The Daily Northwestern

Letter to the Editor: President Schapiro erred in defending campus oversensitivity in convocation speech

September 25, 2016

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

I was dismayed to read about Northwestern president Morton Schapiro's remarks to the incoming freshman class in Wednesday's edition of the Daily. His full-throated defense of "safe spaces," and "trigger warnings" — coupled with his ad...

Letter to the Editor: Graduate students should embrace the recent NLRB ruling

September 19, 2016

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

The National Labor Relations Board recently ruled that graduate students at private universities are considered employees. This ruling categorizes graduate students as university workers, paving the path for us to form a union....

Letter to the Editor: Israel, Palestine and Soup — A Call for Campus Pluralism

September 19, 2016

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

What is your favorite soup? Take a moment to think — we’ll come back to it. My name is Charlie and I’m a McCormick senior. I will be serving our undergraduate Jewish community this year as the Hillel representative on...

Letter to the Editor: Will NU dump PC paranoia?

September 18, 2016

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

This letter to the editor responds to a previous Daily report, "Schapiro publishes article on campus protests amid controversy over UChicago letter." How nice of Morty to express his views to the Los Angeles Times while not speaking direc...

Letter to the Editor: Response to coverage of Karl Eikenberry’s appointment

June 14, 2016

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

As individuals quoted in "Saving Karl Eikenberry," we write to set the record straight. To start, the headline is just wrong.  The article describes the Northwestern administration not saving the appointment of Ret. Lt. Gen....