The Daily Northwestern

Victor Shao, Brad Stewart endorse Ani and Alex for ASG president, executive VP

Victor Shao and Brad Stewart

April 16, 2013

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

When Associated Student Government leads, are students willing to join us? Many of the candidates in this year’s ASG presidential and executive vice presidential election are qualified to manage ASG. But, management is drastically...

Letter to the Editor: Anna Kottenstette clear choice for ASG student life vice president

Victor Shao and Brad Stewart

April 10, 2013

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

Over the past year, it has been a remarkable honor to serve the Northwestern student body as ASG president and executive vice president. Our experience has been engaging, rewarding, jarring, occasionally excruciating and always...

Letter to the Editor: Inform yourselves of the facts before voting in Evanston elections

Alice Eagly, 1st Ward Resident

April 7, 2013

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

Many students and faculty live in Evanston’s 1st Ward and thus have a choice between Ald. Judy Fiske and her opponent Ed Tivador in the April 9 election. Before voting, please take a look at the facts about these two candidates....

Letter to the Editor: A call to recognize Holocaust Remembrance Day

William Choslovsky

April 7, 2013

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

Adolf Hitler's Nazis murdered 6 million Jews — 6 million girls, men, grandmothers, babies, uncles, neighbors, women, fathers, friends, sisters, colleagues, cousins, lovers, boys, mothers and aunts — 6 million human beings....

Letter to the Editor: Students should vote to ensure voices are heard

Victor Shao and Brad Stewart

April 4, 2013

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

As students, we are accountable for our own education and quality of life.  We fight hard for issues we believe in — the Living Wage Campaign, NU4DiversityNow and the New Student Center Initiative, to name a few.  As a student...

Letter to the Editor: Diversity, equity needed on ETHS, D65 boards of education

Noreen Edwards Metz

April 2, 2013

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

With the approaching retirement of Martha Burns, Evanston's District 202 school board will have lost three very forceful black leaders in a matter of two years. We now risk having almost completely white boards of education at...

Letter to the Editor: Immigration reform is not your Rubio’s politics

Anthony Iglesias

February 20, 2013

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

Tea Party prince Marco Rubio has made headlines in the past weeks after proposing the Republican solution to comprehensive immigration reform (CIR). Once again, CIR is trending on social media websites and in our conversations....

Letter to the Editor: Further changes to Boy Scouts policy could endanger religious freedoms

Philip Keeve, Weinberg Junior

January 30, 2013

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

Dear Daily Northwestern, While I agree with some of the sentiments which Mr. Oliver and Mr. Ferraro put forth about the changes to the Boy Scouts of America program regarding sexual orientation and membership, I fear that further...

Guest Column: Sand Creek Massacre a moral stain on Northwestern’s past

Gary Fine, Adam Mendel, Heather Menefee, Forrest Bruce, and Wilson Smith

January 23, 2013

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

Each year on Jan. 28, Northwestern University gathers to honor its founders. On that date in 1851, the Illinois Legislature approved Northwestern’s Act of Incorporation. Soon it will be Founders’ Day 2013, and we will celebrate...

Letter to the Editor: More administration support needed for mental health

November 26, 2012

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

Dear Editor, Today I learned that Alyssa Weaver, the Weinberg junior who passed away last week, took her own life. I didn't know Alyssa. I could've, though, because she was going to move into my apartment when she return...

Letter to the Editor: One campus, collective responsibility

November 26, 2012

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

We are all still trying to make sense of the announcement that a fellow student, Alyssa Weaver, committed suicide while studying abroad in England. Some students have jumped to blame the Northwestern administration for this tragedy....