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
Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

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 »

Letter to the Editor: Alum says 'I Won't' to Northwestern's 'We Will' campaign

Dick Reif, Medill '64

April 6, 2014
Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

I was invited to join Northwestern's $3.75 billion fund-raising drive called "We Will." My reply — I Won't. A school once called  "The Harvard of the Midwest" has morphed into a misguided muddle on Lake Michigan.... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: Julia and Erik deserve your vote

Victor Shao and Brad Stewart

April 3, 2014
Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

When we ran for Associated Student Government President and Vice President two years ago, we asked students to express themselves. The stories that followed inspired us.  Northwestern is not perfect — far from it. But, the... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: A thank you from the Evanston Community Foundation

Sara Schastok

April 3, 2014
Filed under Dance Marathon 2014, Latest Stories, Letters to Editor, Opinion

As the quarter gets underway, the Evanston Community Foundation wants to extend our appreciation to every dancer, committee member and executive board member on a hugely successful 40th anniversary Dance Marathon.  We want you... Read more »

Philosophy graduate students: An open letter to the Northwestern community

Chelsea Egbert, Lee Goldsmith, Deborah Goldgaber, Eric Jonas, and Jessica Talamantez

March 5, 2014
Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

Academic philosophy has a gender problem. The authors of readings disseminated in the classroom and the students studying those authors in upper-level courses are overwhelmingly male.  Approximately 20 to 25 percent... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: ASG backs petition calling for change to sexual violence policies

Noah Star and ASG Executive Board

February 26, 2014
Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

In light of the recent online petition for change in how Northwestern handles cases of sexual violence, the Associated Student Government echoes the same sentiment to throw the force of the entire student body behind this movement.... Read more »