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Online geography game returns after 31,000 interactions in first year

Elizabeth Byrne, Assistant Campus Editor

September 17, 2017

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern students again have the chance to earn a free Blaze pizza by testing their world geography knowledge during the 2017-18 academic year. Launched in October 2016, the Wildcat GeoGame quizzes participants on their geographic knowledge. Anyone with a valid NetID can play the game, which can be access...

Vargas: Facing my return to a country under Trump after quarter abroad

Alani Vargas, Columnist

November 13, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Tuesday was one of the worst night sleeps I have ever had in my life. Because I am studying abroad in Italy this quarter, I’m six to seven hours ahead of the United States and went to bed awaiting results in the morning. I w...

Being abroad can feel isolating after U.S. election, students say

Erica Snow, Assistant Campus Editor

November 11, 2016

Filed under Campus

When Kimberly Hill went to bed in Paris on Tuesday night, the election was too close to call. She woke up the next day to a Donald Trump victory. Hill, a Weinberg junior, said she believes social progress occurred during...

Northwestern student in Brussels reported safe after terrorist attacks

Julia Jacobs, Managing Editor

March 22, 2016

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

One Northwestern student interning in Brussels, Belgium, checked in safe Tuesday morning following bombings at the main airport and a subway station in the city, an NU official said. Only one NU student was in Belgium this...

The Spectrum: Finding myself far from home

Tina Tang, Columnist

September 24, 2015

Filed under Columns, Opinion, The Spectrum

This essay is part of The Spectrum, a weekly forum in our Opinion section for marginalized voices to share their perspectives. To submit a piece for The Spectrum or discuss story ideas, please email [email protected]

GESI recognized for commitment to diversity

Shane McKeon, Assistant Campus Editor

May 19, 2015

Filed under Academic, Campus, Career, Student Groups

Northwestern's Global Engagement Studies Institute received an award for its commitment to diversity from a group that advocates for increased minority-student involvement in international education. The Diversity Abroad Network...

Northwestern restores Mexico public health study abroad program

Jee Young Lee, Reporter

February 22, 2015

Filed under Academic, Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern is reviving its Public Health in Mexico study abroad program this summer through an education initiative under the Obama administration, the University announced earlier this month. The program, which is accepting...