The Daily Northwestern

Letter to the Editor: Northwestern should lead a reform of the college admissions system

March 14, 2019

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My husband and I are both alumni of Northwestern. We are deeply saddened that Northwestern has been tied to this jaw-dropping college admissions scandal. Our oldest daughter just went through the grueling, heart-wrenching college admissions process last year. To read now about this “side door” that some wealthy elites in th...

Letter to the Editor: Northwestern needs to stop ignoring its students

December 21, 2018

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After receiving more than 4,000 signatures in petition to remove a racist researcher, Satoshi Kanazawa, from the Northwestern guest scholars’ program, the University has answered with a resounding no. Kanazawa’s research adds...

Letter to the Editor: Even more hope for climate change

November 26, 2018

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In her column on November 11, Catherine Buchaniec correctly states that after two years of political stagnation, the Democratic majority in the House of Representatives provides hope that effective climate legislation can finally...

Letter to the Editor: NUGW stands in solidarity with trans students

November 13, 2018

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On October 21, the New York Times reported that a memo written by the Department of Health and Human Services sought to establish a legal definition of sex under Title IX, stating, “Sex means a person’s status as male or femal...

Letter to the Editor: Can NU fix Fisk Hall?

November 12, 2018

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As a Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications alum, I applaud interim dean Charles Whitaker's goal to make the school's curriculum meet the needs of today's changing media landscape. But how can...

Letter to the Editor: It is time to stop giving SAE chances

November 9, 2018

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I wrote last year that SAE was unworthy of a spot on our campus. The op-ed published by their president last week did nothing to change my mind. I hold many privileges as a wealthy, white cisgender woman in a PHA sorority, and...

Letter to the Editor: Saving Harley Clarke is a win for the environment

November 4, 2018

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The greenest building is the one that is already standing. Existing buildings represent embodied energy, and that energy is forever lost once a building is demolished. The materials used to build historic buildings like the Harley...