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Shirola: Constant changing of Trump’s senior officials is worrying

Wesley Shirola, Columnist

April 8, 2018

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

I can’t recall any recent presidential administration that saw as many changes to its cabinet and senior staff during its first year as President Donald Trump’s did. In fact, during this past month, five senior officials within...

McSA aims to “flip the script” of Muslim narratives through weeklong event series

Adrian Wan, Reporter

February 18, 2018

Filed under Campus, Student Groups, Top Stories

Through a weeklong series of events showcasing Muslim culture, Northwestern’s Muslim-cultural Student Association hopes to flip the script on the stereotypes that portray the religion as “radical,” said McSA president Sarah Khan....

Northwestern alum receives Presidential Medal of Freedom

Peter Kotecki, Campus Editor

November 17, 2016

Filed under Alumni, Campus

Northwestern alumnus Newton Minow (Speech ‘49, Law ‘50) received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the White House announced Wednesday. The prize, considered the highest civilian honor in the United States, was awarde...

Northwestern signs national White House climate pledge

Peter Kotecki, Assistant Campus Editor

November 24, 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 ...

Lamps: US democracy should be based on proportional representation

Joseph Lamps, Columnist

October 26, 2015

Filed under Columns, Opinion

In the United States, candidates can win elections without popular support. Just look at the 2000 presidential election, won by George W. Bush with 47.8 percent of the vote. For a democratic nation, this is a big problem. Because...

FAFSA updates to benefit new and prospective Northwestern students

Mariana Alfaro, Development Editor

September 23, 2015

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Current and prospective Northwestern students will have an easier time filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid after modifications made by President Barack Obama’s administration this year. The updated appl...