Student Activities

Students are able to get involved with different forms of media, including television, radio, print, and film.

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Communication proficiency is the culmination of passion and practice. That is why we have created lots of opportunities for students to get involved in communication-related and skill-building activities. You don't need to be a communication department major or minor to participate.


The MEL (Media Entertainment Lab) is student media conglomeration that houses radio, TV, news, and film.

Honor Society

Students have the opportunity to join Xi Xi, the University of Northwestern's chapter of Lambda Pi Eta, the official communication studies honor society. It strives to help students gain outstanding scholastic achievement and find graduate education options.

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