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


get out of my swamp
Trump promised to end corruption in Washington during his first 100 days, but how is he doing?
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law of the land
Trump is 100 days into his presidency, but how's he doing on healthcare, which he promised to fix on day one?
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What comes next?
Turkey's democracy might be in trouble after the country's recent referendum.
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scientists' day off
“United in defiance, we stand for science.”
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the mother of all protests
Even in the U.S., Venezuelan members of the NU community are affected by political protests.
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A study by a Northwestern Pritzker School of Law professor and student shows sexism in the Supreme Court.
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finding your voice
Anyone who's heard Barack Obama, John Kerry or Harry Reid deliver speeches over the years has likely encountered Krupin’s work.
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The background
A background of the events in Syria.
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On Thursday night, Northwestern’s Global Engagement Summit brought futurist, civil rights activist and educator DeRay Mckesson to the stage as their keynote speaker.
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keep writing
Barack Obama gave more than 3,500 speeches during his eight years in office. NU alum Cody Keenan was behind the scenes.
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looking back
Cilento and Vinson believe that they have made progress in representing marginalized voices, but acknowledge that there is still more work to be done.
asg candidates
ASG presidential candidate Nehaarika Mulukutla and vice presidential candidate Rosalie Gambrah talked to NBN about their goals and aspirations.
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wildcat in the west wing
The Contemporary Thought Speaker Series will bring Cody Keenan, Obama’s chief speechwriter and Weinberg alum, to campus.
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Bruh, you're mayor of Evanston
Steve Hagerty wins Evanston mayoral election with around 50.5 percent of the vote.
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you're fired
All of the drama surrounding the characters close to the president feels like a bad reality show you can’t stop watching.

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