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Thuillier: For immigrants, labels simplify necessary complexities

Thuillier: For immigrants, labels simplify necessary complexities

Marcus Thuillier, Column

February 28, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, Opinion

Why do we have to carry labels around? I asked myself that this past week, as I was standing in line for the first of a few appointments I need to attend to complete my naturalization process. As I waited for the office to open, I kept an ear out and heard people speaking many languages. Although...

Opinion: The history of black journalists in newsrooms, explained

Marissa Martinez, Christopher Vazquez, and Brian Meng

February 27, 2019


Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Multimedia, Opinion, Video

Opinion editor Marissa Martinez breaks down the history of black journalists in newsrooms. Related Stories: — This election season, don’t ignore black journalists — again — Closson: Being a black journalist is hard — but necessary...

Augustine: Defunding Planned Parenthood hurts marginalized communities

Augustine: Defunding Planned Parenthood hurts marginalized communities

Kathryn Augustine, Op-Ed Contributor

February 26, 2019


Filed under Contributors, Latest Stories, Opinion

The Trump administration announced Feb. 22 that organizations providing abortion referrals will face an end to federal funding from Title X. This will effectively promote the funneling of funds to conservative, strictly pro-life organizations that do not acknowledge abortion as means of family planning...

Affording NU: Northwestern pushed for low-income students to be on campus. Now it’s time to actually care about their experience

Affording NU: Northwestern pushed for low-income students to be on campus. Now it’s time to actually care about their experience

Allie Goulding, Digital Managing Editor

February 26, 2019


Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

In this series, a writer explores the everyday struggles of being a low-income student at Northwestern. Three years ago, Northwestern announced a new initiative to have 20 percent of the entering class be Pell Grant-eligible by 2020 and to increase “access for academically qualified students, regardle...

Martinez: Why “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” is my Best Picture

Martinez: Why “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” is my Best Picture

Marissa Martinez, Opinion Editor

February 26, 2019


Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

Anyone who knows me knows I can’t shut up about “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.” Yes, I have seen it three times in theaters. Yes, I have cried all three times. It’s hard to explain why the movie touches me so much. I mean, on a surface level, the stunning animation styles that referenced...