The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern Jewish community challenges study that calls university an anti-Semitic ‘hotspot’

Erica Snow, Assistant City Editor

November 18, 2016

Filed under Campus

Jewish leaders and students disputed the credibility of a Brandeis University study released in October that names Northwestern an anti-Semitic and anti-Israel “hotspot.” The study found that of 68 NU respondents, 70 percent...

Dialogue on Israel and Palestine program aims to foster open conversation in second phase

Fathma Rahman, Assistant Campus Editor

April 19, 2016

Filed under Campus, Events

Growing up as a Jewish-American, Weinberg senior Lucy Blumberg said she always identified strongly with her Jewish side. Upon arriving at Northwestern, she said she felt as if she had to decide between her Jewish identity and...

Letter to the Editor: My Judaism and Zionism are inextricably linked

Alana Olswing

March 29, 2016

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

I did not hesitate to vote yes for Unshackle NU’s divestment resolution, especially after Jessica Schwalb’s call to Jewish students to “reenter campus activism” in spite of anti-Israel rhetoric. However, it is important t...

Northwestern to create socially responsible investment committee

Madeline Fox, Campus Editor

March 9, 2016

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern will create a committee on socially responsible investment to advise NU’s president and chief investment officer on issues related to the University’s investment activities. The committee will include alumni,...

Activist talks ‘school-to-prison pipeline’ at Unshackle NU’s first speaker event

Fathma Rahman, Reporter

January 22, 2016

Filed under Campus, Events, Latest Stories, Student Groups

Chicago-based organizer and educator Mariame Kaba said Thursday one of the driving forces behind the disproportionate incarceration of black people in the U.S. is an unfair education system. Kaba was the first speaker of a qua...