The death of James Foley at the hands of ISIS (the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria), brought a brutal end to a life dedicated to capturing and conveying the realities of a world in conflict. Foley was, as President Obama remarked in his honor, “a journalist, a son, a brother and a friend.” He was also a Wildcat,
This spring, I took the helm of the first newspaper to ever print my words for the world to see: The Northwestern Chronicle. Most people I know have asked me one of two questions. Many want to know why I would take charge of a paper they view as failing and ridiculous. The rest ask me, “What’s the Chronicle?”
Medill can now give itself a “Medill F.”
Northwestern’s journalism school, whose full name is the “Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications” misspelled the word “integrated” on some of its 2014 graduates’ diplomas.
The incorrectly-spelled diplomas read “Itegrated Marketing Communications.”
President Schapiro disparaged sociology professor Gary Fine at a faculty senate meeting last week for claiming Northwestern was not doing enough to publicize university founder John Evans’ role in the Sand Creek Massacre.
Ben Shapiro, conservative commentator and radio host, explained last week how he believes rational argument in political debate has been overtaken by attacks on the character or morality of the opposite side.
A spectre is haunting Northwestern – the spectre of Morty’s Angels.