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Matt Gates is a Weinberg sophomore studying political science. His past positions at The Daily include slot editor and copy editor. The New Jersey native is also involved with Autism Speaks, Relay for Life and the American Sign Language Club. You can reach Matt via email.

Matt Gates, Copy Chief, Columnist

Feb 28, 2016
Gates: Leave Main Library alone (Story)
May 26, 2015
Gates: Expertise should outweigh celebrity status (Story)
May 13, 2015
Gates: Don’t forget the value of foreign language (Story)
Apr 28, 2015
Gates: TV can’t entirely eclipse books (Story)
Apr 14, 2015
Gates: Credit reduction can make less mean more (Story)
Mar 31, 2015
Gates: Presidential elections should not dominate news (Story)
Mar 01, 2015
Gates: Northwestern should better adjust course offerings to meet student interest (Story)
Feb 22, 2015
Gates: History about more than just the positive side (Story)
Feb 15, 2015
Gates: Authors of classic works deserve chance to branch out (Story)
Feb 08, 2015
Gates: Flu reveals over-involvement epidemic (Story)
Jan 25, 2015
Gates: Consider a religion class to expand understanding (Story)
Jan 11, 2015
Gates: Simple New Year’s resolutions work best  (Story)
Nov 19, 2014
Gates: Make Thanksgiving break longer (Story)
Nov 12, 2014
Gates: Spend time reading CTECs (Story)
Nov 05, 2014
Gates: Common Application comes with drawbacks (Story)
Oct 29, 2014
Gates: Add government, economics to Weinberg distribution requirements (Story)
Oct 22, 2014
Gates: Unnecessary course prerequisites undermine student choice (Story)
Oct 15, 2014
Gates: Northwestern should extend health center hours (Story)
Oct 09, 2014
Gates: Equivalency meal policies detrimental to students (Story)
Oct 01, 2014
Gates: Students should not feel pressure to double major (Story)
Sep 24, 2014
Gates: US News Rankings Do Not Deserve Attention (Story)
May 27, 2014
Gates: Class of 2018 deserves a clearer housing process (Story)
May 20, 2014
Gates: Learn from different majors, don’t compare them (Story)
May 13, 2014
Gates: Consider the Consequences of Tanning (Story)
May 06, 2014
Gates: Tone down complaining culture (Story)
Apr 29, 2014
Gates: Don’t fall for ‘AP mania’ (Story)
Apr 22, 2014
Gates: Buzzfeed is for more than killing time (Story)
Apr 15, 2014
Gates: How to ‘waste your time’ efficiently (Story)
Apr 08, 2014
Gates: Start effective sex education before college (Story)
Apr 01, 2014
Gates: The unintended benefits of the quarter system (Story)
Mar 05, 2014
Gates: Students should stay informed about politics (Story)
Feb 26, 2014
Gates: Internet anonymity makes us face uncomfortable truths, to our benefit (Story)
Feb 19, 2014
Gates: Recognize danger in dietary supplements (Story)
Feb 06, 2014
Gates: Explore options before picking a path (Story)
Jan 29, 2014
Gates: Progressive political progress does not reflect its widespread support (Story)
Jan 22, 2014
Gates: Film rating system needs improvement (Story)
Jan 15, 2014
Gates: Sleep deprivation deserves more attention (Story)
Jan 08, 2014
Gates: Time to rearrange the quarter system (Story)
Nov 24, 2013
Gates: Make the most of your meal plans (Story)
Nov 17, 2013
Gates: Students should step up event attendance (Story)
Nov 10, 2013
Gates: No Shave November about more than sleeping in (Story)
Nov 04, 2013
Gates: Early admission policies need improvement (Story)
Oct 27, 2013
Gates: Sidewalk flyers are an unnecessary tradition (Story)