The Daily Northwestern

Martinez: Huerta’s impact should not be erased

Marissa Martinez, Opinion Editor

October 15, 2018

As soon as I saw the poster announcing Dolores Huerta’s Thursday night speech, I immediately entered the event into my calendar. I had learned about Huerta’s work as a labor leader and civil rights leader, but did not know...

Letter to the Editor: Think globally, act nationally. Here’s how.

April 29, 2018

In his Earth Day piece, Alex Schwartz remarks that, “Environmentalism … requires political action.” He provides data to support the idea that no amount of individual environmental activism will solve the immediate and dire...

Shirola: Winter Olympics should serve as a reminder that we can be united

Wesley Shirola, Columnist

March 5, 2018

The world seems more divided right now than at any other time in recent history, possibly since the Cold War and the fall of the Berlin Wall. Conflicts, both within countries and between them, threaten democracy and civil...

Holtzman: The Women’s March should be more than a once-a-year commitment

Rachel Holtzman, Op-Ed Contributor

January 22, 2018

According to recent estimates, more than 1 million people in Los Angeles, New York City and Chicago alone attended the second annual Women’s March this Saturday, with hundreds of thousands more rallying in cities around the...