The Daily Northwestern

Martinez: Marginalized journalists don’t need additional rules

Marissa Martinez, Opinion Editor

November 30, 2018

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

I’m currently enrolled in a religious studies/political science class called “Reporting Islam,” where a combination of political science, religious studies and journalism students discuss how mainstream media outlets cover...

Jackson: Questioning your stances is crucial. It was for me.

Cassidy Jackson, Assistant Opinion Editor

November 27, 2018

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

Over Thanksgiving break, I did the unthinkable: I shared my faith with my family and friends from home. The reason I say “unthinkable” is because about a year ago, the concept of a higher power seemed to me like a fable played...

Bian: It’s both a great and terrifying time to be a journalist

Andrea Bian, Columnist

November 19, 2018

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

Criticism and suppression of the press have not been a new development since President Trump came into office. Recently, though, it seems worse than ever. On Nov. 7, President Trump and CNN’s chief White House correspondent...

Shirola: Will the blue wall hold in 2020?

Wesley Shirola, Columnist

November 19, 2018

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

President Donald Trump’s surprise victory in the 2016 presidential election was largely a result of him winning three key states: Pennsylvania, Michigan and Wisconsin. These states, which lie in the Rust Belt, had been Democratic...

Gutierrez: I deserve to feel safe on campus

A. Pallas Gutierrez, Columnist

November 19, 2018

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

When I was packing to move from New York City to Evanston for college, I was looking forward to being less nervous walking around at night. I was so very wrong. I felt safer at first, perhaps because I was deluding myself. But...