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Obama appoints Northwestern trustee to Kennedy Center board

Tyler Pager, Campus Editor

May 3, 2015

Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus, Faculty

A Northwestern trustee was appointed by President Barack Obama to the Board of Trustees of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Obama announced his intent to appoint W. James McNerney Jr. to the Washington, D.C.-based...

Gelman: Dissecting Obama’s State of the Union address

Max Gelman, Columnist

January 22, 2015

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Emboldened with the knowledge that his approval rating is at 50 percent for the first time since Spring 2013, President Barack Obama delivered his annual State of the Union address Tuesday night with a swagger and confidence we haven’...

Barack Obama addresses the killing of Medill alum James Foley

Tyler Pager and Rebecca Savransky

August 20, 2014

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

President Barack Obama addressed the execution of Medill alumnus James Foley on Wednesday calling his killing “an act of violence that shocks the conscience of the entire world.” Foley (Medill ‘08), a freelance photojournalist,...