The Daily Northwestern

Troy is a Medill sophomore studying journalism and minoring in legal studies. He was opinion editor last quarter and has also previously been assistant summer editor. The DC area native is also involved in Wildcat Welcome as a Peer Adviser and works at Northwestern Career Advancement. You can reach Troy via email.

Troy Closson, Managing Editor

Sep 14, 2018
Loved ones remember Shane Colombo as passionate, ‘epitome of a good person’ (Story)
May 13, 2018
National Pan-Hellenic Council secures plot space at Scott Hall in push for greater campus recognition (Story)
May 10, 2018
Multicultural Greek Council gains momentum in efforts to receive on-campus space (Story)
May 06, 2018
NU Black Alumni Association premieres documentary on Bursar’s Office Takeover (Story)
May 04, 2018
Students demand University action on black student experience, departmentalization, dining transition (Story)
May 03, 2018
In Focus: Fifty years after Bursar’s Office Takeover, Northwestern reconciles continued parallels in black student concerns (Story)
May 02, 2018
First-year Feinberg students launch Northwestern Medical Orchestra as downtown instrumental music outlet (Story)
Apr 13, 2018
Craig Johnson named interim senior vice president for business and finance (Story)
Apr 10, 2018
Shepard Hall opens exhibit highlighting past, contemporary student activism (Story)
Mar 09, 2018
Closson: Saying goodbye to the Opinion Desk, and all its high and lows (Story)
Feb 23, 2018
Closson: NU needs to move beyond task forces for tangible change (Story)
Feb 16, 2018
Closson: Don’t forget Florida (Story)
Feb 06, 2018
Closson: Let’s reframe mental health to acknowledge core issues, stop ‘pushing through’ (Story)
Jan 30, 2018
Closson: Beyond appearance of progress, Grammys remain stagnant in representation (Story)
Jan 26, 2018
Closson: Having professors who look like us can be invaluable to students of color (Story)
Jan 15, 2018
Closson: Trump’s ‘shithole countries’ comments aren’t shocking (Story)
Jan 08, 2018
Letter from the Opinion Editor: This is a space for you (Story)
Nov 28, 2017
A breakdown of our favorite things from Oprah’s Favorite Things (Story)
Nov 21, 2017
Closson: Trump’s latest attacks on black people illustrate deeper issues (Story)
Nov 14, 2017
Closson: Expand criminal justice reform, activism beyond policing (Story)
Nov 09, 2017
Letter from the Opinion Editors: Do not stop speaking up (Story)
Nov 07, 2017
Closson: Like FSU, Northwestern’s response to Greek issues must acknowledge problems with culture (Story)
Oct 31, 2017
The Spectrum: Students of color shouldn’t be forced to feel obligated to always speak about their identities (Story)
Oct 23, 2017
Closson: All men must work to end sexual assault, not just those in Greek Life (Story)
Oct 10, 2017
Closson: Why we need people of color in the room (Story)
Oct 03, 2017
Closson: It’s okay to ask for help (Story)
Sep 25, 2017
Closson: When athletes kneel during national anthem, understand greater significance (Story)
Sep 17, 2017
Letter from the Opinion Editors: These are trying times. Discuss them with us. (Story)
Jul 14, 2017
Dwight Hamilton joins NU as first associate vice president of equity, stresses campus outreach (Story)
Jun 16, 2017
Communication professor’s platform Open TV provides launchpad for web series, helps land HBO deal (Story)
May 21, 2017
Closson: Physical wellness at NU needs further conversation, attention comparable to mental health (Story)
May 11, 2017
Closson: Faculty diversity is essential to improving student inclusion (Story)
May 04, 2017
Closson: Adjusting to Northwestern, its lack of diversity as a black student (Story)
Apr 26, 2017
Closson: Use of N-word at A&O Ball representative of greater campus issues (Story)
Apr 18, 2017
Closson: Black arts on campus deserve more awareness, recognition (Story)
Apr 09, 2017
Closson: In Trump’s era of ‘fake news,’ student journalists should not be discouraged (Story)
Mar 28, 2017
Closson: From Doha to Evanston, campus similarities exist beyond first glance (Story)
Feb 26, 2017
Closson: Now more than ever, we need diverse journalists (Story)
Feb 12, 2017
Closson: Expand your discussion, reflection of black history beyond one month (Story)
Nov 21, 2016
Republican students have mixed post-election reactions (Story)
Nov 17, 2016
ASG sustainability committee focuses on reducing waste at Ryan Field (Story)
Oct 19, 2016
Women’s Swimming: Wildcats training toward strong showing at Big Tens (Story)
Oct 12, 2016
Men’s Swimming: Experienced Wildcats looking to build upon last season’s success (Story)