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Ortiz: Analyzing key races in the upcoming Chicago municipal elections
Ortiz: Analyzing key races in the upcoming Chicago municipal elections
Sterling Kossuth Ortiz, Senior Staffer • February 2, 2023

Chicago is gearing up for the upcoming municipal elections, with various candidates vying for seats across the city. We'll focus on some candidates endorsed by the Democratic Socialists of America. The...

Reif: Students are burnt out. NU must embrace a culture of less
Reif: Students are burnt out. NU must embrace a culture of less
February 1, 2023
Kang: NU should practice need-blind admissions for all
Kang: NU should practice need-blind admissions for all
January 30, 2023
The column’s name, Rice Purity, featuring a red bowl of rice on a yellow background.
Fu: Straight is Stupid
January 25, 2023
Duda: Labor unions saw success in 2022 — why didnt MMA fighters use the momentum?
Duda: Labor unions saw success in 2022 — why didn't MMA fighters use the momentum?
January 24, 2023
Ortiz: Previewing four frontrunners in Chicago’s mayoral race
Ortiz: Previewing four frontrunners in Chicago’s mayoral race
January 20, 2023
Li: Telling the small-town American story
Li: Telling the small-town American story
January 19, 2023
Mayed: This is indeed a war zone, not a university
Mayed: This is indeed a war zone, not a university
January 18, 2023
A graphic that reads “I am not the only student who has been subject to the University’s inhumane policies — my experience has shown NU’s willingness to exploit vulnerable students to maintain its ever-growing wealth.
Ahn: Residential Services pushed me to my limits
January 16, 2023
Title “The curse of being a prophetic dinosaur in the cretaceous period” over two boxes. In the first box a smaller dinosaur tells a bigger dinosaur “mommy, I can’t wait to live forever.” In the second box, the bigger dinosaur has a tear on its face.
Meher’s Cartoon: “The curse”
April 7, 2022
Mehers Cartoon: Bear-er of bad news
Meher's Cartoon: "Bear-er of bad news"
November 19, 2021
Anonymous: What they don’t say about sexual assault on your campus tour
Anonymous: What they don’t say about sexual assault on your campus tour
November 10, 2019
The Spectrum: In the Moment
September 29, 2019
Mills, Crawford: Oh Opinion …
Mills, Crawford: Oh Opinion …
September 20, 2022
The Daily Northwestern’s Spring Quarter 2021 Diversity Report
June 20, 2021
The Daily Northwestern’s 2021-22 diversity report
October 9, 2022
purple newsstand next to a blue structure with an anchor painted on.
A map of The Daily Northwestern’s newsstand locations
May 25, 2022
Brown: Joining my union was the best decision of my life
Brown: Joining my union was the best decision of my life
Paul Brown, Op-Ed Contributor • January 9, 2023

The most important thing I’ll do in my graduate school career happened during the fall of my first year: I got involved in my university’s student worker union. I first heard about...

Seven Baslogh, coconut covered sweets each topped with a walnut, sit on a mint green plate.
Nourbakhsh: I tested out two traditional Persian dessert recipes for Shabe Yalda and the results were delicious
Mitra Nourbakhsh, Contributor • December 1, 2022

Don’t read this if you’re hungry, because we’re talking holiday desserts. I’ve made Christmas cookies and babka before, but this holiday baking season I wanted to try something...

President Michael Schill looks at a gray Northwestern sweater, a blue moded, his dog Max and some deep dish pizza. These items are all on top of a gradient blue background.
Markus: Eight Things President Schill Wants for Hannukah
Nicole Markus, Holiday Guide Editor • December 1, 2022

Black Friday and Cyber Monday have passed, but the time for making holiday wish lists has just begun. It’s Northwestern President Michael Schill’s first year at NU, so we thought...

Parent: Have yourself a merry “grown-up” Christmas
Parent: Have yourself a merry “grown-up” Christmas
Tabi Parent, Contributor • December 1, 2022

This Thanksgiving, my cousin and I found our 18 and 19-year-old selves sitting, for the umpteenth year in a row, at the kids' table. Last I checked, 18 is the legal age of adulthood...

