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Fulle: Stop pitting activism against education

Matt Fulle, Op-Ed Contributor

May 25, 2017

Filed under Contributors, Opinion

Sociology Prof. Beth Redbird recently brought a public relations spokesman from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to speak to her class. Student protests promptly shut down the lecture. I walked by the demonstration on...

Letter to the editor: LLSP, AASP faculty demand University drop disciplinary action against ICE protesters

May 23, 2017

Filed under Latest Stories, Letters to Editor, Opinion

We, faculty members, staff and general supporters of Latina and Latino Studies Program and Asian American Studies Program at Northwestern University, write in support of the students who protested against the presence of a public relations representative of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforce...

Rowden: Student protest against ICE representative was misguided, counterproductive

Jacob Rowden, Op-Ed Contributor

May 22, 2017

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At this point, most are aware of the controversial protest last week in response to sociology Prof. Beth Redbird’s invitation of a public relations officer of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to speak to her class. The prote...

Letter to the Editor: University reactions to ICE protest overlook role of protest as intellectual, free speech

May 22, 2017

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On May 16, 2017, some students on the Northwestern campus protested a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement representative, who was invited to speak to a sociology class. Since that protest, the students have been vilified i...

Letter to the editor: ICE presence legitimized violent systems, University response is myopic

May 21, 2017

Filed under Letters from Editor, Opinion

On May 16, 2017, Northwestern University Prof. Beth Redbird invited a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement public relations representative on campus as a guest speaker to their sociology course Social Inequality: Race, Class...