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Month: April 2019

Staff Spotlight: Irene Armas

  Name: Irene Armas Title: Program Assistant III Department: Human Resources/Commencement/Division Resources Where are you from? Chicago, IL–Pilsen Neighborhood How many years have you worked in Student Affairs at Northwestern? 7 years What’s your favorite part about working in Student Affairs? Working for the SA Human Resources department, I am able to utilize my Spanish-speaking skills to assist in communicating information

The Week Ahead April 29-May 5

 ASG-Mandated CARE Training for Student Leaders  Tuesday, April 30 from 5:00- 6:00 PM  Seabury Hall 250  In this hour–long training, student leaders will learn how to dismantle rape culture on-campus, develop strategies to support survivors, and facilitate conversations on these issues. In order to receive funding from Associated Student Government (ASG), all student groups must have

Meet Hammered Hamlin!

Hi, everyone!!! My name is Hammered Hamlin, and I’m super excited to meet you all! I love reading books, taking long walks on the Lakefill, and telling my friends about my life. One of my absolute favorite things to talk about is — can you keep a secret? —  my crush, Smart Dillo. Something about them is special, you know? They’re so caring and sweet, and whenever I see them around campus, they’re always helping people out. It doesn’t hurt that they’re really cute too.

Introduction to the holy month of Ramadan

Co-authored by Lehua McAllister and Hasan Khan The holy month of Ramadan commemorates the first revelation of the Qur’an to the Prophet Muhammad. It is observed by Muslims worldwide as a month of fasting and spiritual renewal. From dawn to sunset, all Muslim men, women, and post pubescent/ young adults refrain from eating, drinking, and

Staff Spotlight: Alejandro Dominguez

Name: Alejandro Dominguez Title: Desk Services Manager Department: Residential Services Where are you from? St. Louis, Missouri Who or what has had the greatest influence on your career? Honestly, my own college experience has been the greatest influence on my career. I attended a predominantly white institution, and there were not many people who looked like

Meet Dehydrated Davis!

Hey whassup, my name is Dehydrated Davis! I like Northwestern a lot: for the academics, the sports, and the friends — but especially for the lit parties. If you don’t know me, you probably haven’t been to many parties, because I’m at all of them and I liven things up at every single one. Show me the heaviest drinker you know, and I’ll show you someone who can outlast them by at least five shots: me (duh).

The Week Ahead (April 22-28)

Earth Day Fair  Tuesday, April 23 from 11:30AM- 2:30 PM  Norris Wildcat Room  Northwestern’s first ever Earth Day Fair will allow students, faculty, and community members to learn how sustainability and social justice are being promoted by the university, student groups, and vendor partners. Snacks and giveaways will be offered to all attendees, along with

What is FGLI?

In hopes of greater solidarity, Student Enrichment Services is always looking for new ways to enhance the first-generation and/or lower-income experience.  Student Enrichment Services (SES) is a relatively small team nested in Foster-Walker Complex, but it’s a busy one. The office first opened in 2015 under Campus Inclusion and Community, with the primary aim of helping first-generation, lower-income,

Norris Center Represents Northwestern at ACUI Annual Conference

Northwestern sent a delegation of 9 representatives from Student Affairs to the annual conference for the Association of College Unions International (ACUI), which “Advances Campus Community,” located in Indianapolis, Indiana.  Among the attendees were Jeremy Schenk, Coretta King, Brittany Williams, Christopher Burpee, Phillip Booker, Meredith Young, Christopher Cvikota, William OIdham (Norris), and Kelly Schaefer (Student

The Week Ahead (April 15-21)

Celebrate Community Engagement  Tuesday, April 16 from 6:00- 7:00 PM  Louis Room, Norris 2nd Floor  Featuring live music, free food, and engaging speakers, this annual event celebrates the work of Northwestern students whose work with community partnerships pushes for social change. All students involved in local community partnerships are invited to come and meet other students