The Daily Northwestern

Letter from the editor: Tell us your opinions, and we will listen

Michele Corriston, Editor in chief

April 1, 2013

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

Readers, Welcome to The Daily’s new Opinion section. Our editor, Jillian Sandler, and I hope to treat this as your space, a place where we will publish your thoughts, musings and arguments. A page for you to reflect on the...

Editorial: In wake of Maddula case, let us take care of one another

Daily Northwestern Editorial Board

February 28, 2013

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

It’s been a difficult few months for the Northwestern community. The Evanston Police Department's announcement earlier this week they would close their investigation into Harsha Maddula’s death put a formal end to a story...

Editorial: Chabad community owed more transparency on Klein decision

The Daily Northwestern Editorial Board

November 14, 2012

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

So far, we have refrained from weighing in on the University’s decision to disaffiliate from Rabbi Dov Hillel Klein and the Tannenbaum Chabad House. Since the story broke, we have received numerous letters and columns reflecting...

Editorial: It’s time for a new conversation on race

The Daily Northwestern Editorial Board

October 29, 2012

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

And so, once again, we are talking about race at Northwestern. The latest spark to what seems to be a never-ending flame was a Facebook dialogue that surfaced last week between Northwestern trustee Ben Slivka and Weinberg sophomore...

The Search for Harsha Maddula: This is not about you

The Daily Northwestern Editorial Board

September 27, 2012

Filed under Editorial, Harsha Maddula, Opinion

In the past, Daily staffs have used editorials to speak from our position as journalists in an attempt to reshape or add a new perspective to campus debates. Today, we speak as students heartbroken over the disappearance of one...

Twit Picks/Your 2 Cents

Rachel Janik

May 1, 2012

Filed under Editorial

@DalaiLama: Fear, hatred, and suspicion narrow your mind - compassion opens it. April 30 @zachbraff: Speaking today at Oxford. Or as I like to call it, the Northwestern University of the UK... April 30 @TheEllenShow: Why did the mermaid wear seas...

This Weekend on Campus/Diversions and Excursions

Iman Childs

May 1, 2012

Filed under Editorial

Event: Inspire Symposium Where: McCormick Tribune Forum, 1870 Campus Drive When: Saturday, May 5 from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Head out to Inspire Media's annual symposium to see "media meet global health." The event will feature worksh...

Five Words For Octomom

Allison Lasher

May 1, 2012

Filed under Editorial

Mother of 14, Nadya Suleman better known as the "Octomom" filed for bankruptcy Monday. The mega-mom claimed $1 million in debt, proving that selling your story can't always pay the bills. The Daily and Current staffers respond: ...

The Week That Was/This week NU students were NOT

Kathy Hong

May 1, 2012

Filed under Editorial

The Week That Was Hosting NU Nights' first event NU Nights hosted its first event this past Friday with the theme of the roaring 1920s at Norris. The event had a free screening of Chicago in the McCormick Auditorium and also had free food, caricatures ...

Editorial: Waging a campaign before starting a conversation

The Daily Northwestern Editorial Board

April 26, 2012

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

There's no need for Northwestern's campus to make excuses for what the Ski Team wrought during its Beer Olympics. The party's costumes were offensive and unacceptable. It's encouraging that NU students and administrators are talki...

The Week That Was/This week, NU students were NOT

Kathy Hong

April 23, 2012

Filed under Editorial

The Week That Was Questioning whether or not they agree with Markwell The Northwestern Campus Crusade's newest campaign, "I agree with Markwell," has created quite a controversy this past week. The "I Agree with" campaign is pa...