by Catherine Zhang History fanatics across campus rejoiced at the announcement of a $5.6 million donation made by Nicholas and Eleanor Chabraja to Northwestern University in late January, a large portion of which will go to the Center for Historical Studies.
by Catherine Zhang It’s not every day Northwestern receives the largest single donation of its 164-year-long history.
By Anthony Settipani and Nicole Bauke Former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum addressed a packed Fisk Hall auditorium Wednesday evening, discussing how to improve U.S. foreign policy and national security. “It’s always a treat for me, to interact with our country’s best and brightest,” he said before his talk in an exclusive interview with The Chronicle. […]
By Stephanie Yang “Every country has ugly historical chapters. My aim tonight is simple — not to forget the experiences of women who have fallen victims to forced prostitution and sexual violence in times of war and peace.” Professor Bonnie Oh of the Korean Studies department at Georgetown University’s Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign […]
By Adam Shimer Wildcats for Israel brought in two speakers Thursday to talk about their connections with Israel and the Jewish community. Dumisani Washington, the Diversity Outreach Coordinator of the Institute for Black solidarity with Israel, began by emphasizing the pro-Israel legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. He explained that Black-Jewish relations were very strong […]
By Adam Shimer Vandals targeted the menorah outside of the Tannenbaum Chabad House on October 25th at 12:57am. This is the third time in 6 months that the menorah has been attacked, with Rabbi Dov Hillel Klein, the executive director of Chabad House, stating that this time the structure is beyond repair. Video surveillance shows two […]
By Stephanie Yang With election approaching in less than seven days, two minimum-wage workers and an economics professor discussed Wednesday their perspectives on low-wage living and the effects of higher wage on daily lives. “Fighting to Survive: Perspectives on Low Wages,” co-sponsored by the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless, Fight for 15, Northwestern University Community […]
By Nicole Bauke Groups of college students across the nation joined together Wednesday to carry mattresses and pillows around campus to advocate for sexual assault victims and protest their discontent with our judicial system’s responses. It started at Columbia University, where Emma Sulkowicz, senior visual arts major, was raped the first day of her sophomore year. […]
By Amy Parker “You may have heard plenty of people say ‘Don’t try this at home’ but in this instance I really do want to say ‘Do it!’” Thursday, October 17, Professor Richard “Richie” Davidson gave this advice on meditation at his lecture, Happiness as a Skill: The Brain’s Ability to Change Itself through Mental […]
By Nicole Bauke Nicholas Kristof, famed op-ed columnist for the New York Times and two-time Pulitzer Prize winner, visited Northwestern University last Monday to encourage students to educate themselves and others about human and social injustices around the world. “A critical part of education is to get out of the classroom in different ways and […]