The Daily Northwestern

Letter to the Editor: Remembering my grandmother after the Cubs’ World Series win

November 6, 2016

My Grandma Sowa passed away when I was five. One of my most important memories is reading a passage at her wake. But before that, I never truly got to know who she was. My grandmother suffered from progressive supranuclear palsy ...

Letter to the Editor: After winning the World Series, a Cubs fan reflects

Casey Reed, Communication '16

November 4, 2016

It is difficult to assemble my thoughts after the greatest night of my life. Although the Cubs have struggled historically for over a century, even relatively young Cubs fans like myself have known heartbreak and known it well....

Letter to the Editor: Fostering the next generation’s civic engagement begins in the classroom

October 20, 2016

For many Northwestern students, November will be the first time they cast a ballot in a presidential election. In just a few weeks, students will be lined up to pull a lever that will determine the course of our nation — no...

Letter to the Editor: A response from MARS executive board

October 18, 2016

We failed you, Northwestern, and we can be better. Men Against Rape and Sexual Assault, known as MARS around campus, started in 2010 as a half-dozen guys who saw sexual assault as inherently a men's issue. In an effort to stand...

Letter to the Editor: A response to ‘We should abolish Greek life at NU, and it wouldn’t be as hard as you think’

October 10, 2016

Mr. Boxerman, in his article on Greek life, focuses primarily on its problems. Surely, he’s heard about the benefits: friendships, meeting new people within the Greek system, service and philanthropy, to name a few. But the author assert...