The Daily Northwestern

Former Northwestern professor premiers staged reading of Syrian war drama

Rachel Holtzman, Reporter

April 6, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Latest Stories, Theater

After reading a New Yorker article about the conditions in a Syrian refugee camp in Jordan, former Communication Prof. Mia McCullough knew she wanted to write a story that captured their personal experiences. Her play, “Wisdom...

Despite anti-immigrant sentiment from politicians, refugees continue migrating to state

David Fishman, Reporter

April 5, 2016

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, National

Home to more than 2,400 new refugees from 29 nations that migrated in the past year, residents say Illinois has historically been an open and welcoming place for asylum-seekers and immigrants alike. “Illinois is easier to resett...

Sawhney and Stratton: Coping with a refugee crisis in the age of globalization

Asha Sawhney and Abigail Stratton

May 19, 2015

Filed under Columns, Opinion

The world faces a refugee crisis that can only be solved with international cooperation. News coverage has focused heavily on the 1,800 migrants who have died at sea in hopes of reaching European shores from the Middle East and North Africa. Too often, news sources cite general conflict in the region rather than breaking down ...

Letter to the Editor: Commemorating, reflecting on Al-Nakba

Students for Justice in Palestine

May 10, 2015

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

Friday, May 15th marks the 67th annual commemoration of Al-Nakba, the Catastrophe. This week we commemorate the ethnic cleansing of Palestine as well as the steadfastness and resistance of the Palestinian people. We look to the...