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Agnew: An Open Letter to Northwestern Administration

Duncan Agnew, Op-Ed Contributor

September 3, 2020

Just before 6 p.m. on Friday evening, President Morton Schapiro sent an email to the school community announcing significant changes for the upcoming Fall Quarter. Most notably, first- and second-year undergraduate students will no longer be allowed on campus ...

Letter to the Editor: Reopening endangers students, highlights racial inequalities

August 24, 2020

It is less than a month before Fall Quarter begins, and despite daily warnings against doing so, Northwestern insists on proceeding with the harmful and dangerous plan of reopening campus. The current fall reopening plan expects stud...

Letter to the Editor: SOLR condemns service worker layoffs, demands worker protection and administrative pay cuts

July 26, 2020

Last Monday, Compass Group laid off 230 dining employees who have been furloughed since March, about 40 percent of the total Compass employees at Northwestern. Their health insurance coverage will end on Sept. 20. Students Org...

Letter to the Editor: Calling on President Schapiro to abandon the Adani Carmichael Coal Mine

May 10, 2020

The climate crisis, often called the Climate Genocide by many island nations, has and continues to impact millions of people globally. Many of those least responsible – people of lower socioeconomic status, Black communities,...

Letter to the Editor: Holding IFC members to a higher standard

May 4, 2020

I write to you to share some thoughts on Sunday’s story regarding the upcoming vote in IFC on the member status of Sigma Alpha Epsilon. During the vote, members of the Interfraternity Council will decide whether or not SAE should have...