On 6th April 2015, Northwestern launched its very own crowdfunding platform: Catalyzer. It aims to connect Northwestern students, faculty, and alumni with campus projects that require funding. NU Threads and NU Rowing are among the projects that are currently being funded. For budding entrepreneurs at Northwestern crowdfunding is emerging as a useful resource for generating […]
By Stephanie Yang “If there is paradise on Earth, it is this. It is this. It is this.” Upon entrance to the exhibition Collecting Paradise: Buddhist Art of Kashmir and Its Legacies at Northwestern University’s Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, visitors are greeted […]
By Nicole Bauke Students were shocked and saddened when Rabbi Aaron Potek announced his plans to leave Northwestern at the end of the school year, for a position with the organization Gather the Jews. Rabbi Aaron, Hillel’s educational and spiritual leader, joined the Fiedler Hillel at […]
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 Isabella Raynal As it becomes available on more and more campuses, Friendsy prides itself on being a more targeted version of Tinder aimed at college students.
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 Joseph Salvo Deep in a Minnesota mineshaft, MIT researcher Enectali Figueroa-Feliciano searches for the universe’s ghostly building blocks. Figueroa, known to his colleagues as “Tali Figueroa,” is a leading expert in the Cryogenic Dark Matter Search experiment (CDMS), a project that analyzes collisions between atomic nuclei and unimaginably small particles called WIMPs (Weakly Interacting […]
By Charles Rollet Northwestern’s advocacy center for sexual assault victims (the Center for Awareness, Response, and Education, or CARE,) decided to stop working with the Medill junior in the Title IX lawsuit that has rocked Northwestern after realizing she would be suing the school.
By Megan Spengler “You come up with your ideas, and to a greater extent, their quality is driven by your curiosity, by your insane desire to know, and to know as much as possible.”