The Daily Northwestern

Letter from the Editors: Opinion should add humanity to the news

Marissa Martinez and Alex Schwartz, Opinion Editors

September 25, 2018

Returning to campus from yet another summer full of political drama, a nonstop news cycle and increasingly volatile discourse, it seems as if we’re less and less likely to agree on things. In a moment when the truth seems to...

Letter from the Editor: Reflecting on discourse, censorship after a quarter as Opinion Editor

Alex Schwartz, Opinion Editor

May 30, 2018

Last Spring Quarter, I wrote a column arguing that hate speech should not be free speech. I received a litany of nasty emails and comments calling me a fascist and saying that I didn’t deserve free speech if I opposed it fo...

Schwartz: Dog Days epitomizes complexity of Greek life philanthropy

Alex Schwartz, Opinion Editor

May 22, 2018

I don’t even like hot dogs. I can’t remember the last time I ate one, and I plan on keeping it that way. Last week, I did not purchase a single one no matter how many times the fraternity men in hot dog suits placed so auspiciously...