The Daily Northwestern

Letter to the Editor: Shirola misses the mark on the 14th amendment

February 29, 2020

On February 24, Wesley Shirola wrote a groundless opinion piece criticizing the 14th amendment — the amendment that allowed slaves, my ancestors, to become naturalized citizens, and now, all individuals born on American soil. ...

Sastoque: Are Americans close-minded?

Laurisa Sastoque, Op-Ed Contributor

January 8, 2020

About four months have elapsed since I stepped out of an airplane coming from Bogotá, Colombia, and embarked on the adventure of being an international student at Northwestern. Never having studied anywhere but in my home...

Zou: Why Be a Radical?

Dylan Zou, Op-Ed Contributor

January 7, 2020

Martin Luther King Jr. was, without a doubt, a radical. Not only was King a socialist, desiring the “radical redistribution of economic and political power,” but King also recognized the role of violence in social change,...