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Wong: Netflix documentaries elevate problematic figures

Wong: Netflix documentaries elevate problematic figures

Emily Wong, Op-Ed Contributor

May 22, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, Opinion

I like Netflix originals as much as anyone else, but I never really understood the hype over their documentaries until I watched Fyre. Recently, I read a DJ Mag article that said Billy McFarland is planning to hold a second Fyre Festival, which makes me rethink how done with this disaster we really are. The...

From The Newsroom: How The Daily has expanded its multimedia efforts

From The Newsroom: How The Daily has expanded its multimedia efforts

Christopher Vazquez, Digital Managing Editor

May 21, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, Opinion

In this series, Daily staff members hope to provide more transparency about how we operate. If you would like to submit a question to be answered here, please send an email to eic@dailynorthwestern.com. When you think of The Daily, what comes to mind? Chances are, you recall one of our news storie...

Bian: Barring prisoners from voting further harms criminal justice system

Bian: Barring prisoners from voting further harms criminal justice system

Andrea Bian, Opinion Editor

May 21, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, Opinion

A prisoner in Maine still has the right to vote while incarcerated. By contrast, forgery in the state of Mississippi can be grounds for permanent disenfranchisement. Maine and Vermont are the only two states that directly allow inmates to vote from prison. Mississippi is one of 12 states that could...

Augustine: Stop calling women ‘crazy’

Augustine: Stop calling women ‘crazy’

Kathryn Augustine, Columnist

May 21, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, Opinion

Showing emotion in opposition to males does not constitute an accusation of being mentally unwell. Women, like men, are allowed to be angry without being perceived as crazy.

50 Years of Queer Anger: Pride celebration etiquette

50 Years of Queer Anger: Pride celebration etiquette

A. Pallas Gutierrez, Assistant Opinion Editor

May 19, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, Opinion

This is the fourteenth and final column in “50 Years of Queer Anger,” a series examining LGBTQ+ issues in the United States since 1969. As June draws nearer, some cities, including New York City, have begun their annual Pride celebrations. As I explained in my first 50 Years of Queer Anger, Pride...