Letter to the Editor: On erasure of experience

Hagar Gomaa

February 27, 2015

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

Last Wednesday, I stood in front of my peers and spoke in support of NUDivest. I implied that the opposition was... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: Starlight expresses gratitude for Dance Marathon efforts

Jacquie Hart

February 22, 2015

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

Dear Dance Marathon Community, On behalf of Starlight Children’s Foundation and the millions of kids and families we support here in the U.S. and around the world, we applaud your outstanding efforts to raise funds and build... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: Democracy on and off campus

Elliot Reichert

February 22, 2015

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

As a Northwestern alumnus and a current employee of the University, I have watched the debate surrounding a proposed divestment from the Israeli occupation closely but silently. I have opinions on the issue, but because I am... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: Today I am a Jew

Daniel Nussbaum

February 20, 2015

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The fact that a resolution to divest from companies involved in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict passed is insignificant; a petty, symbolic statement has ... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: Divestment without democracy

Sam Kleiner and Aaron Levine

February 19, 2015

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

The accountability of representatives to their constituents is at the cornerstone of the democratic process. Constituents can evaluate the voting records of incumbents and then cast their votes accordingly. The secret ballot protects... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: Northwestern is ready for real food

Real Food at NU

February 12, 2015

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Almost everyone reading this eats or has eaten food purchased for them by Sodexo, the company that services Northwestern dining halls. Whether we know it or not, we partake in the industrialized corporate food system that damages... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: We deserve a say: Why Northwestern trustees should divest from coal

DivestNU

February 11, 2015

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There’s a reason coal is for the naughty. It contaminates our air, pollutes our water and destroys our health. It is by far the worst offender of the fossil fuels causing climate change. The mission of the DivestNU movement... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: Dialogue requires honesty

Erik Baker

January 27, 2015

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The vacuously centrist rhetoric of the Northwestern Coalition for Peace’s recent letter... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: Northwestern should invest in peace

Joey Becker, Evan Fox, and Ariella Hoffman-Peterson

January 26, 2015

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

Last week, our campus saw a call for Northwestern to divest from six corporations linked to Israel: Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Caterpillar, G4S, Elbit Systems and Hewlett-Packard. In its letter... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: #NUDivest from the occupation of Palestine

Noah Whinston and Moira Geary

January 22, 2015

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

In the coming weeks, you will see fliers, events and actions supporting something called Northwestern Divest. NU Divest is a grassroots student campaign demanding that the University divest its holdings in corporations that profit... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: Northwestern should re-examine cannabis policies on Ski Trip

Daniel Hurwitz

November 24, 2014

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

If you haven’t heard yet, cannabis is legal by Colorado state law and has been since the end of 2012. Since then, state officials, activists and private entrepreneurs have been busy creating a regulatory framework to ensure... Read more »