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Letter to the Editor: On behalf of NU’s Organization of Women Faculty

Letter to the Editor: On behalf of NU’s Organization of Women Faculty

May 19, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, Letters to Editor, Opinion

To the editor, Like many university campuses, Northwestern has been targeted by bigotry and with white supremacist symbols in recent weeks and over the years. As members of Northwestern’s faculty, we stand against all words and acts of hate and in support of all members of our community. We believe...

Bian: Alabama’s abortion law a huge step back

Bian: Alabama’s abortion law a huge step back

Andrea Bian, Opinion Editor

May 17, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, Opinion

On May 15, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed the Alabama Human Life Protection Act into law. This followed the state’s senators’ passing House Bill 314, another piece of legislation effectively banning abortion in the state. The bill allows no exceptions for rape and incest and is essentially a near-total...

Hoskinson: ‘Long Shot’ succeeds comedically, but plot comes up short

Hoskinson: ‘Long Shot’ succeeds comedically, but plot comes up short

Rhett Hoskinson, Op-Ed Contributor

May 17, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, Opinion

In the movie “Long Shot”, Secretary of State Charlotte Field (Charlize Theron) falls in love with unemployed journalist Fred Flarsky (Seth Rogen). The aptly-titled film hits its mark, a satisfying comedy that playfully questions gender roles and references the dissection of women in politics. Throughout...

From the Newsroom: Reflecting on The Daily’s coverage of Evanston

From the Newsroom: Reflecting on The Daily’s coverage of Evanston

Kristina Karisch, Print Managing Editor

May 15, 2019


Filed under From the Newsroom, Latest Stories, Opinion

In this series, Daily staff members hope to provide more transparency about how we operate. If you would like to submit a question to be answered here, please send an email to eic@dailynorthwestern.com. The Daily’s tagline is “Northwestern And Evanston’s Only Daily News Source Since 1881.” ...

Buchaniec: Laws should match our present, not our history

Buchaniec: Laws should match our present, not our history

Catherine Buchaniec, Design Editor

May 15, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, Opinion

In a letter to James Madison, Thomas Jefferson said that he believed the Constitution ought to have a deadline — 19 years, to be exact. At the time Jefferson’s letter was penned, a generational change occurred approximately every 19 years. According to Jefferson, this generational transition...