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Marissa Martinez
Marissa is a Medill sophomore studying journalism and Spanish. She has previously been assistant opinion editor and reporter. She is the academic chair for Communications Residential College, member of NABJ, NAHJ and AAJA, and was a peer adviser for the 2018-19 school year. You can reach Marissa via Twitter or email.

Marissa Martinez, Opinion Editor

Mar 08, 2019
Martinez: Saying goodbye to Opinion — but not the lessons (Story)
Feb 27, 2019
Opinion: The history of black journalists in newsrooms, explained (Story)
Feb 26, 2019
Martinez: Why “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” is my Best Picture (Story)
Feb 26, 2019
Martinez: Why “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” is my Best Picture (Story)
Feb 26, 2019
Martinez: The Oscars are getting better — but there’s still a disconnect (Story)
Feb 19, 2019
Martinez: What Yalitza Aparicio’s role means for indigenous representation (Story)
Feb 11, 2019
Off Script: Hollywood, stop pushing the tragic mulatto trope (Story)
Feb 06, 2019
Martinez: Gifted education is systematically denied to minority students (Story)
Jan 28, 2019
Martinez: Stop silencing multilingual people (Story)
Jan 22, 2019
Martinez: Deifying politicians will only hurt us more later (Story)
Jan 15, 2019
This election season, don’t ignore black journalists — again (Story)
Jan 08, 2019
Martinez: Diversity is not an empty promise (Story)
Nov 04, 2018
Martinez: Voting will not solve all our problems (Story)
Oct 15, 2018
Martinez: Huerta’s impact should not be erased (Story)
Oct 07, 2018
Martinez: Van Dyke verdict is the first step of a long journey (Story)
Oct 02, 2018
Martinez: YA novels still resonate years later (Story)
Oct 02, 2018
Martinez: What I learned as a Peer Adviser (Story)
Jun 20, 2018
Evanston celebrates Juneteenth at Fleetwood-Jourdain Community Center (Story)
May 30, 2018
Martinez: Opinion section should try to move beyond limitations (Story)
May 22, 2018
Martinez: Rappers shouldn’t have to censor the N-word for non-black fans (Story)
May 16, 2018
Martinez: Students’ lack of reading shouldn’t be shamed (Story)
May 09, 2018
Martinez: Don’t call Glover a genius yet (Story)
May 02, 2018
Martinez: Dolezal documentary more damaging than helpful (Story)
Apr 24, 2018
Martinez: Coming to terms with Kanye’s tweets (Story)
Apr 19, 2018
Martinez: Journalists, consumers should be cognizant of study funding (Story)
Apr 15, 2018
Martinez: Journalists should use more accessible language (Story)
Apr 02, 2018
Martinez: Reaffirming my Korean identity (Story)
Mar 07, 2018
Martinez: Oscars continue to miss the mark (Story)
Feb 25, 2018
Martinez: Arming teachers only creates more problems (Story)
Feb 18, 2018
Martinez: ‘Black Panther’ signifies new era in representation (Story)
Feb 07, 2018
Martinez: Students can find ways to celebrate black culture both on, off NU campus (Story)
Jan 22, 2018
Martinez: Ansari allegations should not be dismissed in #MeToo conversation (Story)
Nov 10, 2017
Nontraditional Evanston school hosts grand opening, ribbon-cutting ceremony (Story)
Nov 08, 2017
Political journalists discuss changing media coverage during Trump Presidency (Story)
Oct 30, 2017
Day of the Dead celebration sees increased attendance, showcases city’s ‘cultural richness’ (Story)