The Daily Northwestern

Letter to the Editor: Tisdahl mischaracterizes citizen comments

November 18, 2012

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

Dear Editor, According to an article on the relationship between Evanston and Northwestern, Evanston Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl recently described widespread community opposition to NU's plans to build a parking deck on the ...

Letter to the Editor: Stop blaming Northwestern fans

November 15, 2012

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

As a diehard Northwestern sports fan, I’m fed up with being blamed and criticized each time the Cardiac Cats lose. Ariel Yong's and Dan Ryan’s recent columns tend to unjustly belittle the Northwestern fan base. It's time ...

Letter to the Editor: Nominate teachers for secondary education award

November 14, 2012

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

Dear Fellow Seniors, Teachers are in the unique position to inspire and transform us, forever altering and improving our lives. My mentor in high school was Robert Berg. In the classroom, Mr. Berg taught AP Macroeconomics....

Letter to the Editor: Northwestern wrong to support gun buyback programs

November 12, 2012

Filed under Dajae Coleman, Letters to Editor, Opinion

President Schapiro, After reading about your donation of $10,000 of University money to the local gun buyback program in Evanston, I, as a gun-owning student, had to take a second look. While I commend your desire to help the...

Letter to the Editor: Column reflects uninformed foreign policy

November 1, 2012

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

While there were certain aspects of a recent column on U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East that I enjoyed reading, I was overwhelmed by the vagueness of the column and the lack of credible facts or sources Joseph Misulonas...

Letter to the Editor: Sandy the latest reminder of climate change dangers

October 31, 2012

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

In purely economic terms, Hurricane Sandy will cost the United States $20 billion. And although a little less than half of that cash is insured, it cannot come close to accounting for the millions who have been devastated by...

Letter to the Editor: Decades later, The Daily still doesn’t get it

October 29, 2012

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

To the members of the editorial board responsible for the Oct. 29 Forum opinion: Thank you for your attempt at starting a frank discussion about race at Northwestern. It saddens me today that this is the same discussion t...

Letter to the Editor: President Schapiro, bring back Rabbi Klein

October 29, 2012

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

Dear President Schapiro: What a delight it was to welcome you to Northwestern as president! Your pedigreed liberal arts background at Williams College, your open and embracing attitude toward the campus and your standing as...

Letter to the Editor: Respond to unsubstantiated opinions with facts

October 25, 2012

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

Dear Sir: The students who wanted an article removed from the newspaper's website should take the following action: write an article which explains the mistakes in the offending piece. The only proper reaction to unsubstantiated...

Letter to the Editor: Telles-Irvin should experience Chabad for herself

October 25, 2012

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

To the Northwestern community, I’m writing in light of VP Telles-Irvin’s e-mail to the student body regarding Northwestern’s disaffiliation with the Tannenbaum Chabad House and Rabbi Dov Hillel Klein. Her letter cites...

Letter to the Editor: Daily Northwestern dangerously shortsighted

October 24, 2012

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

Daily Northwestern, Like much of the Northwestern community, we were infuriated after reading the recent op-ed regarding affirmative action by Sydney Zink. While our own personal backgrounds are quite different — two distinctions...

Letter to the Editor: This Halloween, think before you dress

October 21, 2012

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

Growing up, I always used to look forward to Halloween. As an avid sports fan, I'd decide on my costume a month in advance, which usually involved painting a T-shirt to match the jersey of my favorite player. I'd map out my t...