Love can bloom anywhere on campus, from a wrestling match to band camp! Here’s how Northwestern helped bring these couples together.
One of the first “backpack journalists,” Kevin Sites ’89 MS covered conflicts and disasters across the globe, including a yearlong endeavor to cover every conflict region in the world. Those experiences informed his debut novel, The Ocean Above Me, about an emotionally traumatized war correspondent who finds himself fighting for his own life — and confronting his past mistakes — during a harrowing shipwreck.
THE ADVOCATEBorn and raised in Los Angeles, Ramzy Issa came to Northwestern as a Posse Scholar. Issa’s family is from Palestine, and during his time on campus he served as a co-president of the Middle East and North African Student Association.
Few events bring together the Northwestern community across the ages like the inauguration of a new president. Through the decades and across generations, inaugurations have offered the opportunity to come together, not only to reflect on the progress of the University, but also to chart a course for its future.
Whether they were college sweethearts or connected after graduation, these Wildcat couples are very much in love today — and many are celebrating reunions this year!
In 1982, Northwestern students crowded into Norris University Center for a black-tie gala and retrospective exhibit celebrating the 50th anniversary of Rubber Teeth, a student-run humor magazine. Attendees strolled through a gallery of glass cases containing relics of Rubber Teeth’s past, admired how the magazine’s vintage covers had evolved over the decades and read the publication’s comedic takes on the events of the past half-century.
Fifty years ago, Congress passed Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, which prohibits sex discrimination in any education program or activity that receives federal funding. Though not the primary or only result of the legislation, participation in women’s athletics increased dramatically thanks to Title IX.
Members of the Class of 2022 from across the University reflect on their Northwestern experience.
WHO WROTE THE BOOK OF LOVE In 2007, young couple Ryan and Lisa bravely took the famed — and popular — undergraduate class “Marriage 101” together and documented the experience for Northwestern Magazine. After graduation they tied the knot in Chicago on Sept.
My name is Charla Wilson and I am the Archivist for the Black Experience at Northwestern University. And I had the privilege of being part of the Black House "curating the space committee" this past year.