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Wuest: Student groups should welcome diversity in new members

Matthias Wuest, Op-Ed Contributor

January 12, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Coming to Northwestern can be overwhelming. By the end of two weeks in Evanston, it’s common for new students to have attended information sessions for multiple clubs, interviewed with a number of pre-professional groups and...

Soto: We should not denigrate English learners while padding our résumés with second languages

Isabella Soto, Assistant Opinion Editor

January 11, 2017

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

During Winter Break, news outlets reported that an older woman in a Kentucky JCPenney went on an angry, hate-fueled tirade directed at two Latina shoppers. The woman’s vitriol was deeply rooted in racist rhetoric, she assumed...

Kim: NU Panhellenic chapters should offer space to process racism

Justine Kim, Op-Ed Contributor

October 4, 2016

Filed under Contributors, Opinion

Following a pair of racist incidents on American University’s campus, one involving a report of rotten bananas found outside black student’s dorm room and another involving a banana thrown at another black student, Greek organizations...

Guirgis: Seek diverse experiences in Evanston outside campus bounds

David Guirgis, Columnist

October 3, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Somewhere along the way, on a walk to a Jamaican restaurant that was only supposed to be seven minutes long, I recognized the signs of home: dilapidated storefronts, cars that weren’t shiny and new, wire fences surrounding dese...