The Daily Northwestern

Elliott: Liberals, conservatives should avoid generalizations

Jackson Elliott, Op-Ed Contributor

October 19, 2017

Filed under Contributors, Opinion

In my experience talking about politics with both conservative and liberal friends, I have found two observations to generally hold true: some conservatives think liberals are well-intentioned but misinformed, and some liberals...

Soto: Rollback of birth control mandate will make college students less safe, less healthy

Isabella Soto, Columnist

October 12, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Let me begin this column by establishing a fundamental truth. Hormonal birth control, in its various forms, is simply that — hormones. It can aid in preventing a pregnancy, reduce painful cramps caused by menstruation and help...

Former U.S. Attorney to join School of Law as visiting scholar

Elizabeth Byrne, Assistant Campus Editor

September 21, 2017

Filed under Campus, Faculty

The Pritzker School of Law will welcome Zach Fardon, former U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois, as a visiting scholar for the upcoming academic year, the University announced last week. "We are delighted to...

Evanston native takes charge of Biss gubernatorial campaign

Ryan Wangman, Assistant City Editor

April 28, 2017

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Top City Stories

Abby Witt was a freshman sitting in a political science class at American University in 2001 when planes crashed into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. Witt — who will manage state Sen. Daniel Biss’ (D-Evanston) gubernatorial campaign — said 9/11 was a “life-altering” event that helped energize her i...