The Daily Northwestern

Letter to the Editor: President Schapiro erred in defending campus oversensitivity in convocation speech

September 25, 2016

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

I was dismayed to read about Northwestern president Morton Schapiro's remarks to the incoming freshman class in Wednesday's edition of the Daily. His full-throated defense of "safe spaces," and "trigger warnings" — coupled with his ad...

Black House future discussed at final listening session

Mariana Alfaro, Development and Recruitment Editor

November 21, 2015

Filed under Campus

Days after the University promised not to move administrative offices into the Black House, community members convened Friday evening to discuss the building's future during the final Black House listening session. Patricia Te...

Northwestern students speak out to administrators during forum on racial tensions

Mariana Alfaro, Development and Recruitment Editor

November 14, 2015

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern Vice President for Student Affairs Patricia Telles-Irvin and Associate Provost for Diversity and Inclusion Jabbar Bennett listened to students of color share their encounters with racism at NU during a dialogue hosted ...

Lakshmi: Campus activism more effective than perceived

Sanjana Lakshmi, Columnist

November 12, 2015

Filed under Columns, Opinion

I am watching from abroad as higher education institutions in the United States are featured in the news more and more prominently due to protests and racial tensions. At Yale University, a faculty member sent an email questionin...

Northwestern hires new director of fraternity and sorority life

Emily Chin, Reporter

October 26, 2014

Filed under Campus, Greek, Latest Stories

Cynthia Rose, Northwestern's new director of fraternity and sorority life, said she thinks being a part of Greek life can be the most influential piece of a person’s life. “It can reclassify your values, it can introd...