The Daily Northwestern

Buchaniec: Holding the country hostage for a non-existent crisis

Catherine Buchaniec, Assistant Design Editor

January 10, 2019

Earlier this week, President Donald Trump formally addressed the nation on prime-time national television. He described a situation that requires immediate action — a time of unparalleled drug smuggling and illegal border-crossing,...

Letter to the Editor: Think globally, act nationally. Here’s how.

April 29, 2018

In his Earth Day piece, Alex Schwartz remarks that, “Environmentalism … requires political action.” He provides data to support the idea that no amount of individual environmental activism will solve the immediate and dire...

Schwartz: Trump administration’s proposal to overhaul SNAP is absurd

Alex Schwartz, Assistant Opinion Editor

February 16, 2018

I’ll preface this column with my deeply held conviction that food assistance programs are vital to the survival of low-income people in this country. There are a host of reasons why food stamps work and why we should work every...

Wolfe: As midterm elections near, take a deeper look at harmful campaign finance laws

Michael Wolfe, Columnist

January 11, 2018

As we enter 2018, Congressional midterm elections are fast approaching. Stakes are enormous: The entire House of Representatives and one-third of the Senate are up for re-election. November will either show Americans voting to...