The Daily Northwestern

Editorial: For governor, vote Biss. More importantly, just vote.

The Daily Northwestern Editorial Board

March 9, 2018

We all know it’s true. Young Americans vote at lower rates than older people. At one of the country’s most civically engaged campuses, it’s easy to scoff at the idea of complicity, as we constantly hear Northwestern boast...

Editorial: Body cameras aren’t enough to solve Evanston police issues, racial bias

The Daily Northwestern Editorial Board

February 11, 2018

As incident after incident has shown, the issues of racial bias and excessive force that pervade police departments across the country also affect Evanston police — most recently illustrated in the detainment of 60-year-old b...

Editorial: University shouldn’t relegate Black History Month recognition to students

February 4, 2018

University support of marginalized groups on campus is a storied concern. In 1968, more than 100 students occupied the Northwestern Bursar’s Office in protest after NU failed to meet a list of black students’ demands. Fast forward 50...

Editorial: ETHS censorship of The Evanstonian sets dangerous precedent

The Daily Northwestern Editorial Board

October 30, 2017

This past month, Evanston Township High School administrators trampled over their student journalists. It’s a recurring story at high schools — a student paper publishes a mildly controversial article and the school overreacts,...

Editorial: Evans’ name should be removed from campus buildings

The Daily Northwestern Editorial Board

October 3, 2017

Northwestern’s difficulties with inclusivity are well documented and continue today. But nowhere does the past permeate into the present more than in the University’s inability to foster a fully inclusive environment for its...