The Daily Northwestern

Trejos: Liberal response to Charles Murray is dangerous, mischaracterizes work

Jose Trejos, Columnist

November 8, 2017

Last week was rather hectic for College Republicans. We were thrilled to host a nationally renowned scholar after a sudden opening in his schedule. Charles Murray has spent decades studying the way socioeconomic divisions have stratified Americans. Despite being writte...

Letter to the Editor: Charles Murray feigns racial ignorance; by inviting him, NU College Republicans do too

November 1, 2017

Political scientist Charles Murray currently enjoys a role as one of the right's premier "make the libs mad" college acts, and he’ll be at Northwestern on Wednesday as one of NU College Republicans’ two fall speakers. Demanding that M...

Alfaro: Charles Murray’s visit ignores experiences of those he denigrates

Mariana Alfaro, Opinion Editor

November 1, 2017

Earlier this week, Ariel Sheffey explained why Northwestern students should be upset about Charles Murray’s visit to campus — a meeting that was surreptitiously slid into NU’s programming as a “lunch for students and faculty.” In extreme detail ...

Sheffey: College Republicans should not give Charles Murray a platform

Ariel Sheffey, Op-Ed Contributor

October 31, 2017

I firmly believe that dialogues between opposing viewpoints are crucial for responsibly developing academic and political opinions. I also believe, however, that some voices dismally fail to advance intellectual debate in a productive...