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Letter to the Editor: Alderman’s ‘brothel law’ reform proposal ‘a great step in the right direction’

Martin Walsh

May 2, 2013

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

Edward Cox's article "Alderman: Evanston City Council to tackle 'brothel law' by June" is encouraging news in the fight for fair and affordable off-campus student housing. For too long Evanston's archaic "brothel law" has been a...

Letter to the Editor: With death of Anne Smedinghoff, America is a little poorer

Jeff Rice, Northwestern History Lecturer

April 28, 2013

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

Sometime earlier this month we awoke to the news that one of the five Americans killed April 6 in Afghanistan was a 25-year-old woman, Anne Smedinghoff, from River Forest. A graduate of Johns Hopkins University, this was her second...

Letter to the Editor: Students ‘disappointed’ by Daily Caller piece on Northwestern’s diversity issues

Hayley Stevens and Isaac Hasson

April 23, 2013

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

To The Daily Caller, We were disappointed to read your piece on the ongoing efforts to promote diversity and inclusion at Northwestern. We are members of Northwestern’s student government committee for diversity and inclusion and...

Letter to the Editor: Ani and Alex stand for sensible funding reform

April 18, 2013

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

Student group funding is a crucially important issue for our campus. As leaders of student groups on campus, we have all — at one point or another — struggled to navigate the perceived bureaucracy of ASG’s funding system....

Progressive Alliance endorses ASG candidates

Progressive Alliance

April 18, 2013

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

The Progressive Alliance (College Democrats, College Feminists, NCDC, Rainbow Alliance, and SEED) would like to thank each of the ASG candidates for their commitment to supporting progressive initiatives on campus and the hard...

Letter to the Editor: Join us to take Northwestern to the next level

David Harris and Jo Lee

April 18, 2013

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

Twelve days ago, we stood on the third floor of the McCormick Tribune Center among more than 100 students and counted down to midnight. As we looked around the room, we were inspired. The students in attendance, very few of whom ...

A&O, Mayfest leaders endorse David and Jo

Logan Koepke, Jeremy Shpizner, and Wil Heintz

April 17, 2013

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

Part of what makes Northwestern incredibly special is the thriving student group community — without a doubt, you'd be hard-pressed to find a student not involved in at least one (if not two or three) student organizations on...

Dance Marathon 2013 co-chairs: David and Jo’s ‘culture of action’ makes them best candidates for ASG president, vice president

Matt Larsen and Katie Amys

April 16, 2013

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

At any given time on Sunday, you could bet that David Harris was in Norris. He started the day with a couple ASG meetings — Exec and then his committee. With only a quick Frontera break in between, David continued to work inside...

Outgoing ASG exec board members endorse Ani and Alex

Girish Pendse and Lauren Masterson

April 16, 2013

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

As outgoing ASG financial VP and student groups VP, we would like to formally endorse Ani Ajith and Alex Van Atta for the positions of president and vice president of ASG. We have worked extensively with both candidates over ...

5 former, current ASG officials endorse David and Jo for president, executive vice president

Carly Blumenfeld, Steven Monacelli, Neil Mehta, Mark Silberg, and David Chi

April 16, 2013

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

When we came to Northwestern, each of us was looking for something different. However, we all shared one thing in common — we wanted to find students who were active and engaged beyond their educational experiences. Despite...

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...