The Daily Northwestern

Letter from the Editor: Reflecting on discourse, censorship after a quarter as Opinion Editor

Alex Schwartz, Opinion Editor

May 30, 2018

Last Spring Quarter, I wrote a column arguing that hate speech should not be free speech. I received a litany of nasty emails and comments calling me a fascist and saying that I didn’t deserve free speech if I opposed it fo...

Salem: Political correctness can inhibit political and cultural discourse

Tala Salem, Columnist

April 20, 2016

As an international student from Jordan, I have had to adjust to many features of American culture and I have loved many aspects of it. However, there is a negative aspect of American society that has stood out to me. The hypersensitivity...