The Daily Northwestern

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

Marissa Martinez and Alex Schwartz, Opinion Editors

September 25, 2018

Filed under Latest Stories, Letters from Editor, Opinion

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

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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

Filed under Latest Stories, Letters from Editor, Opinion

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...