LTE: Palestinian freedom is a fight for Black and brown liberation
LTE: Palestinian freedom is a fight for Black and brown liberation
Rivers Leche, Op-Ed Contributor • November 18, 2022

Just a few days ago, Lily Cohen authored an op-ed entitled, "I am more proud of my Jewish identity than anyone can ever hate me for it." Cohen and all Jewish students deserve spaces...

Mwangi: George R.R. Martins $5M donation and the marketability of creative writing
Mwangi: George R.R. Martin's $5M donation and the marketability of creative writing
Duncan Mwangi, Op-Ed Contributor • November 17, 2022

Word on the street is, George R.R. Martin, one of Northwestern’s most renowned alumni, is back at Northwestern and he’s feeling generous enough to donate a creative writing professor...

LTE: Context is crucial when considering “From the River to the Sea”
LTE: Context is crucial when considering “From the River to the Sea”
Hamza Mahmood, Op-Ed Contributor • November 16, 2022

I wholeheartedly support Lily Cohen’s celebration of her Jewish identity in her op-ed published last week and would love to take her up on the offer of a Shabbat dinner. Her experience...

David: The long-awaited downfall of Kanye West
David: The long-awaited downfall of Kanye West
Loretta David, Columnist • November 14, 2022

It seems society has finally reached its breaking point with rapper Kanye West. It should’ve happened sooner. West has recently come under fire for making several antisemitic comments...

Crawford: The lasting impact of Donna Summer
Crawford: The lasting impact of Donna Summer
Colin Crawford, Assistant Opinion Editor • November 11, 2022

If you listen closely to the final track on Beyoncé’s critically acclaimed house album, “Renaissance,” you may recognize a familiar techno synth melody. On “SUMMER RENAISSANCE,”...

Mayed: De-carcerating peer support, an abolitionist perspective
Mayed: De-carcerating peer support, an abolitionist perspective
Sahibzada Mayed, Op-Ed Contributor • November 10, 2022

We engage in peer support all the time, often out of necessity — as a fugitive act. Peer support can be life-saving and life-preserving, a disruption to the death-making institutions...

Cohen: I am more proud of my Jewish identity than anyone can ever hate me for it
Cohen: I am more proud of my Jewish identity than anyone can ever hate me for it
Lily Cohen, Op-Ed Contributor • November 9, 2022

There is no place where I feel more at home than Shabbat services at Hillel, surrounded by other Jewish students praying proudly and passionately. During the past three years, that...

David: The sensationalization of Black pain must come to an end
David: The sensationalization of Black pain must come to an end
Loretta David, Columnist • November 4, 2022

Content warning: this story contains mentions of anti-Black violence. Early Tuesday morning, Kirshnik Ball, known as Takeoff of the Atlanta rap trio Migos, was shot and killed. His...

Jiang: 抱歉/Excuse me/Pardon, I’m not fluent but allow me to learn your language
Jiang: 抱歉/Excuse me/Pardon, I’m not fluent but allow me to learn your language
Hannah Zhihan Jiang, Op-Ed Contributor • November 3, 2022

Getting off the plane to Paris this fall, I found an airport café and ordered in French. Ten minutes before, with my phone tilted so no one could see my screen, I Google Translated...

Mills, Crawford: Write opinion
Mills, Crawford: Write opinion
Kadin Mills and Colin Crawford November 2, 2022

Week eight is just around the corner, though it seems like this year just started, like, five days ago — but that's just our opinion. In the past seven weeks, we’ve published 18...

Bade: Evanston should vote yes on ranked-choice voting
Bade: Evanston should vote yes on ranked-choice voting
Ben Bade, Op-Ed Contributor • November 2, 2022

Evanston voters will have the opportunity on Election Day to revolutionize the city’s electoral system and create a more representative, engaged and civil democracy. On the ballot...

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