The Daily Northwestern

Dialogue at Deering draws dozens to discuss identity, race

Shane McKeon, Assistant Campus Editor

May 24, 2015

Filed under Campus, Events, Latest Stories, Student Groups

After a year shaped by a national reexamination of American race relations, more than 50 people gathered on Deering Meadow to discuss issues of identity at the third Dialogue at Deering event Friday. Through activities, one-on-one...

Letter to the Editor: SJP’s ‘Israeli Apartheid Week’ is slander

Ross Krasner

May 12, 2015

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

At Northwestern, anti-Israel rhetoric has continued to escalate well beyond reasonable discussion and is beneath the decorum and dignity of a top university. It shouldn’t take The New York Times to write as they did Sunday that...

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...

Sawhney and Stratton: What can we learn from Nigeria?

Asha Sawhney and Abigail Stratton

May 5, 2015

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Introduction “I want people to know that Africa is relevant,” says Weinberg sophomore Amakie Amattey. Amattey has a right to be frustrated with the erasure of Africa in mainstream media. Even as foreign affairs become...

Circumnavigators grant recipient to study sexual assault policies abroad

Shane McKeon, Assistant Campus Editor

February 24, 2015

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

This year's winner of the Circumnavigators Travel-Study Grant will travel to five countries this summer to study how foreign universities respond to sexual assault on campus. SESP junior Jonathon McBride received a $9,000...

Northwestern professor creates inexpensive test for infectious diseases

Jordan Harrison, Assistant Campus Editor

April 28, 2014

Filed under Academic, Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories

A Northwestern professor was awarded a grant to work on a medical testing device that can be used to diagnose infectious diseases in remote, inaccessible areas. Biomedical engineering Prof. David Kelso, who earned a grant ...