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Northwestern U. Labels Former Lecturer’s Column on Jill Biden ‘Misogynistic’

Northwestern University released a statement this week in response to a Wall Street Journal column by Joseph Epstein, who lectured at the university in the early 2000s. Epstein argued in a column published on Friday that Jill Biden should cease use of the title “doctor.” Biden earned a doctorate in education from the University of Delaware in 2007.

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Report: Northwestern U. Students Damage Property During Clash with Police

150 students from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, engaged in a violent clash with police officers over the weekend during a protest event designed to highlight their efforts to abolish the university’s police department. The protesters reportedly hurled bricks and fireworks at members of the Evanston police department.

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Professors Celebrate Trump’s Coronavirus Diagnosis

Professors at America’s colleges and universities took to social media over the weekend to celebrate President Donald Trump’s coronavirus diagnosis. A few even suggested that they laughed after learning of the President’s misfortune.

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Report: Northwestern U. Accepted $340 Million from Qatar

A new report reveals that the prestigious Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, has accepted $340 million in donations from the nation of Qatar since 2012. Despite the documented relationship between the university and Qatar, Northwestern is not among the many institutions facing an investigation by Congress over financial entanglement with foreign nations.

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Northwestern U. Rejects $8.5 Million in Federal Aid

Northwestern University announced this week that it will reject $8.5 million in federal coronavirus aid that it is eligible for under the CARES Act. In April, President Donald Trump joined the public in criticizing wealthy institutions like Harvard University, which boasts an endowment of $40 billion, for accepting federal coronavirus aid.

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Northwestern U. Professors: Officials Can’t Cancel Finals

Professors at Northwestern University claim that university officials do not have the authority to cancel final exams. Officials announced last week that final exams would be optional for undergraduate students that are “stressed” over the Wuhan coronavirus pandemic.

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Northwestern U. Fines Protesters Who Disrupted Jeff Sessions Speech

Northwestern University has fined several students $125 for their participation in a protest effort against Jeff Sessions back in November. The students were cited with disorderly conduct after they disrupted the event by shouting. The university claimed that some protesters pushed and kicked police officers as they were removed from the event.

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