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

Ajay Nadig

October 26, 2014

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

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 »

Letter to the Editor: Consent is a simple concept

C.K. Egbert

October 6, 2014

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Editor’s Note: This Letter to the Editor is in response to a column published in Friday’s... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: You should care about what’s happening in Hong Kong

Abigail Watt

October 2, 2014

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

It didn't look much like a revolution. It was 9 p.m. in the heart of Hong Kong’s financial district. People, not cars, occupied the roads. A truck delivering water bottles and juice, gas masks and cooling pads, rolled through... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: Voter ID laws keep citizens from voting

Kevin Brown

September 30, 2014

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Editor's Note: This Letter to the Editor is in response to a column published... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: It’s On Us

Julia Watson and Erik Zorn

September 23, 2014

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Dear Members of the Northwestern Community, As the new school year begins, we haven’t forgotten that the statistics surrounding campus sexual assault have not changed. One in five women and one in sixteen men has been sexually assaulted... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: NU Listens to launch new peer listening service on Friday

Leah Grodinsky and Jennifer Siedjak, Co-Directors of NU Listens

April 23, 2014

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

It’s 2014, and we still hold back when we talk about mental health. This shouldn’t come as a surprise; we Northwesterners are accustomed to “pulling it together,” “bearing with it” or doing whatever it takes to get... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: Student leaders urge NUDM to be bigger than a tent

Northwestern Student Leaders

April 14, 2014

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We recognize that Northwestern University Dance Marathon is an important campus tradition that unites over 1,000 students every year to support notable philanthropy organizations. While we appreciate the tradition, as student... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: University should not appeal NLRB ruling

Jim O'Connor

April 7, 2014

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

As an alumnus (Communication '89), football season ticket holder, educator and union member (University Professionals of Illinois Local 4100), I am greatly pleased by the recent NLRB decision in favor of the athlete-employees... Read more »