The Daily Northwestern

Schapiro plans trips to Springfield and D.C. to discuss gun control

Cat Zakrzewski, Assistant In Focus Editor

February 8, 2013

Filed under Administration, Campus, Student Groups

A mere signature on a petition is not enough for University President Morton Schapiro, who will travel to Springfield, Ill., and Washington, D.C., to further the gun control discussion. More than 350 presidents of colleges...

‘Why vote?’: Timeworn question haunts students on Election Day

Patrick Svitek, Online Managing Editor

November 6, 2012

Filed under Campus, Daily Decision

SESP senior Becca Portman does not take sides. Her position at the helm of Northwestern's largest voter registration initiative demands that she remain nonpartisan. But it doesn't take a diehard Democrat or Republican to...

Guest Column: Evaluating our choice from 2008

Dane Stier, Guest Columnist

November 6, 2012

Filed under Columns, Daily Decision, Opinion

In 2008, our generation overwhelmingly supported Barack Obama into office, throwing 66 percent of our vote behind him. We voted for hope and change, for a better future for ourselves and generations to come. What was it in hi...

Northwestern College Republicans screen ‘2016: Obama’s America’

Amy Whyte, Reporter

October 22, 2012

Filed under Campus, Student Groups

With the presidential election drawing nearer, the NU College Republicans hosted a screening of "2016: Obama's America" in Annenberg Hall on Sunday night. The 91-minute documentary by Dinesh D'Souza has received national...