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

Jose Trejos, Columnist

November 7, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

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

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

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

October 31, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

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

Filed under Contributors, Opinion

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...

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...

Following inauguration, College Republicans reassess stances

Amanda Svachula, Reporter

February 1, 2017

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Student Groups

Last Thursday, College Republicans treasurer David Donnelly dismissed the idea that President Trump would actually go through with an immigration ban, which he had proposed during his campaign. “He’s already said he’s...