The Daily Northwestern

Thuillier: United States should prioritize press freedom

Marcus Thuillier, Op-Ed Contributor

January 16, 2019

Even in 2019, not much has changed for the international journalist community, as coverage of France’s “yellow vests” protests showed once more. We have become used to violence toward journalists in authoritarian countries,...

Martinez: Voting will not solve all our problems

Marissa Martinez, Opinion Editor

November 4, 2018

There has been a huge surge, particularly among my generation, to go to the polls. Massive signup campaigns can be spotted on campuses and across many cities in the United States. National Voter Registration Day brought in a record...

Lamps: America should lower its voting age

Joseph Lamps, Columnist

March 29, 2016

Throughout the country’s history, voting rights have been extended to an increasing number of Americans: non-land owners, minorities, women and people age 18-21. Most of us appear now to believe that everybody who should be a...