Rick Santorum discusses four points of national security

Rick Santorum discusses four points of national security

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. […]

Georgetown professor: legacy of WWII comfort women continues

Georgetown professor: legacy of WWII comfort women continues

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 […]

Wildcats for Israel hosts discussion on African-American and Israeli relations

Wildcats for Israel hosts discussion on African-American and Israeli relations

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 […]

Tannenbaum Chabad House menorah vandalized for third and final time

Tannenbaum Chabad House menorah vandalized for third and final time

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 […]

Minimum-wage workers call for student votes on higher wage

Minimum-wage workers call for student votes on higher wage

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 […]

Carry That Weight: NU students support Emma Sulkowicz

Carry That Weight: NU students support Emma Sulkowicz

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. […]

Nicholas Kristof urges students to leave their comfort zones

Nicholas Kristof urges students to leave their comfort zones

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 […]