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Sastoque: Are Americans close-minded?

Laurisa Sastoque, Op-Ed Contributor

January 7, 2020

About four months have elapsed since I stepped out of an airplane coming from Bogotá, Colombia, and embarked on the adventure of being an international student at Northwestern. Never having studied anywhere but in my home...

Zou: Why Be a Radical?

Dylan Zou, Op-Ed Contributor

January 7, 2020

Martin Luther King Jr. was, without a doubt, a radical. Not only was King a socialist, desiring the “radical redistribution of economic and political power,” but King also recognized the role of violence in social change,...

Fine: How Russian literature helped me understand sexism in McCormick

Simona Fine, Op-Ed Contributor

January 7, 2020

I’ve never been directly confronted and told that I should not be studying engineering because of my gender. There was no big, dramatic incident of sexism that caused me to begin to feel unwelcome in science. However, any time...