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Ortiz: America should celebrate, elevate and encourage immigrants

Ortiz: America should celebrate, elevate and encourage immigrants

Sterling Ortiz, Columnist October 21, 2021

As a social policy major in the School of Education and Social Policy, improving laws and the American government is always on my mind. While sometimes I speak and write about policy with no vested interest,...

LTE: Preserve the Faculty Assembly’s legislative power

LTE: Preserve the Faculty Assembly’s legislative power

October 19, 2021

The Faculty Senate leadership announced this fall a plan to eliminate the legislative powers of the Faculty Assembly. The proposed changes to the Faculty Assembly bylaws would cancel the only channel through...

Ortiz: To reorganize the United States

Ortiz: To reorganize the United States

Sterling Ortiz, Columnist October 18, 2021

Many initiatives made sense hundreds of years ago and are now obsolete. Heroin and leeches as common medical cures, fossil fuels powering transportation and the divine right of nobility rank among the...

Nevo: This campus needs nuance

Nevo: This campus needs nuance

Lily Nevo, Assistant Opinion Editor October 18, 2021

In this era of information overload and slacktivism, people commodify opinions. Since Twitter clout is currency, nuance is inefficient and the most inflammatory take wins. But rarely does such banal discourse...

The Northwestern lakefill on a cloudy day, with green grass leading up to water and rocks.

Rathnavel: Lake Michigan’s effect on coastal housing cannot be washed away

Shruti Rathnavel, Op-ed Contributor October 18, 2021

Lake Michigan’s coastline is an ever-changing landscape. Land is created and shorelines are reshaped in the form of lakefills and piers. As this happens, houses are shuttled back and forth — sometimes...

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