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Lemaitre: Be wary of normative economic judgements

Coretta Lemaitre, Columnist

November 14, 2014

Filed under Columns, Opinion

As I was sitting in my Introduction to International Relations class last week, my professor began lecturing about different viable economic systems, most notably the German, American/British and Japanese models. Having grown...

The Spectrum: Mexico much more than its American stereotypes

Pablo Garcia Romero, Contributor

May 24, 2014

Filed under Opinion, The Spectrum

What is the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the word “Mexico?" I would be willing to bet it is either illegal immigration, drug violence, or poverty. Maybe Cancun if that’s where you spent your Spring Break. Nonetheless,...

The Spectrum: Moving from shame to empowerment as a Chinese American

Bethany Ao, Contributor

May 2, 2014

Filed under Contributors, Opinion, The Spectrum

Shame found me when I was just four years old. I had been sitting at the end of the table during lunch with my preschool classmates when I took out my lunchbox. My mom had packed me a steamed bun (mantou)  filled with pork fl...

Former congressman Allen West discusses U.S. military action

Jonathan Li, Reporter

November 15, 2013

Filed under Campus, Speakers

Former congressman Allen West (R-Fla.) spoke Thursday about whether the United States should use military action to spread freedom. West’s talk, which took place Thursday afternoon, was sponsored by the Northwestern University...