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Student groups plan free menstrual product pilot program based on survey data

Yvonne Kim, Assistant Campus Editor

October 18, 2016

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...

Amateur Drag Show to defy gender expectations through cosmic themes

Kelley Czajka, Reporter

February 3, 2016

Filed under Arts and Entertainment

A&E In an inter-galactic showdown, six students will compete for a chance to perform alongside professional Chicago drag stars in Rainbow Alliance’s space-themed Amateur Drag Show this weekend. The show is a chance ...

Students and staff honor victims of transgender violence at vigil

Rishika Dugyala, Reporter

November 21, 2015

Filed under Campus, Events, Latest Stories, Student Groups

Northwestern community members convened Friday night to commemorate lives lost to anti-transgender violence for the Transgender Day of Remembrance vigil. While chanting "Say their name” after each victim was identified,...

Rainbow Alliance holds candlelight vigil as part of Rainbow Week

Mariana Alfaro, Development and Recruitment Editor

October 9, 2015

Filed under Campus, Events

Despite having to move indoors due to rain, Rainbow Alliance, an LGBT student interest group, held a candlelight vigil Thursday night as part of its annual Rainbow Week. The vigil, originally intended to be held by the Rock,...

Northwestern professor’s column on professor-student relationships sparks student backlash

Olivia Exstrum, Campus Editor

March 3, 2015

Filed under Campus, Campus Safety, Faculty, Latest Stories

In the wake of alleged sexual misconduct between a Northwestern professor and students, an opinion piece written by Communication Prof. Laura Kipnis has prompted strong student reactions, including a letter against the articl...