As you eagerly await the results of the election, people all over the world will be doing the same.


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deep roots
Venezuela is not just a place mentioned in the news – it’s a home to many, including a number of students.
Ben Bomier
Campaign Season
O’Malley spoke at length about the challenges of mounting a presidential campaign in 2016.
Gabrielle Bienasz
“Our little corner here is really the only pocket within walking distance to Northwestern with small businesses that are thriving."
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Standing in the way of control
In the wake of the Oct. 1 Las Vegas mass shooting, more people from both sides of the aisle are coming out in support of stricter gun laws.
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Make a state-ment
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, the former CEO of Exxon Mobil Corp., has been irrelevant to the point of ineffectiveness.
Read 'em and wince
This has been a big week for those involved in the reproductive rights debate.
fall speaker
Former Maryland Governor and 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Martin O’Malley will speak at Northwestern.
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Anthem activism
The team decided to link arms after talks between the coaching staff and players regarding unity and a proper way for the players to peacefully protest.
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¿Qué pasa?
The passion for this referendum has roots in the cultural trauma from Franco’s repressive regime.
a glassy outlook
“You can’t simulate texture; you can’t simulate charm...We really want Northlight to come to downtown, but just not here.”
Photo by Claire Bugos/North by Northwestern
I've got the Power
Throughout her political career, Power has gained notoriety for her dedication to women, refugees, human rights and international cooperation.
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immigration reform
A growing sense of uncertainty has made this a difficult month for Dreamers. What happens next?
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Mr. America?
Remember when Donald Trump owned the Miss Universe Organization? NBN turns the tables.
Photo courtesy of the U.S. State Department
A UN-ique perspective
"Ambassador Power's work in genocide prevention and human rights has inspired so many of us to pursue socially-conscious paths."
Photo by Gage Skidmore on Flickr
Trump underscored the importance of national sovereignty to achieving international cooperation.

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Find out what you missed this week around the nation.
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Scott Walker, John Boehner – more and more politicians are taking a back seat this week in politics.