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Letter to the Editor: Open letter by Northwestern faculty requesting a more central role in planning Buffet Institute’s future

May 3

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

Dear President Schapiro and Provost Linzer, The undersigned write you in the hope that lessons can be learned from the questionable process and unfortunate outcome of the recent search for Buffett leadership. That search, begu...

Letter to the Editor: Behavioral economics and the ASG election

April 24

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

I wanted to go skydiving. I made a reservation, paid for it, drove all the way there, flew up in the plane with a parachute on, knelt by the open door and willed myself to jump, but I couldn’t get myself to move. Then the instructor...

Letter to the Editor: Response to ‘More compassion needed in abortion debate’

April 21

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

In his compelling article “More compassion needed in abortion debate,” Jose Trejos articulates several spot-on frustrations in the abortion debate. At times, the debate seems to unfairly place blame on women. In addition, it can be difficu...

Letter to the Editor: Response to ‘Student activists protest outside Schapiro’s house’

April 20

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

It seems clear that the moral compass of Northwestern trustees is firmly fixed on the bottom line. They put return on investment ahead of responsibility to all of NU's stakeholders by refusing Morty Schapiro's request to divest en...

Letter to the Editor: Buffett Institute directors support Eikenberry’s appointment

April 10

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

Dear Editor: As has been reported in The Daily Northwestern, Karl Eikenberry’s appointment is stirring up controversy among some Northwestern faculty and students. People are criticizing the appointment process, his credentials and his military background...

Letter to the Editor: 43 current and former student group leaders support Joji and Archie

April 7

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

We, as current and former members of Associated Student Government's executive board and student group leaders on campus, are proudly supporting Joji Syed and Archie Baskaran for ASG President and Vice President. We encourage...

Letter to the Editor: 31 members of Greek leadership in support of Joji and Archie

April 7

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

We, as current and former leaders of the Greek community, are proudly supporting Joji Syed and Archie Baskaran for Associated Student Government President and Vice President. The ideas here do not represent our chapters or councils,...

Letter to the Editor: Members of ASG’s executive board support Christina and Macs

April 6

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

We, as members of Associated Student Government’s executive board, ask you to acknowledge the value of your voice and vote in changing campus culture. We’ve heard calls for increased diversity and inclusion, greater transparency...

Letter to the Editor: Because our struggles are not just bullet points

April 6

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

This past week, campus has been inundated with buzzwords about change, paradigm shifts, social justice and streamlined communication. As Muslim students who are often overlooked or simply lumped in with other marginalized grou...

Letter to the Editor: Members of the Greek community support Christina and Macs

April 6

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

We, as members of IFC and PHA Greek organizations, are voting for Christina and Macs for student body President and Vice President. We urge all members of the Greek community to do the same this coming Thursday. Why should ...

Letter to the Editor: From a student veteran, ASG should vote ‘no’ on the Eikenberry resolution

Alon Schneidman

April 6

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

This Wednesday the Associated Student Government will vote on a resolution calling on Northwestern to rescind the appointment of retired Lt. Gen. and former ambassador to Afghanistan Karl Eikenberry as the first executive director of the Buffett Institute. This proposed reso...

Letter to the Editor: Zionism is not solidarity

Daniel Weinberg

March 31

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

This letter was written in response to a previous Letter to the Editor, “My Judaism and Zionism are inextricably linked” I get it; I really do. Your parents talk about Israel as if it is a given, destined to exist. Your Rabbi mentions how important it is to ...