Stories by Jason Mast

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Joshua Malina, who starred in The West Wing and in Scandal, and Luke Zimmerman, who starred in the Secret Life of The American Teenager, appeared on screen.

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The cast of Gotham made an appearance in Block 2.

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The sit-in was the symbolic foundation for social justice activism on Northwestern's campus.

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Courtesy of UNC Memes for Dreamy Teens, an idea straight out of National Treasure: “We Steal The Bible They Swear Presidents In On:”

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Year in Media 2016: "Alt-right"

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For students who need to use medical marijuana, the Illinois medical program has done little, and decriminalization would be an imperceptible change.

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A panel discussion breaks down what it means to be Asian American.

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In three straight wins over cellar-dwelling Purdue, the struggling 'Cats did something they hadn't done since 2007.

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NU's president discussed the formation of a socially responsible investing committee with representatives from all three student divestment movements.

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The ASG election commission issued an election violation to President Christina Cilento and Executive Vice President Macs Vinson Wednesday.

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An email sent to faculty indicates that Karl Eikenberry will no longer be stepping in as executive director of the Buffett Institute.

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Who is Karl Eikenberry and why do we care?

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ASG presidential candidate Christina Cilento and executive vice presidential candidate Macs Vinson answer our questions on the eve of the election.

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ASG presidential candidate Joji Syed answers our questions on the eve of the election.

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Retired Northwestern fencing coach Laurie Schiller has come to view the fencing strip with the eyes of a general.

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At the Coalition of Colors Debate, conversations about race and identity on campus became personal for the candidates.

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NU announced it would form a responsible investment committee, but student-activists are wary of the way the announcement was made and how it might impact the possibility of divestment.

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Two shows from Lipstick Theatre this past year have showcased diversity that is often absent from mainstream productions. Is it enough, in a time when #OscarsSoWhite?

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Baseball and softball combined for a rough weekend on the East and West Coasts, respectively.

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One Blessings in a Backpack recipient scheduled to speak got a rambunctious introduction when her grade-school son came out on ...

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DM took a serious and relevant turn at the start of Block 6, as Kathy Lyons of the Moran Center ...

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A Northwestern alumna-turned Evanston principal took the stage as Block 5 came to a close to stress the importance of ...

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Presaging an injection of feel-good songs, Amy Kaufman of the Community Partners for Affordable Housing (CPAH) addressed Dance Marathon during ...

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For Dance Marathon, each dancer is entitled to a foot massage. Lining the hallway between Frontera Grill and the C-Store ...

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Over 1,000 dancers breathed a collective sigh of relief when Dance Marathon hit Block 4, and the music paused for ...

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Rich Stephens breaks into questionable dance moves / GIF by Morgan Kinney As Block 3 descended into the dregs of ...

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Northwestern beat Penn State away from home on Thursday, in a win that keeps their postseason hopes alive.

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Email from President Schapiro In an email Thursday morning, University President Morton Schaprio announced an overhaul of the University's financial ...

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Faculty debated the controversial hiring of a former U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan Karl Eikenberry, challenging his ties to the war in Afghanistan.

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The Atlantic is making money without quizzing readers on which Friends character they are. How?

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Unshackle NU member Jessica Onyi, center, speaks in support of private prison divestment. Photo by Jason Mast/ North by Northwestern ...

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The Faculty Senate formally approved the creation of an Asian American Studies major Wednesday, after 20 years of student activism.

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“My identity as an undocumented and immigrant transgender women did not give me an option but to disrupt and confront power,” said Jennicet Gutiérrez, an advocate for undocumented immigrants, especially transgender immigrants.

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Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, who passed away on Saturday, was a conservative icon. Jason Mast explains why.

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After three weeks of Unshackle NU talks on how the prison industrial complex oppresses the impoverished and people of color, the divestment movement addded a third group to the disscussion, talking about the issues facing LGBTQ people of color in prisons.

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In desperate need of a conference win, men's basketball rides the hot hands of Tre Demps and Scottie Lindsey to beat Illinois 58-56.

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A number of women from the halfway center Grace House spoke as part of Unshackle NU's prison divest campaign last night, relaying the dehumanizing effects of the prison industry.

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For the first time in several years, ASG will host an open constitutional debate, potentially changing how student groups are represented in the governing body.

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Surprisingly, Northwestern's campaign finance regulations are tighter than the federal government's.

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Contrary to American belief, the world does not stop at 5:30 p.m. on the first Sunday of February. Here’s all the news you missed while you were watching the Super Bowl.

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We've come up with a quiz covering the latest headline news. Test out your knowledge.

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The World Health Organization (W.H.O.) declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern, calling for international attention and research on the Zika virus.

