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Sumra: In Trump’s America, it’s never been more important to look at rest of world

Eish Sumra, Op-Ed Contributor

September 25, 2017

Filed under Contributors, Latest Stories, Opinion

During this tumultuous political period in the United States, it would be hard to cast your gaze away from the scandals of President Donald Trump’s America. The news in this country is so focused on the new administration’s...

Board of Trustees approves advisory committee for responsible investment

Fathma Rahman, Development and Recruitment Editor

November 26, 2016

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

The Board of Trustees approved the establishment of a socially responsible investment committee on Friday, which will include students, to advise the Investment Committee on investments concerns regarding social, environmenta...

Northwestern signs national White House climate pledge

Peter Kotecki, Assistant Campus Editor

November 23, 2015

Filed under Campus

Ahead of the United Nations conference on climate change in December, Northwestern signed President Barack Obama’s American Campuses Act on Climate Pledge. The University joined more than 200 campuses to show support for climate action by ...

Drumm: U.S. must rethink its Middle Eastern policy

Jack Drumm, Columnist

October 20, 2015

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Two weeks ago, in an ancient Afghan city near the border with Tajikistan, the United States military bombed a Doctors Without Borders hospital. The profoundly tragic incident in Kunduz speaks to a larger failure of American foreign policy in the Middle Eas...

NU joins in National Day of Action on climate change

Darby Hopper and Rachel Frazin

October 4, 2015

Filed under Campus, Science & Technology, Student Groups

Environmentalist Wendy Abrams (Kellogg ‘90) started the national organization “Know Tomorrow” with the hope of bringing millennials into the conversation about climate change. Today, Know Tomorrow is a nonprofit campaign...

Sawhney and Stratton: Coping with a refugee crisis in the age of globalization

Asha Sawhney and Abigail Stratton

May 19, 2015

Filed under Columns, Opinion

The world faces a refugee crisis that can only be solved with international cooperation. News coverage has focused heavily on the 1,800 migrants who have died at sea in hopes of reaching European shores from the Middle East and North Africa. Too often, news sources cite general conflict in the region rather than breaking down ...

Letter to the Editor: Commemorating, reflecting on Al-Nakba

Students for Justice in Palestine

May 10, 2015

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

Friday, May 15th marks the 67th annual commemoration of Al-Nakba, the Catastrophe. This week we commemorate the ethnic cleansing of Palestine as well as the steadfastness and resistance of the Palestinian people. We look to the...