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Zhang: Why I changed my name

Dani Zhang, Op-Ed Contributor

January 17, 2019

Over the last two months, I changed my name from Dannes (pronounced “Denise”) to Dan to Dani. Naturally, people had questions. Was I changing my gender identity? Was I just a kid who, after coming into college, believes she’s...

The Spectrum: Whitewashing of Asians in media represents a bigger issue

Rachel Yang, Assistant A&E Editor

April 24, 2016

This essay is part of The Spectrum, a weekly forum in our Opinion section for marginalized voices to share their perspectives. To submit a piece for The Spectrum or discuss story ideas, please email spectrum@dailynorthwestern.com. Earlier this month, controversy emerged when it was announced that...

Blotter: Oct. 23

Patrick Svitek, City Editor

October 22, 2013

Laptop taken from south Evanston home A laptop was stolen Monday from a home in south Evanston, according to police. Between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m., the burglar or burglars entered through a sliding glass door in the home in t...

Letter to the Editor: Ani Ajith right to make remarks against Dinesh D’Souza

Isaac Hasson

May 30, 2013

Last week, Dinesh D’Souza spoke on campus. Ani Ajith, our student body president, was right to say something about it. Conservatives resent the bias of modern academics that exist to advance a left wing ideological agenda,...