Letter to the Editor: Evanston City Council should rethink Penny Park plan

Eula Biss

November 20, 2014

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

If we understand playgrounds as places where children have complex social encounters, challenge themselves physically, develop new skills and experiment with independence and exploration, then we understand that playgrounds are... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: A true commitment to sustainability starts with divestment

DivestNU

November 18, 2014

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Ten years ago, asking most people at Northwestern how climate change affects them personally would have gotten some pretty abstract answers. Maybe they would have expressed regret at the loss of snow on Mount Kilimanjaro or felt... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: We need to shift the way we think about sexual assault

Julia Watson and Haley HInkle

November 17, 2014

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

Dear Members of the Northwestern Community, A few weeks ago, more than 15 communities at Northwestern wrote a letter encouraging students to participate in the “It’s On Us” campaign to end sexual assault... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: Student Engagement stipends promote inclusivity, accessibility

Student Engagement Stipend Committee

November 9, 2014

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During the past year, the Northwestern community has engaged in dialogue surrounding the issue of socioeconomic inclusivity. These conversations, and the heightened sense of awareness that they have created, have sparked a new... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: New developments in Title IX lawsuit raise questions

Dick Reif

October 30, 2014

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Editor’s Note: This Letter to the Editor is in response to an article ... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: ‘Jail-n-Bail’ cancelation a disservice to children in need

Ryan Fazio

October 30, 2014

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

Northwestern’s grievance industry jumped the shark this week when it strong-armed two Greek organizations into canceling “Jail-n-Bail,” a fundraiser to improve literacy among low-income children. In a letter to The Daily,... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: ‘Jail-and-Bail’ philanthropy event inherently offensive

Ajay Nadig

October 26, 2014

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Kappa Kappa Gamma's "Jail-and-Bail" is, as I understand it, an event during which members of the sorority dress up as "prison inmates," and have friends and others pay to "free" them from the "mock jail." For some, it may not... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: We need more Hispanic and Latino leaders

Anna Radoff

October 19, 2014

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

This month I had the privilege of celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month alongside 18 strong, resilient and energetic pre-kindergarten students. So what does Hispanic Heritage Month look, sound and taste like in South Chicago?... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: Building bridges, not walls, for Israel-Palestine dialogue at Northwestern

Julia Rudansky, Jonathan Kamel, Alex Krule, Tina Umanskiy, Josh Boxerman and Tal Axelrod

October 16, 2014

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In light of recent conversation and events on campus regarding Israel and Palestine, we want to clarify what the pro-Israel community at Northwestern stands for. We welcome open conversation about this sensitive, important... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: Students should be more involved in selection of dean

Julia Watson and Erik Zorn

October 8, 2014

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Dear members of the Northwestern community, On Tuesday evening, the 17 members of the search committee tasked with selecting the new Dean of the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences invited members of the NU community to... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: Calling for justice with a mock wall

Dalia Fuleihan and Cinthya Rodriguez

October 8, 2014

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

When you walk by The Rock this week you will find a mock border wall erected around it. With this installation as our protest, we come forward to declare opposition to apartheid, wherever it may occur, be it in Evanston, the... Read more »