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Letter to the Editor: Zeitlin’s take on personhood needs some refinement

November 16, 2011

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

Matthew Zeitlin would do well to be more careful with his terminology. In his column, he conflates three different terms critical to the abortion debate - fetus, embryo and fertilized eggs. His issue and column deal with the s...

Letter to the Editor: Protesters seek to clarify Hoffman walkout

November 15, 2011

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

On Nov. 10, Northwestern students joined individuals from across Chicagoland to attend a lecture by Gil Hoffman, chief political correspondent for the Jerusalem Post. About half an hour into the event, roughly 30 students walked ...

Letter to the Editor: Paterno’s lack of serious action is a crime in itself

November 9, 2011

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

Did Josh Walfish even read the grand jury indictment? Did he read the entire thing? I would imagine, as a "journalist" he would have done his due diligence and developed some sort of deductive reasoning. It seems he did not in...

Letter to the editor: Make your voice heard, help build a better community

November 7, 2011

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

Over the past year and a half, Northwestern's relationship with Evanston has been thrust into the national spotlight. While not all the coverage and events have been positive, the outcomes of the ongoing community discussions ha...

Letter to the Editor: Stadium location to blame for low attendance

October 24, 2011

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

I am a senior, and until this year I've been fortunate to be able to enjoy a perennially good football team, one that I am always still able to care about during bowl season. It has been a very exciting few years for NU football. An...

Letter to the editor: Free Willie from corporate sponsors

October 23, 2011

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

Last weekend I returned to campus for my 40th reunion, and I was more than a little disappointed, and not just because we lost another football game that we probably should have won. You see, my class was best known for taking ov...

Letter to the Editor: For Evanston and Northwestern, the best is yet to come

May 23, 2011

Filed under Letters to Editor

Evanston has long been a vibrant, exciting place to live, work and shop. The community's strengths have supported the strengths of the overall Evanston economy. Asthe national economy begins to see the first signs of recovery, so...

Letter to the Editor: How college seniors should assess their health care plan

May 18, 2011

Filed under Letters to Editor

Graduation means the beginning of many new challenges and hopefully, many exciting opportunities. But until this year, graduation has also meant the end of something very important but often overlooked. It marked the end of yo...

Letter to the Editor: Daily blog post does little to improve NU students’ lives

May 9, 2011

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

Last week, in the light of the death of Osama bin Laden, I submitted a resolution thanking the troops for their sacrifices in fighting the War on Terror. During the discussion, a few senators, most notably, Benjy Leibowitz an...

Letter to the editor: Advocacy has a valuable place in journalism

May 9, 2011

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

I commend Brian Rosenthal's second installment of his In Focus series on the Innocence Project and David Protess for the intensive reporting and new angles it provides. But putting Protess and the Innocence Project aside, I ...

Letter to the Editor: Administrators are counterproductive in canceling class

May 7, 2011

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

I was deeply disappointed to read that Prof. Bailey's Human Sexuality class will not be offered next year. I cannot think of a more counterproductive and reactionary response to the sex demo controversy than this. Requiring Ba...

Letter to the Editor: Protess case proves reporter-source bond

May 6, 2011

Filed under Letters to Editor

It was amusing to see a college professor lecturing about how journalists must be careful to maintain a professional distance in their relationships with sources in Brain Rosenthal's fine piece "In Focus: Investigative Journalism St...