Stories by Amal Ahmed
"Being far away from the U.S., we've had to negotiate our country's new reality without the support system or resources we would've had back on campus."
On the left, Karl Eikenberry, who was almost the executive director of the Buffett Institute, enjoys a snow cone at ...
Senate confirmed six VPs during Wednesday night's meeting.
NBN's new podcast explores the inhumane conditions that workers face in farming the 84,000 pounds of bananas NU students eat every year.
NBN sat down with Kaitlin Jennrich and Chris Harlow, the co-chairs of DM’s production committee, to talk about their job ...
From Block 6, our scientific* poll of whether DM dancers would rather have sex or take a shower is revealing ...
Students from Fossil Free NU feel left out in the cold by Northwestern's actions, refusing to engage even as they say they desire responsible investment practices.
New evidence connects NU investments with corporations with alleged human rights violations.
Freshmen and sophomores will now be required to live on campus. Here's how much that might cost.
Medill honored Kathy Gannon in a ceremony Friday.
Students gathered across the University in an action to support Mizzou and marginalized students across the country.
Because jackets should come with pillows, right?
In protest of the lack of action taken on the NU Divest ASG resolution, members placed flyers over the Norris Lobby Student Life Awards posters Friday.
NBN talks to the executive director of Women in Leadership, which is co-hosting this year's Women’s Empowerment Week with Northwestern’s Panhellenic Association.
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On Wednesday night, ASG passed a resolution allowing for medical cannabis users to have non-smokable marijuana on campus, in line with the new Illinois medical marijuana program.
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Today's $100 million gift to the School of Law is only the latest in NU's fundraising push. Join us as we trace the recent history of NU donations.
ASG discussed a new drug policy at its weekly meeting.
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Northwestern wins. Sometimes.
Northwestern students joined the cause of climate justice in downtown Chicago last Wednesday, as part of a national day of action on climate change.
The Faculty Task Force on Undergraduate Academic Experience and ASG hosted a public forum on Thursday night.
NU's innovation incubator gives students the venue to create start-ups foster entrepreneurship.
Students for Justice in Palestine's Israeli Apartheid Week explored important issues in the Israeli/Palestinian conflict.
Fossil Free NU held a teach-in Monday night to educate students about university divestment from coal companies.
Mohamedou Ould Slahi’s book, Guantánamo Diary, details the daily abuse he continues to face in the prison.
There are some 30 million girls around the world who should be going to primary school but who are not ...
There's a lot of angles from which to consider Hillary Clinton: her policies, her persona, her impact. How do young women with an interest in politics feel?
Medical marijuana, liquor licenses and some non-substance related issues at this week's city council meeting.
Ahead of Thursday's ASG election, the Presidential and Vice Presidential candidates discuss their platforms.
ASG candidates debated issues on race, inclusivity and socio-economic status at an event Monday leading up to Thursday's election.
ASG elected new students to officer positions and introduced new resolutions at the first Senate meeting of Spring Quarter.
Photo by author "I don't know if we're going to win this fight," Bill McKibben said on the Cahn Auditorium ...
Food Chains is the story of tomato farmers fighting for labor rights in Florida.
After a six-hour meeting in the Louis Room of Norris, the resolution passed.
NU Divest and Northwestern Coalition for Peace publicly discussed the divest movement for the first time.
NU Divest's fifth event was designed to educate the crowd on boycott, divestment and sanctions.
Palestinian comedian Amer Zahr was invited by NU Divest to perform for students on Monday night.
The talk detailed a Jewish argument for divestment from Israel.
The author of The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness spoke Monday night.
The teach-in focused on the narratives of Palestinians.
Braun emphasized the importance of individual actions in changing the status quo.
The future is here – Northwestern is doing groundbreaking research on a solar-powered car.
Carlos Rosa talked with NU students about advocacy for working families in Chicago at a teach-in on Thursday.
Northwestern University has called off the plan to mediate a lawsuit filed by Peter Ludlow against the University and two defendants for defamation.
Evanston embracing green power was just one of last week's many important developments.
SJP is calling on the school to investigate an apparent act of vandalism.
Fire, cookie dough and a pizza feud were just a few of last week's stories.
Same-day voting, counterfeit money and a new sports pavilion were the big stories of the week.
Sybrina Fulton, the mother of Trayvon Martin, spoke at Northwestern Tuesday night.
Sophomores Aslı Salihoğlu and Gus Berrizbeitia carry a mattress together. Alex Furuya / North by Northwestern As part of a ...
NU Political Union discusses environmentalism and the role of fossil fuels in our economy.
Students and experts talked around a table together on the current developments in the Middle East. Amal Ahmed / North ...
By the time spring arrives, campus is a mess of discarded tape and disgusting flyers. These students are trying to change that.