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Month: November 2017

Celebrating the Holidays with Lessons and Carols

To help the campus celebrate the upcoming holiday season, Alice Millar Chapel will be holding “A Festival of Lessons and Carols” on Sunday, December 3. This service will feature a mixture of biblical readings and traditional sacred music performed by student musical groups. 

Mini Courses at Norris: Learn, Enjoy, Repeat!

Life can be such a monotonous ride if you allow practicality to dominate your schedule. What if you were given the chance to try something new? What if you were able to explore a topic you’ve always wanted to learn? What if you took an hour off to just have fun? Would you do it?

Treat Yourself to a Study Break at Norris

Even amidst the stress of finals, it’s important for students to practice self-care by taking breaks from studying. Starting on Friday, December 1, Norris will be hosting a variety of fun events where students can eat, relax, and hang out with friends.

Sustained Dialogue: A Safe Place for Challenging Conversations

This year, Social Justice Education (SJE) is once again accepting sign-ups for its Sustained Dialogue program. Formed in 2013 in response to racist incidents in the Northwestern community, Sustained Dialogue pairs groups of ten to twelve students with experienced peer leaders for weekly 90-minute sessions that encourage dialogue across lines of difference with the ultimate goal of dismantling oppression and racism on campus.

Breathe: A Stress Management Resource for You

Feeling overwhelmed, stressed, or sleepless? Breathe is the answer to your problems. A mobile stress management resource, created purposely for the Northwestern community, Breathe provides a variety of brief guided meditations and breathing practices to help you cope with stress, test anxiety, and lack of sleep. Try it today, and watch your stress fade away!

Remembering through Native American Heritage Month

This November, people across the country are honoring National Native American Heritage Month. While this month provides a special opportunity to celebrate indigenous culture and the contributions Native Americans have made to our country, it is important to also use this time to address the serious issues facing the Native American community.

Night at the Museum: Northwestern Edition

Attending a university in such close proximity to Chicago comes with many perks. Through Northwestern University’s partnerships with the Art Institute of Chicago and the Museum of Contemporary Art of Chicago, there are opportunities to see a wide variety of artwork for free.

As Independent Office, CARE Continues to Serve Students

Since its formation in 2010 as a part of Health Promotion and Wellness (HPaW), Northwestern’s Center for Awareness, Response, and Education (CARE) has provided a safe, confidential space for students impacted by sexual or relationship violence to get the support they need. This fall, CARE has transitioned into its own independent office in an effort to continue providing students with high levels of service.

Fall Quarter Ice Rink? Fall Quarter Ice Rink.

Throughout human history, technology has pushed us to new heights, enabling us to accomplish feats previously never thought possible. This November on the Norris South Lawn, Northwestern students will get to experience a technological advance unlike anything they’ve ever seen before.

Loved Ones Return to Evanston for Family Weekend

After a few months of getting close to your campus family, there’s nothing like spending some quality time with your real-life family! From Friday, November 10 to Sunday, November 12, Wildcat parents, family members, and loved ones are invited to campus for Northwestern’s annual Family Weekend!