The Daily Northwestern

Letter to the Editor: Calling for justice with a mock wall

Dalia Fuleihan and Cinthya Rodriguez

October 7, 2014

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

When you walk by The Rock this week you will find a mock border wall erected around it. With this installation as our protest, we come forward to declare opposition to apartheid, wherever it may occur, be it in Evanston, the...

Q&A with Steven Salaita

Lydia Ramsey, Managing Editor

October 5, 2014

Filed under Campus

The academic Steven Salaita had his job offer rescinded from the University of Illinois this summer after he posted a number of controversial tweets regarding the conflict in the Gaza Strip, bringing into question the role of...

Northwestern professor speaks about progress in Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Annie McDonough, Reporter

May 27, 2014

Filed under Campus, Events, Latest Stories, Speakers

A visiting religious studies professor gave a talk Wednesday on challenging traditional perspectives and sparking dialogue on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Yakir Englander spoke to a crowd of about 70 people in Fisk H...

Social Justice Coalition plans second ‘Justice’ week

Annie Bruce, Reporter

May 8, 2014

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Student Groups

The second annual Social Justice Week will begin Monday and feature a number of different events, all centered around the theme “Oppression at the Academy.” Student groups applied to organize different events throughout...

Guest Column: Moving to a higher narrative on Tel Aviv University partnership

Jonathan Kamel and Jamie Lovegrove

April 21, 2014

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Serene Darwish’s recent column in The Spectrum was compelling and important. We commend her for expressing her identity and beliefs as a Palestinian-American on campus. We do not object to her reaction to President Schapiro...

Northwestern expands partnership with Tel Aviv University

Tyler Pager, Assistant Campus Editor

April 9, 2014

Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern has officially entered into a strategic partnership with Tel Aviv University in Israel, announcing the addition of three new programs, including two designated for undergraduate students. The undergraduate pr...

Students gather to continue debating ASA boycott of Israeli universities

Elizabeth Kim, Reporter

March 11, 2014

Filed under Campus, Events, Latest Stories, Student Groups

Students from opposing sides of a boycott of Israeli universities came together Monday night to discuss the issue and how students can effectively engage the conversation. About 20 people attended the panel in University Hall...