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Editorial: Race essential in crime alerts

November 10, 2009

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

Should we ever have to choose between safety and racial sensitivity? The debate about including a suspect's race in NU crime alerts is too easily simplified by this dichotomy: Either we need to know the suspect's race for our sa...

Campus Watch: Limitations of forum stifled some dialogue

Corinne Lestch

November 8, 2009

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

The blackface incident that sparked debate across campus and garnered national attention last week also happened two years ago - and will likely happen again in the future. So what are students and administrators supposed to do...

Editorial: Use race forum as opportunity to take action

November 3, 2009

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

This was the spark that started the fire.Halloween costumes perceived as racially insensitive ignited underlying tensions at Northwestern when two students painted their faces black, recalling the history of satirical depiction...

Editorial: Green projects keep NU at top

October 31, 2009

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

How green are we?Even as NU and student groups continue to develop academic programming and student group involvement in environmental initiatives, NU is already taking us in the right direction for sustainability.NU is ranked by the...

Editorial: Seeking safety around campus

October 31, 2009

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

It's time to take back our campus.Security alerts about nearby crimes, including incidents of a business and students being robbed, have us walking nervously through Evanston. But on a campus that extends far beyond the mile-...

Editorial: Seek greater diversity at NU

October 25, 2009

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

The 10th anniversary of Northwestern's Multicultural Center should serve as a reminder for how much still needs to be done to promote diversity on campus. The MCC and Multicultural Student Affairs have worked to promote this go...

Editorial: Medill Innocence Project blurs line between student, journalist

Forum staff

October 20, 2009

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

Where is the line between student and journalist? It seems to be shades of gray with the Cook County state attorney's office issuing subpoenas for students' interviews, grades, off-the-record notes and e-mails for the Medill In...

Editorial: NU should cut strings from alumnus’ donation

Forum staff

October 20, 2009

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

The fraud investigation into Dr. Alan Mendelsohn, Feinberg '82, should serve as a not-too-friendly reminder for Northwestern. Donations to the private University don't have to be disclosed, but that doesn't mean the money will al...

Editorials: With fare hikes, time for U-Pass; Improve NU’s dorm life now

October 13, 2009

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

With fare hikes, time for U-PassNorthwestern students are lucky to go to school only miles away from one of the most vibrant cities in the world. But if proximity to Chicago is such an important aspect of attending NU, why is th...

Editorials: Will there be a new approach to alcohol under Schapiro?

October 6, 2009

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

Time for fresh alcohol approachAs a University with such a richly dry history, Northwestern is no stranger to stringent standards like the Wildcat Safety Course and the three-week-long Freshman Freeze. But with NU's pressured po...