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Discussing the confinement of Blacks on Chicago's South Side, Dr. Rashad Shabazz addressed confinement, racial segregation and the War on Drugs in Chicago.

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What would it take to knock the Trump Tower into the Chicago River? We asked a nuclear physicist.

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America's electoral system may be fraught with super PACs and wealthy donors buying over politicians, but at least Northwestern's isn't. ...

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At Global Cafe, students discussed the Syrian refugee crisis and how the U.S. government has (sort of) responded, and what community organizations are doing to provide resources.

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Activist Diane Nash spoke Monday night about the history of Black struggle and her endorsement for on-campus activism.

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Northwestern's women's basketball loses to Indiana in a 91-84 game.

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“We want to change the narrative nationally and on this campus about mass incarceration, from going to just prisons to actually tackling the real issue."

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Alumni now are giving back to student groups on campus and already some groups have made plans with the new funding.

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Northwestern got back on track on Thursday night, with a big win over No. 5 Ohio State.

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Just over 20 years after 17 Northwestern students started a hunger strike to demand the University implement an Asian-American Studies ...

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Northwestern has buildings named for many historical figures. Some were involved in abolition. Others have more troubling histories.

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“The term historical trauma may lead people to think that we’re only talking about the remote past,” Dr. Maria Yellow Horse Brave Heart said. “But for me everything up to the last minute is history.”

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ASG will ask the university to increase resources and transparency on the issue of sexual violence.

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Northwestern falls to Tennessee in disappointing Outback Bowl appearance.

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The Northwestern men's team is off to its best start in years

Freshmen and sophomores will now be required to live on campus. Here's how much that might cost.

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Celebrating and honoring the lives of transgender people who have been killed in the last year, a vigil and discussion at the Rock marked ongoing inequalities for the community.

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Northwestern battled Fairfield University Wednesday night to emerge in a narrow victory.

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He's been all around the world and is now here to develop players on the men's basketball team.

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A discussion held Wednesday night featured a debate between advocates for charter and public schools.

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Northwestern field hockey advances to semis with a 4-0 victory.

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Senior Joey Calistri closes in on the end of his illustrious collegiate soccer career as one of the most decorated Wildcats ever.

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Food Week drew attention to NURF's pledge to make 20 percent of Northwestern's food "real food."

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Kyle Ruchim dominated high school baseball. He left an impression on Northwestern's team. Now, he's fighting for a chance at the Major Leagues.

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Politically-minded students gathered Tuesday to watch the first Democratic presidential debate.

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Some perceive sexual assault as a female issue, but it may be even more serious for those who identify as LGBTQ+ or persons of color.

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Student-athletes may not be able to unionize, but things are changing.

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The men's soccer team notched the best win of their season, but the women's team lost to PSU.

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Famed author Meline Toumani opens up about her experience in Turkey and the Armenian Genocide

NBN rounds up the news you need to know from this week.

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The men's and women's soccer teams gain some momentum heading into the weekend.

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Formerly known as Northwestern Boxing Club, the student group is locked in a battle with university officials that threaten to shut it down.

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NU baseball may not always perform perfectly on the field, but players' prospects in the upcoming MLB draft are fairly bright.

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The 'Cats wrapped up their baseball season with some emotional goodbyes.

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With the series loss to Michigan over the weekend, Northwestern baseball was mathematically eliminated from the Big Ten Tournament.

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Without injured star Kyle Ruchim, Northwestern's offense didn't amount to much in the series against the Huskers.

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Northwestern baseball player Kyle Ruchim decided not to sign with the Cardinals last year. Now, he wants to prove he made the right call.

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In their last home series of the year, the Wildcats clinched a dramatic win against Ohio State.

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The 'Cats successfully ended a dramatic weekend with a win in their final game against the Cornhuskers.

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The Michigan State Spartans served up a rough weekend for Northwestern.

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Other than Baseball, a decent week for the 'Cats.

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The Cardiac 'Cats come back with a narrow victory over Indiana.

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The Wildcats narrowly defeated Wisconsin in overtime.

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Women's basketball secured its 20th win of the season Wednesday night.

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Northwestern will field a whopping 14 freshmen this season. Will they measure up to their legendary predecessors?

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Northwestern gained a much-needed road victory over Michigan with a game-winning, last second layup.

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Wildcats women's basketball team takes down Illini in narrow victory Saturday.

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Northwestern edged out Big Ten rival Indiana, 75-69.

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The women's basketball team had a strong finish this Sunday against Michigan State.

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The 'Cats have started the season off hot.

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Senior captain Dave Sobolewski talks about the season ahead.

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One writer recounts his first try at college journalism. Spoiler alert: It doesn't go well.

Champions of several causes flocked to the Arch today to greet President Barack Obama.

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The Michigan professor links advancement in field of sociology to the colonial era.