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Thuillier: Speaking another language should never be an indictment of your ability to function in American society

Thuillier: Speaking another language should never be an indictment of your ability to function in American society

Marcus Thuillier, Columnist

May 9, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, Opinion

“Say something in French,” was a sentence I heard constantly when I first moved to the United States. Within the first five minutes of meeting new people, I would be known as “that guy who speaks another language.” I have struggled to really understand what that means for me throughout the years...

Wong: The new bachelorette isn’t enough to make the show feminist

Wong: The new bachelorette isn’t enough to make the show feminist

Emily Wong, Op-Ed Contributor

May 9, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, Opinion

This Monday marks the season premiere of my favorite guilty pleasure show, “The Bachelorette.” This season’s Bachelorette is Hannah Brown, also known as Miss Alabama USA 2018. Her first block of screen time during season 23 of “The Bachelor” consisted of a mysterious feud with Caelynn Miller-Keyes,...

Shirola: Mass restrictions on opioid prescriptions are unnecessary and unethical

Shirola: Mass restrictions on opioid prescriptions are unnecessary and unethical

Wesley Shirola, Columnist

May 8, 2019


Filed under Opinion

This is the second column in “Failed Policy,” a series examining the history of drugs and drug policy in the United States since its founding. In 2017, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services declared a public health emergency in response to the opioid crisis. The Centers for Disease ...

Liu: The forgotten minority

Liu: The forgotten minority

Lucy Liu, Op-Ed Contributor

May 7, 2019


Filed under Opinion

As I clicked through a survey for my sociology class at Northwestern on inequality, one of the questions asked, “What percentage of your zip code would you estimate is each of the following?” The categories presented were “White or Caucasian,” “Black or African American,” “American Indian...

Editorial: Despite Schapiro’s advocacy, safe spaces are not guaranteed

Editorial: Despite Schapiro’s advocacy, safe spaces are not guaranteed

The Daily Northwestern Editorial Board

May 7, 2019


Filed under Editorial, Latest Stories, Opinion

In January 2016, Northwestern President Morton Schapiro wrote an article in The Washington Post promoting safe spaces, using examples from the Northwestern student community. “The best hope we have of creating an inclusive community is to first create spaces where members of each group feel safe,” he wrot...