The wall? No thanks
“Directing federal funding to a fantasy wall and resources to a non-emergency is a waste,” Bienen sophomore Chris Juhn said.
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The battle is over the 2020 census, which influences the redrawing of congressional districts in 2021.
it's a hot mess
This week has people wondering whether the national crisis is really at the Mexican border or in the White House. NBN politics has the rundown for this week's series of chaotic events.
Enough is still enough
In the year since the Parkland shooting, many states have taken action to limit gun violence. Still, little has been done on a national level.
What's the state of our nation?
As predicted by several Northwestern professors, the issue of border security was at the forefront of Trump’s speech.
From Jeff Bezos’ blackmail power play to organized labor on Northwestern’s campus, here are some of this week’s top stories.
Chi Town Showdown
Chicago’s 2019 mayoral election has been quite the hot topic recently, and that’s probably because this election is so different from many of the races that came before it.
Minimum wage? Maximum effort.
As temperatures dropped dangerously low last week, Northwestern students hunkered inside while campus food service workers went to work.
Cold War II?
Russia's allegedly been in violation of the treaty since 2014, and the US is worried about a Chinese missile buildup.
So many new gifs
The president focused on border security, praised the economy, and blasted the Russia investigation.
Going through changes
Northwestern has submitted an official comment on behalf of its undergraduate population in response to the proposed changes to the Title IX policy.
It was a cold week in Evanston, but at least we had a fantastic week of political news to warm our hearts.
Will the real president please stand up
With more and more countries “picking a side” every day, it is unclear who will come out on top or how difficult the conflict may be for the people of Venezuela.
“[The issue is] whether we’re going to address one of the most fundamental issues of our time,” Weinberg senior Edmund Bannister said.
Another shut down?
Not much happened this week, so check back next week. Not! From restarting our government to discussing free speech on campus, this week was another doozy.
On The Blogs
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Though Emma is all the way in South Africa, she can't escape the effects of the American election.
If your spring break was more about SPF coverage than news coverage, NBN’s got your back. Here’s what you missed ...
In an action-packed week of activity around the country and world, get up-to-date with NBN's weekly roundup.
It may not be Halloween, but here's some spooky news: No more bacon, says the World Health Organization. That and more in this week's recap.
Falling behind the times on the latest political news? Catch up on Joe Biden's 2016 presidential run and Planned Parenthood in Texas with this week's recap.
Too busy lamenting the horrific world of Chicago sports to keep up with the news? We've got you covered.
Find out what you missed this week around the nation.
Scott Walker, John Boehner – more and more politicians are taking a back seat this week in politics.