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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Letter to the Editor: Divestment campaigns respond to Advisory Committee on Investment Responsibility

November 29, 2016

On Friday, Nov. 18, the Investment Committee of Northwestern’s Board of Trustees approved the establishment of an Advisory Committee on Investment Responsibility. This committee, comprising faculty,...

Divest groups submit first draft of charter for socially responsible investment committee

May 13, 2016

Northwestern Divest, Fossil Free Northwestern and Unshackle NU submitted to administration their first draft of the charter for the social responsible investment committee. The draft, sent Monday night,...

SESP freshman Sky Patterson speaks Wednesday night at Associated Student Government Senate in support of Unshackle NU’s resolution. The resolution passed 28-5.

ASG passes Unshackle NU resolution, urges private prison divestment

March 2, 2016

A resolution presented by Unshackle NU supporting divestment from companies it said support mass incarceration passed 28-5 with 8 abstentions in Associated Student Government Senate on Wednesday. The...

Admin says no knowledge of prison investments following debut of new divestment campaign

January 19, 2016

Students launched a divestment campaign Tuesday, calling for the University to remove its investments from private prison companies. Called “Unshackle NU,” the campaign is holding a launch event...

McCormick junior Omar Shanti takes down posters depicting slain Palestinians and activists off the wall in the lobby of Norris University Center after NUDivests demonstration was shut down by Norris staff members. The demonstration was held while parents and students checked in for this years Family Weekend.

NUDivest demonstration at Norris shut down

November 6, 2015

Students and visiting families walking into Norris University Center on Friday afternoon were met with pictures of slain Palestinians and activists taped over the posters of Northwestern's Campus Life...

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