The Daily Northwestern

Letter: Fluffy fashion column prejudiced in own way

Miriam Mogilevsky and Miriam Mogilevsky

November 11, 2009

Fluffy fashion column prejudiced in own wayI'm sure I'm not the only reader who was appalled to open Monday's edition of The Daily and find, right next to two eloquent, intelligent letters about race issues at Northwestern, you have printed a column ("Define your night with closet choice," Nov. 9) in...

Letter: Suspect details crucial for personal security

Rebecca Penskar and Rebecca Penskar

November 11, 2009

Suspect details crucial for personal securityAs a female member of our Northwestern community, I am troubled by the recent increase in crime, especially the sexual assault in Tech. I am encouraged by the steps the University has taken to better protect students. However, personal responsibility is the firs...

Editorial: Campus safety needs new look

November 11, 2009

Your 5 a.m. e-mail told you: This week marked yet another incident of violence on campus. This time it involved sexual abuse that occurred in a well-lit indoor hallway of Tech, early enough in the evening for other students to still be around. We expect to feel pretty safe on campus. We walk into Tech...

Editorial: Race essential in crime alerts

November 11, 2009

Should we ever have to choose between safety and racial sensitivity? The debate about including a suspect's race in NU crime alerts is too easily simplified by this dichotomy: Either we need to know the suspect's race for our safety, or we use racial labels that could perpetuate stereotypes. After last week...

Barzon: Would you blindly obey order to kill?

Carlton Barzon and Carlton Barzon

November 11, 2009

Tuesday, Nov. 10 will likely go down in history as a watershed date in the evolution of video games. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, the widely anticipated sequel to one of the most popular first-person shooters of all time, was finally released to the adulation of gamers everywhere.Being a fan of th...