Shepard Hosts Documentary Screening Exploring Race and Justice

Shepard Hosts Documentary Screening Exploring Race and Justice

On Tuesday, February 5, Professor Ava Greenwell (Medill faculty, Communications Residential College fellow) previewed her documentary “Mission Possible: Chicago’s Free South Africa Movement” in partnership with the Office of Residential Academic Initiatives. This was the first in a series of residential programs organized around the themes of race and justice to mark Black History Month.

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Winter Tips and Tricks

Winter Tips and Tricks

With below-zero temperatures and piles of snow, it’s been a rough winter. If the sludge has gotten you down, you’re certainly not alone. Still, just because it’s cold outside doesn’t mean you have to adopt an icy demeanor.  Continue reading for advice on how to survive the winter –and maybe even enjoy it! 

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Celebrating Martin Luther King Day

Celebrating Martin Luther King Day

It’s the news everyone’s been talking about: on Monday, January 21, all classes will be canceled in honor of Martin Luther King Day. An opportunity to relax and stay at home is certainly enticing to the many Northwestern students accustomed to a busy schedule. But the day off also gives students a great opportunity to pair service with education, learning more about current civil rights issues while also volunteering in the community.

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Struggling to Navigate Northwestern Academics? You're Not Alone

Struggling to Navigate Northwestern Academics? You're Not Alone

For many first-year students, the transition from high school to Northwestern academics can be disorienting, even overwhelming. With all first- and second-year students now living on campus, Residential Services and Academic Support and Learning Advancement (ASLA) are partnering to connect students with resources, people, and insights to help them navigate Northwestern academics.

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