The Daily Northwestern

Buchaniec: Holding the country hostage for a non-existent crisis

Catherine Buchaniec, Assistant Design Editor

January 10, 2019

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

Earlier this week, President Donald Trump formally addressed the nation on prime-time national television. He described a situation that requires immediate action — a time of unparalleled drug smuggling and illegal border-crossing,...

Bian: Severity of “callout culture” reduces rehabilitation

Andrea Bian, Assistant Opinion Editor

January 9, 2019

Filed under Columns, Instagram Posts, Opinion

Last November, Minnesota Chipotle manager Dominique Moran was captured on video refusing service to two black customers. Moran asked that the customers pay before ordering because “you never have money when you come in here.” Accusations...

Augustine: Recognizing that yes can mean no

Kathryn Augustine, Op-Ed Contributor

January 9, 2019

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

“No means no, yes means yes.” Consent, in the realm of sexual activities, is generally viewed as a binary: either giving permission by responding yes or denying permission through responding no. However, consent is not...

Schwartz: The power — and danger — of a personal story

Alex Schwartz, Opinion Editor

November 30, 2018

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

I first came across PragerU last year. I was on YouTube about to skip through an ad, but something made me pause. A black woman faced the camera: Ayaan Hirsi Ali, then a scholar at Harvard University. The video’s title was “Is...