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May 18, 2010

Filed under Letters to Editor

5/15/2000: Film name change troubles someI just had a brilliant idea. In the name of efficiency, let's get rid of Medill's junior year internship program. Students can just stay at the university and write for The Daily. That'...

Letter: Islamic Studies would help broaden education

November 22, 2009

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I am writing as a Religious Studies major to express my support for the creation of an Islamic Studies program. Recent debates in The Daily (among other, wider forums) illuminate the ongoing need for an elevated level of education co...

Letter: Show NU spirit, even if not with ‘Bananapalooza’

November 22, 2009

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I discovered Wednesday a letter to the editor I had written last year was re-printed ("Northwestern needs a ‘Bananapalooza,' " Feb. 23, 2009). For those who might need a refresher, I jokingly advocated Northwestern host a ...

Guest Column: Holding onto ties with Israel ‘makes sense’

Nathan Enfield

November 21, 2009

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

On Monday night, participants at a student-sponsored forum will consider whether the United States should end its special relationship with Israel.Embracing this discussion, Wildcats for Israel believes a strong U.S.-Israel relations...

Guest column: ‘Homeless, not helpless’: DM supports StandUp

Rucha Mehta

November 17, 2009

Filed under Columns, Letters to Editor, Opinion

An estimated 26,000 homeless youth roam the streets of Chicago on any given day. While some of these youth are served in shelters (in one of the 119 beds designated for homeless youth in all of Chicago), the majority of these yo...

Letter: Attention demanded for Chicago youth education

November 15, 2009

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Imagine yourself in a room with 100 of your friends or acquaintances. They're all sitting in front of you. Now imagine 30 of them are unemployed. Well, the economy is bad, you may reason. But what if only six of them attained th...

Letter: Solution for Great Room requires city, NU to unite

November 15, 2009

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Mr. Fox states in his Nov. 13 letter "No reason for fuss about new student Great Room" he does not "get" the concerns of the alderman and neighbors regarding the Great Room. Perhaps he could discuss the matter with Ald. Fiske, wh...

Letter: NU better all around than LeBuhn claimed

Aaron Morse and Aaron Morse

November 10, 2009

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NU better all around than LeBuhn claimedMac LeBuhn claims Northwestern does not succeed to its fullest in either academics or athletics ("Tossing our two-faced reputation," Nov. 10). He argues the school should make a choice about...

Letter: Fluffy fashion column prejudiced in own way

Miriam Mogilevsky and Miriam Mogilevsky

November 10, 2009

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Fluffy fashion column prejudiced in own wayI'm sure I'm not the only reader who was appalled to open Monday's edition of The Daily and find, right next to two eloquent, intelligent letters about race issues at Northwestern, yo...

Letter: Suspect details crucial for personal security

Rebecca Penskar and Rebecca Penskar

November 10, 2009

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Suspect details crucial for personal securityAs a female member of our Northwestern community, I am troubled by the recent increase in crime, especially the sexual assault in Tech. I am encouraged by the steps the University h...

Letters: Appreciate finer points of baseball’s complexity

Mike Roche

November 4, 2009

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Appreciate finer points of baseball's complexityTo Nicholas Sauerberg, regarding his take on the game of baseball ("Take me out of the ball game," Nov. 3): "Who cares about baseball?" If you consult the Nielsen ratings, more than 22...

Letter: Curbing greenhouse gases

Suelyn Yu

October 17, 2009

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If you are "just someone who happens to care a lot," why not consider proving it and taking greater environmental action. If we are going to curb greenhouse gases by 18 percent in 10 years by 2012, "going green" is going to ta...