The Daily Northwestern

Schwalb: Even under Trump, hate must not triumph

Jessica Schwalb, Opinion Editor

November 9, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinion

The United States last night elected an unqualified, sexist, Islamophobic president, even as unimaginable as that result seemed just hours earlier. From our liberal bubble on the shores of Lake Michigan, it’s hard to reckon...

College Democrats Presidents: A final pitch for Hillary Clinton

Samantha Rose and Sydney Selix

November 7, 2016

Filed under Columns, Contributors, Opinion

Today we, the presidents of College Democrats, are about to participate in our very first presidential election. And who are our choices? Hillary Clinton is a woman whose achievements and work ethic continue to inspire us. In...

Jasper: Trump candidacy shows Republican Party has abandoned Reagan

Mila Jasper, Op-Ed Contributor

November 6, 2016

Filed under Contributors, Opinion

Ronald Reagan is a mythical persona in American politics. My generation was not alive during any part of the Reagan presidency, yet I have seen students wearing “Reagan Bush ’84” T-shirts around Northwestern’s campus....

Editorial: The Daily Northwestern endorses Hillary Clinton

The Daily Northwestern Editorial Board

October 26, 2016

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

We know what you’re doing. Probably rolling your eyes. Yes, it may not come as a shock that our editorial board is in favor of electing the only qualified candidate for president. Yes, it’s no surprise that we favor a policy...

Northwestern faculty, students plan to improve ‘TweetCast’ ballot prediction app

Kristine Liao, Reporter

October 20, 2016

Filed under Campus, Faculty

Solely based on tweets, an application developed by Northwestern professors and students is reported to predict people’s voting preferences with an 80 percent accuracy. TweetCast is an online program that predicts who Twitter...

Rudnick: Donald Trump’s refusal to say he will accept election results is antidemocratic

Jesse Rudnick, Op-Ed Contributor

October 20, 2016

Filed under Contributors, Opinion

As politically active as I am, I have largely refrained from contributing to the current flood of political tirades. But something snapped in me as I watched the presidential debate last night. While many of my peers were out...