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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...