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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...

Medill profs pinpoint voter population that may not be represented in polls

Kristine Liao, Reporter

October 18, 2016

Filed under Campus, Faculty

A recent study by two Medill professors revealed a group of politically disengaged voters that may not have been represented in past polls but could prove crucial to the 2016 presidential election. Medill Profs. Martin Block...

Schwartz: Don’t forget that Donald Trump is no typical Republican candidate

Alex Schwartz, Op-Ed Contributor

October 16, 2016

Filed under Columns, Contributors, Opinion

I recently heard someone at Northwestern say that it’s hard for them to be a Trump supporter on this campus. They expressed that the hostility and judgement they received from their liberal friends was, at times, too much to...

Garrett: Trump’s ‘locker room’ comments are indicative of pervasive rape culture

Kathryn Garrett, Op-Ed Contributor

October 13, 2016

Filed under Columns, Contributors, Opinion

“I did try and f--- her. She was married.” “I moved on her like a bitch, but I couldn’t get there. And she was married.” “I just start kissing them. It’s like a magnet. Just kiss. I don’t even wait. And when...