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University releases statement following petition to make NU a ‘sanctuary’ for undocumented people

Peter Kotecki, Campus Editor

November 18

Filed under Administration, Campus, Faculty

Northwestern released a statement Friday saying NU is “strongly committed” to being a welcoming and inclusive place, a few days after thousands signed a petition asking the University to become a “sanctuary” for undocumented students, workers and their families. The petition, whi...

Administrators, faculty reach out to students after stunning election

Allyson Chiu and Yvonne Kim

November 10

Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus, Events, Faculty, Latest Stories

In the wake of Tuesday’s unexpected election results, the University is taking measures to accommodate students’ needs by offering “healing spaces” and academic flexibility. “Partisan, inflammatory statements unfortunately seem to b...

New University committee aims to help student veterans

Allyson Chiu, Assistant Campus Editor

November 3

Filed under Administration, Campus

The University created a new committee that will make recommendations to improve support for student veterans. Patricia Telles-Irvin, vice president of student affairs, told The Daily in an email that the committee was recently...

University forms committee aiming to improve support for transgender students

Peter Kotecki, Campus Editor

November 1

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 groups plan free menstrual product pilot program based on survey data

Yvonne Kim, Assistant Campus Editor

October 19

Filed under Campus, Student Groups

A student-run initiative for free menstrual products in campus bathrooms is gaining momentum, with a bathroom assessment planned for Thursday and a pilot program expected to launch before the end of the quarter. A survey r...