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Schwartz: Though constructive, Shapiro talk ultimately disregarded marginalized experiences

Alex Schwartz, Columnist

May 25, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

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

Filed under Latest Stories, Letters to Editor, Opinion

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

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

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...

College Republicans to host Daily Wire’s Ben Shapiro

Mariana Alfaro, Print Managing Editor

May 9, 2017

Filed under Campus, Events, Latest Stories, Student Groups

Conservative political commentator Ben Shapiro, founder and editor in chief of news site The Daily Wire, will visit Northwestern on May 24 for an event hosted by College Republicans. According to a College Republicans Facebook...

Pellissier: College campuses are afraid of listening to the right

Bernie Pellissier, Op-Ed Contributor

November 21, 2016

Filed under Contributors, Opinion

This past week featured two losses in the battle for open dialogue on college campuses. Ben Shapiro, editor in chief of the conservative website The Daily Wire, was scheduled to hold a lecture and Q&A session at DePaul on No...