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Turkolmez: Americans need to consume more foreign news

Emre Turkolmez, Op-Ed Contributor

April 8, 2018

Filed under Contributors, Latest Stories, Opinion

While globalization seems inevitable, the knowledge Americans have of other nations reads as highly insufficient. This may be due to the geographic distance between the U.S. and other countries. Or, as a Global Media Journal artic...

Guest Column: Taking sides on contemporary injustice

Serene Darwish

August 10, 2014

Filed under Contributors, Opinion

“I am a Palestinian Arab, and I am also an American. This affords me an odd, not to say grotesque, double perspective.” Edward Said spoke these words, in a lecture on academic freedom, at South Africa’s University of Cape Town, and 23 years later, ...

Fleetwood-Jourdain Theatre puts on popular South African play as Nelson Mandela fights for life

Susan Du, Summer Reporter

July 8, 2013

Filed under Arts and Technology (City), City, Latest Stories, The Summer Northwestern 2013

South Africa’s popular play “Woza Albert!” came to Evanston this month as nearly 9,000 miles away, 94-year-old Nelson Mandela completes a month-long stay in the hospital for a recurring lung infection. “Woza Albert!,”...

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...