman of color in corporate America, celebrating the concept of “black girl magic” in a speech Wednesday. “Black girl magic is beauty and resiliency and tenacity,” Williams...

University forms committee aiming to improve support for transgender students

Peter Kotecki, Campus Editor

November 1, 2016

Filed under Administration, Campus, Diversity and Inclusion, Latest Stories

Administrators have approved a committee to work toward improving support for transgender students at Northwestern, a University official said. Patricia Telles-Irvin, vice president for student affairs, told The Daily that...

Student panelists discuss challenges, experiences of disability

Matthew Choi, Assistant Campus Editor

February 23, 2016

Filed under Campus, Events, Latest Stories

Disability is not antithetical to ability, said SESP sophomore Scott Gerson at a student panel on disability Monday. The Student Panel on Disability, hosted by Gerson and SESP freshman Carrie Ingerman in University Hall, discussed...

Black student athletes discuss identity conflicts, share personal experiences at panel

Ben Pope, Reporter

February 18, 2016

Filed under Campus, Events, Latest Stories

When Derrick Thompson, a wide receiver for Northwestern football from 1996 to 2000, first walked into the Black House his freshman year, he said he felt an unexpected tension. Others saw him as an athlete, not a black student....

Stratton and Sawhney: Reviewing native and indigenous student awareness on campus

Asha Sawhney and Abigail Stratton

November 24, 2015

Filed under Columns, Opinion

This year’s One Book One Northwestern selection, “An Inconvenient Indian” by Thomas King has led to the expansion of Native American programming and inclusion efforts at Northwestern. Considering the role of NU founder and forme...

Students and staff honor victims of transgender violence at vigil

Rishika Dugyala, Reporter

November 21, 2015

Filed under Campus, Events, Latest Stories, Student Groups

Northwestern community members convened Friday night to commemorate lives lost to anti-transgender violence for the Transgender Day of Remembrance vigil. While chanting "Say their name” after each victim was identified,...