The Daily Northwestern

Alex Schwartz
Alex is a Medill senior from Orlando, Florida studying journalism and environmental policy. He has previously served as a columnist, assistant opinion editor, and opinion editor. He has been writing for The Daily since Fall 2016. Outside of journalism, Alex is the producer of ShireiNU A Cappella and is a board member of the Northwestern A Cappella Community Alliance. You can reach Alex via Twitter or email.

Alex Schwartz, Reporter

Nov 21, 2019
Letter from the Editors: This decade, sometimes surviving is thriving (Story)
Nov 21, 2019
We didn’t start the dumpster fire: A decade in review (Story)
Oct 30, 2019
Letter from the Editors: Cuffing season for Jane Fonda, and the power of celebrity activism (Story)
Oct 27, 2019
Students, alumni celebrate 50 years of A&O Productions (Story)
Oct 09, 2019
Q&A: Two comedians discuss their journey from Northwestern to Twitter stardom (Story)
Oct 08, 2019
The Monthly: Letters from the Editors (Story)
Mar 06, 2019
As the ASMR sensation grows online, a Northwestern alumna finds her place among the whispers (Story)
Mar 06, 2019
Open Tab: Just a Metra ride away, Kibbitznest offers a technology-free hygge haven (Story)
Mar 05, 2019
From Belize to Belgium: The past, present and uncertain future of the Wildcat GeoGame (Story)
Feb 13, 2019
From the Newsroom: Understanding the Students Publishing Company board (Story)
Jan 23, 2019
Months after PWild’s suspension, counselors grapple with administration’s transparency issues (Story)
Nov 30, 2018
Schwartz: The power — and danger — of a personal story (Story)
Nov 27, 2018
An opinion editors’ guide to surviving the holidays with relatives (Story)
Nov 07, 2018
Schwartz: Our votes are just the beginning (Story)
Oct 08, 2018
Schwartz: After Kavanaugh, men need to take allyship seriously (Story)
Oct 04, 2018
Abroad Brush Strokes: Plastic jellyfish and giant mantas in Bali (Story)
Sep 27, 2018
Abroad Brush Strokes: Dark water and dirty trees in Borneo (Story/Media)
May 30, 2018
Off Script: The queer environmentalism of ‘Call Me By Your Name’ (Story)
May 30, 2018
Letter from the Editor: Reflecting on discourse, censorship after a quarter as Opinion Editor (Story)
May 22, 2018
Schwartz: Dog Days epitomizes complexity of Greek life philanthropy (Story)
May 06, 2018
Schwartz: Learning to live within the weather, not against it (Story)
Apr 30, 2018
Schwartz: Michelle Wolf’s jokes needed to ‘push the line’ (Story)
Apr 23, 2018
Schwartz: Sanchi oil spill reveals problems with international policy, media (Story)
Apr 22, 2018
Schwartz: Environmentalism is more than nature photos, requires political action (Story)
Apr 17, 2018
Letter from the Editor: After ASG elections, don’t call The Daily biased (Story)
Apr 10, 2018
Schwartz: NU is grossly underfunding students’ mental health services (Story)
Apr 06, 2018
Schwartz: Be vigilant of corporate bias in journalism (Story)
Apr 03, 2018
Letter from the Opinion Editor: A column is just the beginning (Story)
Mar 06, 2018
Schwartz: RuPaul’s comments on drag are transphobic (Story)
Feb 19, 2018
Schwartz: If I’m ever killed by a gun (Story)
Feb 16, 2018
Schwartz: Trump administration’s proposal to overhaul SNAP is absurd (Story)
Feb 06, 2018
Schwartz: Philadelphia riots reveal racial bias toward white violence (Story)
Jan 09, 2018
Schwartz: Really think before you rush (Story)
Nov 28, 2017
A breakdown of our favorite things from Oprah’s Favorite Things (Story)
Nov 16, 2017
Schwartz: ‘IT’S OK TO BE WHITE’ posters reference a nonexistent threat (Story)
Nov 05, 2017
Schwartz: Gay men, recognize your role in sexual harassment (Story)
Oct 25, 2017
Schwartz: On hate mail (Story)
Oct 02, 2017
Schwartz: Trump has failed to protect American lives following Hurricane Maria (Story)
Sep 26, 2017
Schwartz: Trump’s Puerto Rico statement is too little, too late (Story)
Sep 18, 2017
Schwartz: Recognize the important distinction between opinion, news (Story)
May 25, 2017
Schwartz: Though constructive, Shapiro talk ultimately disregarded marginalized experiences (Story)
May 14, 2017
Off Script: Season 9 of ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ brings more cultural awareness to queer media (Story)
May 03, 2017
Schwartz: How exploring photography helped me develop confidence (Story)
Apr 25, 2017
Schwartz: Want to live better? Have less ‘stuff’ (Story)
Apr 12, 2017
Off Script: Sesame Street’s autistic character is an excellent example for young viewers (Story)
Apr 06, 2017
Schwartz: New CPS graduation requirement puts underprivileged students at a further disadvantage (Story)
Feb 28, 2017
Schwartz: In light of the 2017 Oscars debacle, we should place less emphasis on award shows (Story)
Feb 20, 2017
Off Script: A better society starts with socially conscious children’s media (Story)
Feb 14, 2017
Schwartz: ‘Lemonade’ loss at Grammys points to institutional racial bias (Story)
Feb 05, 2017
Schwartz: Combating hate speech on college campuses is not a violation of free speech (Story)
Jan 29, 2017
Schwartz: In light of Trump’s immigration ban, we must take a lesson from the Holocaust (Story)
Jan 23, 2017
Schwartz: A warm Chicago winter may bring us joy, but at what cost? (Story)
Jan 09, 2017
Schwartz: Northwestern should not penalize students for earning outside scholarships (Story)
Oct 25, 2016
Schwartz: Let’s talk misconceptions about drag (Story)
Oct 16, 2016
Schwartz: Don’t forget that Donald Trump is no typical Republican candidate (Story)