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Editorial: Local elections are more important than ever in Trump era

The Daily Northwestern Editorial Board

February 5

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

Immediately following President Trump’s inauguration, Americans got to work demonstrating at political marches in cities across the United States and protesting at airports following the now-stalled travel ban. These protests, and the political momentum powering them, illustrate that Trump’s noxious agenda will not be enacted wit... Read more »

Editorial: We must keep local officials accountable in response to Crosby’s violent arrest

The Daily Northwestern Editorial Board

January 30

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

As racial bias in policing roils cities across the country, it may be tempting for some to imagine Evanston as immune. Our city consistently brands itself as progressive and welcoming, and Northwestern students in particular may... Read more »

Editorial: After response to Women’s Center change, Northwestern should improve communication of major decisions

The Daily Northwestern Editorial Board

November 22

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

During this year’s peer adviser training, Northwestern PAs were given an hour-long lecture on the resources available to students looking for mental health counseling. One of the resources PAs were taught to direct new students... Read more »

Editorial: Ease up credit requirements, help students find balance

The Daily Northwestern Editorial Board

November 20

Filed under Editorial, Latest Stories, Opinion

With the School of Communication’s decision to reduce the required number of credits to graduate, the school’s leadership acknowledged this month something students already knew: When it comes to academic requirements, sometimes less... Read more »

Editorial: The Daily Northwestern endorses Hillary Clinton

The Daily Northwestern Editorial Board

October 25

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

We know what you’re doing. Probably rolling your eyes. Yes, it may not come as a shock that our editorial board is in favor of electing the only qualified candidate for president. Yes, it’s no surprise that we favor a policy... Read more »

Editorial: Safe spaces are vital, and so is thoughtful rhetoric

The Daily Northwestern Editorial Board

September 28

Filed under Editorial, Latest Stories, Opinion

The debate about safe spaces, microaggressions and so-called campus oversensitivity has been near constant over the past year. This month, it returned to our backyard. First, there was the University of Chicago’s inflammatory... Read more »

A note on this year’s ASG elections

The Daily Northwestern Editorial Board

April 7

Filed under Editorial, Latest Stories, Opinion

The Daily Northwestern has traditionally endorsed candidates for the Associated Student Government Presidential Election each year. We have decided as an editorial board not to make an endorsement this year. Our decision stems... Read more »

Editorial: ASG constitutional amendment brings opportunity for improved government, eliminates excuses for election engagement

The Daily Northwestern Editorial Board

February 23

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

This year, Associate Student Government will only have two student-body elected positions on its executive board: president and vice president. An ASG selection committee will now appoint academic and student life vice presidents,... Read more »

Editorial: Administration should look at students as partners, not customers

The Daily Northwestern Editorial Board

October 1

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

As students eased back into the grind of group meetings and oddly timed meals this fall, they may have noticed some changes that will shift their daily routines. Several times last week, The Daily reported on changes to student... Read more »