The Daily Northwestern

Schwartz: Though constructive, Shapiro talk ultimately disregarded marginalized experiences

Alex Schwartz, Columnist

May 25, 2017

Ben Shapiro spoke very quickly Wednesday night. He displayed an impressive command of the English language, barely slipping during his 30-minutes-or-so critique of liberal politics. I admired his (mostly) respectful discourse...

Letter to the Editor: Inviting Ben Shapiro to speak disregards his attacks on trans communities

May 22, 2017

To begin, I advertise a content warning: this letter discusses transphobia and anti-Semitism. By inviting conservative media personality Ben Shapiro to speak, Northwestern University College Republicans are acting in an extraordinarily...

Trejos: Ben Shapiro is a good choice for College Republicans

Jose Trejos, Columnist

May 16, 2017

Last week, Northwestern College Republicans announced Ben Shapiro, editor in chief of The Daily Wire, as our spring speaker. This selection has sparked significant controversy from students who object to Shapiro’s right-wing...