The Daily Northwestern

Letter to the Editor: On the problematic promotion of dialogue

Sustained Dialogue Leadership Team

February 14, 2016

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

We, the Sustained Dialogue leadership team, a group of five students that work closely with the office of Social Justice Education and our fellow students to run the SD program, would like to address recent and ongoing co-optation...

Stratton and Sawhney: Preparing to approach politics on campus

Abigail Stratton and Asha Sawhney, Columnists

October 1, 2015

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Few people would deny Northwestern is a politically-minded campus. Even if most of our student body isn’t involved with a political club such as College Democrats or College Republicans, many of us at least read and have opinions...

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...

Schapiro, students discuss socioeconomic inclusion

Shane McKeon, Assistant Campus Editor

April 17, 2015

Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus, Events, Speakers

University President Morton Schapiro said there should be no excuses for Northwestern to limit the number of admitted students with financial need given the University's economic resources at a forum on socioeconomic diversity...

Student petition recommends US-centric diversity curriculum requirement

Olivia Exstrum, Campus Editor

February 17, 2015

Filed under Academic, Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories, Student Government, Student Groups

Students have circulated a petition throughout the past week urging Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences faculty to support a Social Inequalities and Diversity curriculum requirement focused on the United States. The petition ...

Students launch communal closet for formalwear

Emily Chin, Assistant Campus Editor

February 15, 2015

Filed under Campus

NU Threads, a student-run communal closet for professional and formalwear, launched last month within the Northwestern Career Advancement office. Students can rent professional clothing donated by faculty and alumni for up...

After criticism of Northwestern’s majority-white Greek community, leaders look to increase inclusivity

Alice Yin, Assistant Campus Editor

November 20, 2014

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Haley Smith said she never thought that much about race until she walked into her first sorority recruitment event. The African-American Medill sophomore said there were few women of color in Norris University Center that...

Northwestern faculty developing courses for diversity requirement

Jeanne Kuang, Campus Editor

November 19, 2014

Filed under Academic, Campus, Faculty

More than 18 months after the University Diversity Council proposed the Social Inequalities and Diversities requirement, two of the six Northwestern undergraduate schools have implemented the requirement in their curricula, while...

PHA to establish diversity, inclusion chair in each chapter after ‘Jail N’ Bail’ controversy

Jeanne Kuang, Campus Editor

November 10, 2014

Filed under Campus, Greek, Latest Stories

Northwestern’s Panhellenic Association will establish diversity and inclusion chairs in each chapter in response to controversy last month surrounding Kappa Kappa Gamma's “Jail N' Bail” philanthropy event, PHA president...