New Life: an Exclusive with Sybrina Fulton, the mother of Trayvon Martin

New Life: an Exclusive with Sybrina Fulton, the mother of Trayvon Martin

By Matthew Wright and Simedar Jackson He wore a crisp, ivory suit with a cerulean blue tie and a fresh hair cut. All that was left was to ceremoniously pin the matching boutonniere to the lapel of that starched suit before he was ready for the prom. The only problem was that this boy was not a prom-goer. He was […]

FMO Presents State of the Black Union with Sybrina Fulton (mother of Trayvon Martin)

FMO Presents State of the Black Union with Sybrina Fulton (mother of Trayvon Martin)

By Matthew Wright The audience greeted Trayvon Martin’s mother, Sybrina Fulton, with a standing ovation as she took the stage to give the State of the Black Union address on Tuesday, November 4th. For Members Only (FMO), Northwestern University’s premier Black Student Alliance, hosted their 6th annual State of the Black Union event last night which featured Sybrina Fulton as the keynote […]

Raven Symone On Labeling

Raven Symone On Labeling

By Courtney Morrison & Stephanie Medina Following Raven-Symone’s appearance on Oprah: Where Are They Now? just two weeks ago, fans and critics blew up on social media in response to Symone’s refusal of the labels “African American” and “gay.” In her interview with Oprah Winfrey, Raven explained, “I’m tired of being labeled. I’m an American. I’m not an African American; […]

Letter to the Editor: Response to Kappa and ZBT’s ‘Jail N’ Bail’ event

Letter to the Editor: Response to Kappa and ZBT’s ‘Jail N’ Bail’ event

By Student Collective As reported in The Daily earlier this week, members of Kappa Kappa Gamma acquired orange jumpsuits to wear during their philanthropic fundraiser, “Jail N’ Bail,” co-hosted with Zeta Beta Tau. Kappa members personalized the jumpsuits and mimicked gang-affiliated inmates in their photo promoting the event. However, in the starkly different reality of the prison system in the […]

OJ Tropicana-Stream Of Consciousness

OJ Tropicana-Stream Of Consciousness

This just in! Ra Sol student artist Omar Jimenez, better known by his rap name “OJ Tropicana” released his third project yesterday. This project, titled Stream of Consciousness, explores OJ’s journey through college in a stream of consciousness format. Tropicana said he is especially proud of the song, Let It Flow. “An earlier version of it appeared in my first mixtape 3 years […]

Past Articles from Pulse

Microaggressions movement highlights community conversation on discrimination 0
on May 16, 2014 at 4:22 pm / in Campus

Microaggressions movement highlights community conversation on discrimination

By Jesse Sparks, Design Editor Portraits of students holding white boards immediately catch the eye. On each of the boards sits a demeaning, derogatory or discriminatory statement or question. The stark contrast between ink and board provides no opportunity for the offense to be defended or overlooked. Captured like this, the statements can be acknowledged for what they are: microaggressions. […]

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Kendrick Lamar- i & Big Sean- IDFWU 0
on November 7, 2014 at 3:06 pm / in Entertainment & Music, Music

Kendrick Lamar- i & Big Sean- IDFWU

Just in! Kendrick Lamar and Big Sean just released new music videos. Check them out below!

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on October 28, 2014 at 7:25 pm / in Entertainment & Music, Music

Nicki Minaj ~ Only (ft. Drake, L’il Wayne, & Chris Brown)

Nicki Minaj just dropped her new single “Only,” featuring Drake, L’il Wayne, and Chris Brown. Check it out below!   hotnewhiphop.com

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The Oil Cleansing Method 0
on October 6, 2014 at 8:20 pm / in Fashion & Beauty

The Oil Cleansing Method

This summer I started looking into natural beauty products after years of using Neutrogena and Burt’s Bees. I began questioning the ingredients and chemicals that I put on my skin and decided it was time to pursue something natural. After scouring the internet for inexpensive and effective alternatives, I eventually found a cleansing method that is 100 percent natural and […]

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Childish Gambino-STN MTN 0
on October 6, 2014 at 2:30 pm / in Entertainment & Music, Music

Childish Gambino-STN MTN

Rapper Childish Gambino recently released a new mixtapte called, STN MTN. Check it out below on Hot New HipHop! Childish Gambino – STN MTN  

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Helicopters: Awe or Panic & a Call to Action 0
on October 3, 2014 at 12:28 pm / in Campus, Opinion

Helicopters: Awe or Panic & a Call to Action

By Stephanie Medina Helicopters disrupted Northwestern’s campus Monday afternoon and as people stood up from lounging on Norris Lawn, phones pointed towards the sky recording the sudden manifestation of military aircrafts, I sat in the shade considering the sounds those blades make as they propel. Sounds that seem to inspire awe and wonder on campus provoke panic and insecurity on […]

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Obama Speaks on Economy at NU 0
on October 3, 2014 at 9:56 am / in Campus, Events

Obama Speaks on Economy at NU

By Matthew Wright “Go Cats!” was the first of many memorable things that President Barack Obama said during his speech on the economy at Northwestern University on Thursday, October 2nd. A congregation of over a 1,000 crowded into Cahn Auditorium including local officials, Congressman, and NU students and faculty in what was NU’s first visit by an active president in over […]

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President Obama to Give Speech at Northwestern University 0
on September 30, 2014 at 12:42 pm / in Campus, Events

President Obama to Give Speech at Northwestern University

By Matthew Wright President Barack Obama will visit Northwestern University on Thursday, October 2nd, to deliver a speech on the economy, the White House and the University announced today. Northwestern University President, Morton Schapiro, sent an email to students giving more in depth details surrounding Obama’s appearance: I am extremely pleased to announce that President Barack Obama will come to […]

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OK Go To Perform Opening Act For Dillo Day 1
on May 27, 2014 at 9:00 pm / in Campus, Entertainment & Music

OK Go To Perform Opening Act For Dillo Day

By Emily Wickwire   Mayfest announced Tuesday night that OK Go, an indie rock band originally from Chicago, will perform as the Main Stage opening act at Dillo Day 2014. Since releasing their debut album in 2002, the band has steadily rose to prominence in the alternative music scene, touring with artists like Death Cab for Cutie and Panic! At […]

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Ra Sol Press Release 0
on May 22, 2014 at 12:46 pm / in Campus, Entertainment & Music

Ra Sol Press Release

Ra Sol Greater Minds is a new student organization dedicated to increasing the profiles and visibility of Northwestern’s many talented artists. The arts scene on campus is an area that sometimes goes unnoticed by much of the student body, and RSGM’s mission is to help give these artists a platform and an outlet to promote their work. Because of RSGM’s […]

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Ryan Hemsworth To Perform At Dillo Day 0
on May 19, 2014 at 9:00 pm / in Campus, Entertainment & Music

Ryan Hemsworth To Perform At Dillo Day

By Emily Wickwire   Mayfest announced Monday that Canadian DJ Ryan Hemsworth will perform as the electronic act at this year’s Dillo Day. Hemsworth, who has remixed music by artists like Frank Ocean, Grimes and Lana Del Rey, has also performed at music festivals like last year’s Pitchfork and will be at next weekend’s Sasquatch festival in Washington state. Hemsworth […]

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