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Closson: Being a black journalist is hard — but necessary

Troy Closson, Op-Ed Contributor

January 15, 2019

I didn’t want to write a story about the 50th anniversary of the Bursar’s Office Takeover last spring, but I wanted one to be written. When I first pitched my vision for the story, I basically said if anyone else also had...

Fliers denouncing relationships between black, white people falsely attributed to NU black student groups

Mariana Alfaro, Print Managing Editor

May 1, 2017

Fliers denouncing relationships between black and white people, reportedly seen on campus Friday, falsely listed five black student organizations as its creators. The fliers said black people who date white people are “alt-right”...