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Letter to the Editor: Lack of NU transparency raises questions about rower’s death

May 1, 2017

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In an April 19 article published in The Daily Northwestern, titled "Schapiro, administrators address campus safety during state of University talk,” University President Morton Schapiro stated that campus safety is Northwestern...

Letter to the Editor: Misinformed generalization of fraternity men has potential to expand campus rift

May 1, 2017

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I admit that I did not attend the Take Back the Night march this year — but not for the reasons Adam Davies claims in his op-ed “Fraternity men neglect responsibility with absence at Take Back the Night march.” I am not...

Letter to the Editor: Negative reactions to Kipnis book don’t take into account reporting process, other nuances

April 25, 2017

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In response to the statement about my book, “Unwanted Advances: Sexual Paranoia Comes to Campus,” by the Northwestern Philosophy Graduate Student Association: I understand these are painful subjects to air, but it’s al...

Letter to the Editor: Bienen dual-degree program inevitably presents challenges, school-wide changes would be misguided

April 25, 2017

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In response to Nathan Goldrich’s op-ed, I felt the need to highlight and correct a few portions that demonstrate a concerning lack of knowledge, about both the dual-degree program and the Northwestern student body. The author begins ...

Letter to the Editor: Kipnis book misrepresents grad student, employs irresponsible research

April 23, 2017

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Several people, including a graduate student in the department of philosophy at Northwestern University, were recently targeted in a book by Radio, Television and Film faculty member Laura Kipnis. In “Unwanted Advances: Sexual...

Letter to the Editor: Voting democracy out in the Turkish referendum

April 18, 2017

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Turkish voters headed to the ballot boxes on April 16 to vote in an historic referendum regarding a series of amendments to Turkey’s constitution. In a very close race, the amendments were approved by a razor-thin margin (51...

Letter to the Editor: Stop claiming Mayor Emanuel’s CPS plan is ‘elitist’

April 17, 2017

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Over the past weeks, a great deal of controversy has erupted surrounding Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s proposed “Learn. Plan. Succeed.” initiative to increase high school graduation requirements for Chicago Public Schools students....

Letter to the Editor: I’m with Comic Sans

April 14, 2017

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Jerry Lee is my colleague, my confidant and a Comic Sans hater. On Jan. 5, I scrolled through my Facebook feed and came across his column arguing that “there is little use for Comic Sans.” And though I agree with Lee that there is a level of unprofessionalism assoc...

Letter to the editor: Students urge for better response to sexual assault

Nehaarika Mulukutla and Rosalie Gambrah

April 11, 2017

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The following is a letter written by incoming Associated Student Government president Nehaarika Mulukutla and executive vice president Rosalie Gambrah. Many students, whose names are listed below, have since signed the letter in ...

Tribute: In memory of Chuyuan Qiu

April 5, 2017

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The following is a letter to Weinberg freshman Chuyuan Qiu from her mother in commemoration of Qingming Festival, a Chinese holiday to pay tribute to the dead. Qiu died Sept. 22. The letter has been translated from Chinese by ...

Letter to the Editor: Let’s actually do something now about climate change

April 3, 2017

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The insightful opinion piece by Moriah Lavey that appeared in the March issue of The Daily Northwestern reminds us that our Chicagoland’s spring-like winter was a byproduct of something much more sinister: catastrophic global climate change. It is abundantly clea...