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Letter to the Editor: My Judaism and Zionism are inextricably linked

Alana Olswing

March 29

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

I did not hesitate to vote yes for Unshackle NU’s divestment resolution, especially after Jessica Schwalb’s call to Jewish students to “reenter campus activism” in spite of anti-Israel rhetoric. However, it is important t...

Letter to the Editor: NUBAA’s response to ‘Schapiro condemns vandalism in Alice Millar Chapel’

Jeffrey Sterling

March 18

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

The Northwestern University Black Alumni Association (NUBAA) again observes the occurrence of a racially explicit hate crime on campus with the defacing of the Alice Millar Chapel. We write this letter to add our voice to the ...

Letter to Editor: Blessings in a Backpack CEO applauds Dance Marathon efforts

February 23

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

Dear Northwestern Community, On behalf of Blessings in a Backpack and the nearly 86,000 children we feed across the country each weekend, we applaud your outstanding efforts to raise funds and awareness for childhood hunger throu...

Letter to the Editor: What representation in Associated Student Government should mean

February 16

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

This Wednesday evening, at 6 p.m., Associated Student Government is hosting a forum for students to voice their opinions about our recent proposal to overhaul the way that seats are apportioned in ASG Senate. The allocati...

Letter to the Editor: On the problematic promotion of dialogue

Sustained Dialogue Leadership Team

February 14

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

We, the Sustained Dialogue leadership team, a group of five students that work closely with the office of Social Justice Education and our fellow students to run the SD program, would like to address recent and ongoing co-optation...

Letter to the Editor: Response to Mims’ Spectrum column

Karyn Reif

February 11

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

The students who work for Northwestern’s Phonathon program are some of the University’s most important ambassadors. By sharing their personal stories with alumni, they strengthen the ties between alumni and students and help...

Letter to the Editor: Response to Ettinger on sorority recruitment

Ben Connelly

February 10

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

After reading a recent article in The Daily on hazing during sorority rush, I found myself unsurprised to hear that some people have a hard time during the process. That’s a well-known fact; however, I have never heard of th...

Letter to the Editor: Schapiro, Linzer strongly back Karl Eikenberry’s appointment as executive director of Buffett Institute

Morton Schapiro and Dan Linzer

February 10

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

The Daily Northwestern yesterday published a letter to the editor by a group of faculty regarding the appointment of Karl Eikenberry as executive director of the Buffett Institute for Global Studies. As we have communicated previously to faculty m...

Letter to the Editor: Open letter by Northwestern faculty in support of academic integrity

February 9

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

The undersigned 46 Northwestern faculty urge University President Morton Schapiro and Provost Daniel Linzer to withdraw the appointment of retired Lt. Gen. and former ambassador to Afghanistan Karl Eikenberry as executive directo...

Letter to the Editor: Northwestern must “divest” from investment secrecy

Dick Reif

February 3

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

The Daily recently reported that Northwestern is among three universities agreeing to sign the United Nations' Principles for Responsible Investment to create transparency for endowment fund allocations. Great news. But NU will only...

Letter to the Editor: Concerning the use of Evans’ name

Native American & Indigenous Student Alliance

January 18

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

This letter is a response to the recent article on the petition to remove John Evans’ name from campus in which President Morton Schapiro is quoted as saying, “I think sanitizing history is a mistake, I think taking people’s names off as if they never existed is a mistake and I think at an educational in...

Letter to the Editor: Banning bottled water at Northwestern is an unhealthy policy

Chris Hogan

December 6

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

People need to drink more water. The consumption of water, whether from the bottle or the tap, is a good thing, but banning or restricting access to bottled water on Northwestern’s campus, while keeping available less healthy sodas and sports drinks, would prevent people from choosing the healthiest packag...