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Editorial: The Daily Northwestern calls for critical election engagement, endorses Mulukutla, Gambrah

The Daily Northwestern Editorial Board

April 6, 2017

Filed under Editorial, Latest Stories, Opinion

One ticket stands for the presidency and executive vice presidency of Associated Student Government, and it appears voting in this election amounts to little more than bureaucratic tedium. But this election requires more active...

Editorial: The Daily Northwestern encourages ‘yes’ vote on District 65 referendum

The Daily Northwestern Editorial Board

April 3, 2017

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

The Daily Northwestern Editorial Board urges voters not just to participate in the local elections Tuesday, but particularly to vote “yes” on the District 65 referendum and authorize increased property taxes in support of...

Editorial: The Daily Northwestern endorses Mark Tendam for Evanston mayor

The Daily Northwestern Editorial Board

April 3, 2017

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

With only one day until Evanston’s mayoral election, The Daily Northwestern Editorial Board endorses Ald. Mark Tendam (6th) to succeed Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl. After eight years as 6th Ward alderman, Tendam has gathered extensive...

Editorial: Local elections are more important than ever in Trump era

The Daily Northwestern Editorial Board

February 6, 2017

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

Immediately following President Trump’s inauguration, Americans got to work demonstrating at political marches in cities across the United States and protesting at airports following the now-stalled travel ban. These protests, and the political momentum powering them, illustrate that Trump’s noxious agenda will not be enacted wit...

Editorial: We must keep local officials accountable in response to Crosby’s violent arrest

The Daily Northwestern Editorial Board

January 30, 2017

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

As racial bias in policing roils cities across the country, it may be tempting for some to imagine Evanston as immune. Our city consistently brands itself as progressive and welcoming, and Northwestern students in particular may...

Editorial: After response to Women’s Center change, Northwestern should improve communication of major decisions

The Daily Northwestern Editorial Board

November 22, 2016

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

During this year’s peer adviser training, Northwestern PAs were given an hour-long lecture on the resources available to students looking for mental health counseling. One of the resources PAs were taught to direct new students...

Editorial: Ease up credit requirements, help students find balance

The Daily Northwestern Editorial Board

November 20, 2016

Filed under Editorial, Latest Stories, Opinion

With the School of Communication’s decision to reduce the required number of credits to graduate, the school’s leadership acknowledged this month something students already knew: When it comes to academic requirements, sometimes less...

Editorial: The Daily Northwestern endorses Hillary Clinton

The Daily Northwestern Editorial Board

October 26, 2016

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

We know what you’re doing. Probably rolling your eyes. Yes, it may not come as a shock that our editorial board is in favor of electing the only qualified candidate for president. Yes, it’s no surprise that we favor a policy...

Editorial: Safe spaces are vital, and so is thoughtful rhetoric

The Daily Northwestern Editorial Board

September 28, 2016

Filed under Editorial, Latest Stories, Opinion

The debate about safe spaces, microaggressions and so-called campus oversensitivity has been near constant over the past year. This month, it returned to our backyard. First, there was the University of Chicago’s inflammatory...

A note on this year’s ASG elections

The Daily Northwestern Editorial Board

April 7, 2016

Filed under Editorial, Latest Stories, Opinion

The Daily Northwestern has traditionally endorsed candidates for the Associated Student Government Presidential Election each year. We have decided as an editorial board not to make an endorsement this year. Our decision stems...