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Letter to the Editor: Celebratory mood innapropriate for bin Laden’s death

April 30, 2011

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

I am writing this the morning after the death of Osama bin Laden was announced, and the morning after celebrations on campus and around the country. Although far removed from the heart of campus, sounds of cheering and celebration ma...

Letter to the Editor: Take Back the Night benefits women and Evanston’s Porchlight

April 25, 2011

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Sexual assault remains one of the most underreported crimes in this country. According to the U.S. Department of Justice's 2005 National Crime Victimization Study, 60 percent of sexual assault is never reported. The majority of...

The Drawing Board: Trump as president

Sara Dunberg

April 25, 2011

Filed under Letters to Editor

Letter to the editor: Transparency in endowment is not so clear-cut

April 19, 2011

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Tuesday's article "In Focus: Why NU fails to make the grade on endowment transparency" and Wednesday's "Editorial: Students should demand advisory committee for NU" together attempt to persuade students to push for endowment "t...

Letter to the Editor: Column ‘misleading’ in critical description of the wealthy

Chris De Notto

January 7, 2011

Filed under Letters to Editor

Ms. (Amanda) Scherker's column typifies the attacks on the rich. She brands the nation's top one percent of income earners as selfish. This is misleading. First, she equates the top one percent with millionaires. To her, th...

Letters from the archive

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

Filed under Letters to Editor

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...