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Letter to the Editor: ‘Underdog’ narrative is important, but so is truth

May 17, 2017

Filed under Latest Stories, Letters to Editor, Opinion

On May 15, 2017, Northwestern’s chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine invited a woman charged with complicity in the bombing of a supermarket and the murder of two Israeli students to speak for their Israeli Apartheid Week. As a liberal Jew who’...

Northwestern Jewish community challenges study that calls university an anti-Semitic ‘hotspot’

Erica Snow, Assistant City Editor

November 18, 2016

Filed under Campus

Jewish leaders and students disputed the credibility of a Brandeis University study released in October that names Northwestern an anti-Semitic and anti-Israel “hotspot.” The study found that of 68 NU respondents, 70 percent...

Dialogue on Israel and Palestine program aims to foster open conversation in second phase

Fathma Rahman, Assistant Campus Editor

April 19, 2016

Filed under Campus, Events

Growing up as a Jewish-American, Weinberg senior Lucy Blumberg said she always identified strongly with her Jewish side. Upon arriving at Northwestern, she said she felt as if she had to decide between her Jewish identity and...

Letter to the Editor: Asian American Studies still contentious after 20 years

Christine Nguyen

May 13, 2015

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

On Thursday afternoon, Asian American Studies Program students discovered that someone had torn down the 6-foot banner advertising AASP’s 20th anniversary event held in commemoration of the hunger strike that led to the program’s...