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Letter to the Editor: An open letter to The Graduate School Dean Teresa Woodruff

May 22, 2018

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Dear Dean Woodruff, In your recent email to The Graduate School community, you tried to clarify the school’s decisions to deny funding requests for students beyond their fifth years, emphasizing that they are ineligible for...

Letter to the Editor: Three Unrelated Rule puts off-campus students at risk of eviction

May 20, 2018

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A few years ago, when four Northwestern undergraduates first signed on to a unit off campus, their landlord, aware that four people would actually be living there, drew up a lease for three of them to sign. Several months later,...

Letter to the Editor: Make Whitaker Medill’s permanent dean

May 20, 2018

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As a Medill alum, I'm delighted that Prof. Charles Whitaker will serve as interim dean after Brad Hamm steps down. But why not make Whitaker permanent dean to avoid a time-consuming and expensive national search for a successor?...

Letter to the Editor: Ald. Fiske’s inaction on brothel law could cost her student support

May 17, 2018

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For the past few weeks, Evanston’s City Council agenda has included an item of great importance to many Northwestern students: the brothel law. Don’t let the thought of scattered garter belts or callers in the dead of night...

Letter to the Editor: From memory to action: AEPi’s inspiration for Dog Days

May 12, 2018

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Memory — in its varied forms — is the beating heart of the Jewish tradition, the fruitful phenomenon from which an entire people was born. In Hebrew, the word for “remember” derives from the word “zakar,” directly...