The Daily Northwestern

Letter to the Editor: Appearance-ism a social feature we must work to eliminate

Anya Cordell

September 30, 2013

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

Many(!) summers ago, I attended Northwestern.  Non-academic highlights were serving food to the Medill ‘Cherubs’ to offset my board, marking a milestone of a personal nature, and having a sort of emotional breakdown at the...

Fleetwood-Jourdain Theatre puts on popular South African play as Nelson Mandela fights for life

Susan Du, Summer Reporter

July 8, 2013

Filed under Arts and Technology (City), City, Latest Stories, The Summer Northwestern 2013

South Africa’s popular play “Woza Albert!” came to Evanston this month as nearly 9,000 miles away, 94-year-old Nelson Mandela completes a month-long stay in the hospital for a recurring lung infection. “Woza Albert!,”...

Fuleihan and Kovac: Justice doesn’t always please everyone

Dalia Fuleihan and Matthew Kovac

May 19, 2013

Filed under Columns, Opinion

As leaders in the student activist community and organizers of Social Justice Week, we were deeply disappointed by Jonathan Kamel’s recent column, which contained numerous factual errors and simplistically labeled Students for Justice in Palestine, and Social Justice Week more broadly, as...

Letter to the Editor: Students ‘disappointed’ by Daily Caller piece on Northwestern’s diversity issues

Hayley Stevens and Isaac Hasson

April 23, 2013

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

To The Daily Caller, We were disappointed to read your piece on the ongoing efforts to promote diversity and inclusion at Northwestern. We are members of Northwestern’s student government committee for diversity and inclusion and...

Northwestern named winner of Paul Simon Spotlight Award for Global Health Studies program

Jillian Sandler, Campus Editor

March 3, 2013

Filed under Blogs, On Campus

Northwestern was named one of three winners of the 2013 Senator Paul Simon Spotlight Award by NAFSA: Association of International Educators for its rapidly developing Global Health Studies program, according to a University release...

Kellogg alumni named ‘Social Entrepreneurs of the Year’

Lauren Caruba, Assistant Campus Editor

February 20, 2013

Filed under Blogs, On Campus

After bringing technological solutions to impoverished parts of the world, last week two Kellogg School of Management alumni were named Social Entrepreneurs of the Year. The Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship recognized...

Global Paradigm Project: Cultural norms need to be considered in foreign aid

Matt Guerrieri, Global Paradigm Fellow

February 8, 2013

Filed under Contributors, Opinion

“You can put a condom on an erect penis, but you can’t put a condom on your heart.” That was Avril Thomas’s justification for refusing more than $300,000 in U.S. funding for her non-profit Living Hope to provide STI...

Belafonte to give MLK week keynote at Pick-Staiger

Joseph Diebold, Web Editor

January 8, 2013

Filed under Blogs, On Campus

The King of Calypso is coming to Northwestern. Harry Belafonte, whose singing popularized the Caribbean music style and whose social activism made him a civil rights icon, will deliver the keynote address commemorating Martin...