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Community organizer discusses alternative justice for sexual assault survivors

Alexis White, Reporter

November 14, 2017

Filed under Campus, Events, Speakers

Community organizer and educator Mariame Kaba spoke about societal systems that enable rape culture and alternative ways for sexual assault survivors to get justice at a Monday event co-sponsored by the Center for Awareness, Response...

Letter from the Opinion Editors: Do not stop speaking up

Mariana Alfaro and Troy Closson

November 9, 2017

Filed under Letters from Editor, Opinion

Sometimes the systems in place to combat abuse are not successful in stopping dangerous behaviors. That’s when we — as allies, as witnesses, as bystanders — have to step up. The last month has seen countless sexual harassment...

Letter to the Editor: Remembering Jason Arkin on 2-year anniversary with continued calls for awareness, change

May 25, 2017

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

As we remember our son Jason Arkin on the two-year anniversary of his death by suicide, we wanted to reiterate our letter to the University originally written in September of 2015 with suggestions we made at that time with pertinent u...

Editorial: The Daily Northwestern calls for critical election engagement, endorses Mulukutla, Gambrah

The Daily Northwestern Editorial Board

April 6, 2017

Filed under Editorial, Latest Stories, Opinion

One ticket stands for the presidency and executive vice presidency of Associated Student Government, and it appears voting in this election amounts to little more than bureaucratic tedium. But this election requires more active...

Hammersmith: My experience navigating private mental health care after the Women’s Center lost its counseling

Ariana Hammersmith, Op-Ed Contributor

January 31, 2017

Filed under Opinion

I used to receive counseling at the Women’s Center. Since the removal of its counseling services, my access to mental health care has changed significantly. Going from university to private mental health services, I’ve str...

Native photographer Matika Wilbur talks art, perceptions of Native American culture

Yvonne Kim, Assistant Campus Editor

January 27, 2017

Filed under Campus, Diversity and Inclusion, Events, Speakers, Student Groups

Matika Wilbur’s goal to “change the way we see Native America” first began when she sold everything in her Seattle apartment and set off in an RV to travel the country, she said in a talk Thursday. Wilbur — who is...