The Daily Northwestern

Letter from the Opinion Editor: This is a space for you

Troy Closson, Opinion Editor

January 8, 2018

Filed under Letters from Editor, Opinion

I couldn’t figure out how to start this column. Since the last day of publication in the fall, so much has happened: from the passage of the Republican tax bill, to further challenges against immigration as hundreds of thousands...

Letter from the Opinion Editors: Do not stop speaking up

Mariana Alfaro and Troy Closson

November 10, 2017

Filed under Letters from Editor, Opinion

Sometimes the systems in place to combat abuse are not successful in stopping dangerous behaviors. That’s when we — as allies, as witnesses, as bystanders — have to step up. The last month has seen countless sexual harassment...

Letter to the editor: ICE presence legitimized violent systems, University response is myopic

May 21, 2017

Filed under Letters from Editor, Opinion

On May 16, 2017, Northwestern University Prof. Beth Redbird invited a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement public relations representative on campus as a guest speaker to their sociology course Social Inequality: Race, Class...