Author: Courtney Zhu

Courtney is a sophomore studying Journalism and Global Health. She seeks to understand healthcare injustices through storytelling and firsthand travel experiences. Passionate about the intersection of medicine and media, she hopes to become a practicing physician and one day explore the realm of medical documentary-making.

Northwestern Law Students Present Recent International Fieldwork

The Northwestern Pritzker School of Law’s clinical program, the Bluhm Legal Clinic, provides students with a direct, real-world experience representing clients and serving as advocates. On Thursday, April 14, the Center of International Human Rights–one of the clinic’s 14 centers–held its annual presentation for global fieldwork research. Two of the four works presented were part

Flint Water Crisis: A Story of Environmental Racism

In April of 2014, the city of Flint, Michigan changed its water source from Lake Huron to the Flint River as a cost-saving measure. Filled with industrial chemicals, waste, sewage, and road salts, this river was undoubtedly unfit for drinking. Immediate complaints about its unusual odor, taste, and color were ignored. The local government turned