The Daily Northwestern

Shirola: It’s time to end birthright citizenship

Wesley Shirola, Assistant Opinion Editor

February 24, 2020

In the final years of the Civil War and the subsequent Reconstruction Era, a debate was raging in Congress in regard to the rights of former slaves newly freed by the 1863 Emancipation Proclamation. The adoption of the 13th Amendment,...

Bian: Not vaccinating your child should be illegal

Andrea Bian, Assistant Opinion Editor

February 28, 2019

In 2000, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention declared measles to be eliminated in the United States. By 2014, the U.S. saw 667 cases of measles, and has already seen 159 cases in 2019 as of Feb. 21. The debate around...

Two Evanston businesses violate tobacco compliance check

David Fishman, Assistant City Editor

February 19, 2017

Two Evanston businesses failed to pass a tobacco compliance check conducted to prevent underrage sales, police said Friday. The businesses cited were Davis Pantry, 927 Davis St., and Open Pantry, 821 Dempster Street. Evanston...