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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Student activists gather outside University President Morton Schapiros house in April 2016. Northwestern’s chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine is trying to build strong relationships with other activist groups on campus.

2020 Vision: Students for Justice in Palestine reckon with administration, future activism

November 4, 2019

This is the first article in a series called “2020 Vision” which walks through the reflections and hopes student groups, administrators and others throughout Northwestern have on the past few years...

Northwestern’s Sodexo and Aramark employees march in April to present a petition asking the companies to help with the transition to Compass Group North America. A petition calling for Compass Group to improve treatment of service workers has received over 2,000 signatures since it was posted at the end of January.

Students demand action against unfair treatment of service workers

February 5, 2019

Students are calling on Northwestern to treat its service workers better, saying the University’s new food service provider, Compass Group North America, has inflicted “emotional distress, financial...

A Compass employee swipes NU students in to Sargent Hall. Northwestern’s chapter of Students Organizing for Labor Rights raised more than $2,500 overnight to pay for ridesharing services for Compass employees in the cold temperatures.

Students raise money for commutes of workers still expected on campus during cold

January 30, 2019

Students have raised more than $2,500 to support rides for service workers, who still have to show up to work on campus despite dangerously low temperatures. The donations were gathered overnight by...

Student activists discuss strategies and progress at a Monday event in University Hall. The activists stressed the importance of forming supportive relationships between activist groups.

Student activists unite during community teach-in, stress importance of coalitions

May 21, 2018

Student activist groups came together Monday at University Hall for a teach-in to inform the community of their progress and future plans to accomplish their goals. Members of Black Lives Matter NU,...

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