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Month: May 2019

The Week Ahead (June 3-9)

The last Sana Sana is a Carne Asada  Monday, June 3 from 4 to 6 PM 1936 Sheridan Rd.  SANA SANA is a regular gathering aimed at providing healing and community for Latinx students on campus. For the last SANA SANA of the school year, Counseling and Psychological Services and Multicultural Student Affairs will be grilling meats and veggies alongside tortillas and salsas. Come out to MSA for

Staff Spotlight: Paula Evans

Name: Paula Evans Title: Program Assistant Department: Dean of Students Office Where are you from? Chicago How many years have you worked in Student Affairs at Northwestern? 2 years What inspires you? My faith in God inspires me. I am also inspired by taking time for creative expression such as baking, teaching, writing and crafting. How do

Festival of Breaking of the Fast

Eid Mubarak! The evening of June 3rd begins Eid al-Fitr [1] which translates to the Festival of Breaking of the Fast. It is the only day during the Holy month that Muslims are prohibited to fast. This celebration marks the official end of Ramadan. In some countries, this holiday can last for three days or even

The Week Ahead (May 28- June 2)

2019 Undergrad Research & Arts Expo  Wednesday, May 29 from 10:00 AM- 10:00 PM  Second Floor of Norris University Center  Original research and creative work by undergraduate students will be put on public display during this annual event. Prizes will be awarded for the best poster, oral presentation, and creative arts entry. The evening’s Creative Arts Festival will

Staff Spotlight: Keith Garcia

Name: Keith Garcia Title: Assistant Director Department: Fraternity & Sorority Life Where are you from? Bronx, New York How many years have you worked in Student Affairs at Northwestern? 1.5 years What Brought you to Student Affairs? I had a winding path to get to student affairs. During my undergraduate experience I studied business and was actively involved on campus

The Week Ahead (May 20-26)

Latinx Community Night  Wednesday, May 22 from 5:30 to 7 PM 1936 Sheridan Rd.  Multicultural Student Affairs (MSA) hosts a monthly community night for Latinx students and organizations. The gathering is intended to encourage attendees to build connections within the community and share information or resources.    Jubil-Asian  Friday, May 24 from 5 to 7

The Holy Month of Ramadan Continues

May 26 marks the 20th day of Ramadan and the start of the last ten days of the Holy Month. Although Muslims worldwide continue to fast, pray taraweeh (additional night time prayers), recite the Qur’an, and give to charity, all in an effort to deepen their faith and gain a closer connection to Allah, it

Staff Spotlight: Linda Luk

Name: Linda Luk Title: Administrative Assistant Department: Multicultural Student Affairs Where are you from? I was born in Hong Kong and immigrated to the U.S. at age 6. How many years have you worked in Student Affairs at Northwestern? Less than a year. What recommendation(s) do you have for someone new to Student Affairs? My recommendation for someone new

The Week Ahead (May 13-19)

“Elsewhere” Opening Reception  Thursday, May 16 from 5:00- 7:00 PM  Dittmar Gallery, Norris   Featuring the work of five Northwestern seniors in the Art Theory and Practice Department, “Elsewhere” explores how each artist uses individual practices to create their own space. The exhibit is free and open to the public; it will remain on view from

Staff Spotlight: Saed Hill

Name: Saed Hill Title: Assistant Director of Prevention & Men’s Engagement Department: Center for Awareness, Response & Education (CARE) Where are you from? Queens, NY How many years have you worked in Student Affairs at Northwestern? 1 year What brought you to Student Affairs?  College was very transformative for me. Because of my cultural upbringing, I often