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Off Script: After Trump, using art as political resistance

Maggie Monahan, Op-Ed Contributer

November 15

Filed under Columns, Contributors, Opinion

On Wednesday night, I had to pull myself out of bed. As director of the 75th Annual Dolphin Show, “Little Shop of Horrors,” I should have felt the six months’ worth of daily preparation and giddy anticipation I had put into...

Op-Ed: We will not look away from Trump’s threat to the two-state solution

Ben Weinberg and Dan Toubman

November 14

Filed under Columns, Contributors, Opinion

The result of last week’s election challenged the values that many students on this campus hold dear. A Trump presidency poses dangerous threats to our country’s most vulnerable people. Trump’s policies could shut out immigrants,...

Vargas: Facing my return to a country under Trump after quarter abroad

Alani Vargas, Columnist

November 13

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Tuesday was one of the worst night sleeps I have ever had in my life. Because I am studying abroad in Italy this quarter, I’m six to seven hours ahead of the United States and went to bed awaiting results in the morning. I w...

Mitchell: President Schapiro, your statement trivializes my fear

Jade Mitchell, Op-Ed Contributor

November 10

Filed under Columns, Contributors, Opinion

As a junior, I've received my fair share of Morty emails addressing current events. But his statement in response to the election rubs me the wrong way. Part of the statement read: “The results of yesterday’s presidential...

Schwalb: Even under Trump, hate must not triumph

Jessica Schwalb, Opinion Editor

November 9

Filed under Columns, Opinion

The United States last night elected an unqualified, sexist, Islamophobic president, even as unimaginable as that result seemed just hours earlier. From our liberal bubble on the shores of Lake Michigan, it’s hard to reckon...

Trejos: After Trump, GOP can still rebound

Jose Trejos, Columnist

November 8

Filed under Columns, Opinion

The 2016 presidential election comes to a close today. After the most negative campaign in living memory, most experts predict that a former Secretary of State accused of criminal negligence will triumph over a man who has bragg...

College Democrats Presidents: A final pitch for Hillary Clinton

Samantha Rose and Sydney Selix

November 7

Filed under Columns, Contributors, Opinion

Today we, the presidents of College Democrats, are about to participate in our very first presidential election. And who are our choices? Hillary Clinton is a woman whose achievements and work ethic continue to inspire us. In...

Cooper: Social media slacktivism accomplishes little

Danny Cooper, Assistant Opinion Editor

November 3

Filed under Columns, Opinion

On Monday after class, I opened up my laptop to see many of my Facebook friends had checked into the page for the Standing Rock Indian Reservation, the site of a massive protest against the proposed Dakota Access Pipeline. I was...

Lieberman: For freshman, Fall Quarter should be about embracing disorder

Matt Lieberman, Columnist

November 1

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Growing up, I always saw the college experience depicted in movies as a time to become heavily involved with on-campus organizations, delve deep into academics and form a lifelong group of friends. In my first few weeks at Northw...

Wang: Take pride in what you do, not how much you do

Colin Wang, Columnist

November 1

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Northwestern students are as busy as they come. We’re taking classes with midterms two or three times a quarter. We’re constantly running to and from exec board meetings. We’re putting on shows and performances, plannin...

Schwalb: American Jews should recommit to allyship for racial justice

Jessica Schwalb, Opinion Editor

October 30

Filed under Columns, Opinion

We American Jews tell ourselves a story about our history in this country: We live in tenement houses; we work hard to escape the lowest social and economic bracket, then we march with Dr. King. We emphasize the parts of our r...