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For hundreds of NU students whose native language isn’t English, sometimes things get lost in translation.

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Who run the world?
NBN interviews the winners of the BuildHer hackathon.
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student life
Muslim students at Northwestern talk "taking hijab," Trump and campus life.
to stay or not to stay, that is a question
Many international students want to stay, but exactly how possible is that?
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money
The Qatar Foundation has trimmed programs in order to streamline its budget and NU-Q is picking up the slack.
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what you need to hear
Debbie-Marie Brown, whose father says she uses music as getaway, released an album on Spotify two months ago.
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It's like a legend
The sit-in was the symbolic foundation for social justice activism on Northwestern's campus.
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multiple identities
Sometimes there's no race/ethnicity option that describes somebody accurately. What then?
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an extra challenge
An invisible disadvantage slips under the radar of many NU students – one that's especially unwelcome in the context of college.
The ultimate showdown
Upon shortening of the Norris Dunkin' Donuts' evening hours, we asked students about which coffee shop they prefer for late nights and early mornings.
Shining Light
"It is a space to share concerns, ask questions, celebrate moments of success, and combine resources to work through problems."
we are family
Wondering how to spend Family Weekend 2016? This convenient flow chart can tell you what to do, with or without parents.
Justin Barbin
Make 'em laugh
Comedy-related extracurriculars on campus serve more as comedic laboratories than merely laugh factories.
Residence hall or hotel?
A startup-esque basement in Shepard and a gym in 1838 Chicago add to the luxurious South Campus living experience.
'Cats 1-3 At Home With New Policy
The new clear bag policy at Ryan Field hasn't exactly been a hit with Northwestern students.
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that's so Evanston
It's no secret that Evanston is a pretty bougie place. But is having three Whole Foods locations really necessary?