The Daily Northwestern

Stratton and Sawhney: Should U.S. government allow military sales to countries involved in Yemen?

Abigail Stratton and Asha Sawhney

April 21, 2015

Filed under Columns, Opinion

As the conflict between the Yemeni government and the Houthi rebels worsens, it is apparent a proxy war with numerous players — most notably Iran and Saudi Arabia — is reaching full force. Originally, the two sides were those loyal to President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi versus the Zaydi Shia group called the Ho...

Northwestern Law partners with Hamad bin Khalifa University to create new law school in Qatar

Mariana Alfaro, Assistant Campus Editor

February 23, 2015

Filed under Campus, Faculty

Northwestern's School of Law and Hamad bin Khalifa University have partnered to create the graduate-level Hamad bin Khalifa University Law School in Doha, Qatar, the University announced Sunday. NU’s law school is serving...

Basu: Limit human rights violations at major sporting events

Pia Basu, Columnist

January 22, 2015

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Major international sporting events are supposed to foster a sense of friendly competition between nations as well as global unity in gathering citizens from all over the world to be spectators and tourists. However, human rights...

NU-Q study finds Arab residents wary of American entertainment

Olivia Exstrum, Reporter

May 7, 2014

Filed under Academic, Campus, Latest Stories

A new survey commissioned by Northwestern University in Qatar and the Doha Film Institute found that although many Arab residents in the Middle East and North Africa watch Hollywood films, some believe the films include content...

Guest Column: Moving to a higher narrative on Tel Aviv University partnership

Jonathan Kamel and Jamie Lovegrove

April 21, 2014

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Serene Darwish’s recent column in The Spectrum was compelling and important. We commend her for expressing her identity and beliefs as a Palestinian-American on campus. We do not object to her reaction to President Schapiro...

MENA, NU-Q team up for publication highlighting scholarship

Annie Bruce, Reporter

April 2, 2014

Filed under Campus, Faculty

Faculty members from Northwestern’s Middle East and North African Studies program and Northwestern University in Qatar collaborated to put together a publication that highlights research from various disciplines related to the...