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Closson: When athletes kneel during national anthem, understand greater significance

Troy Closson, Opinion Editor

September 25, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

As almost everyone’s heard by now, President Donald Trump lashed out this weekend after Stephen Curry said he’d vote against a Warriors team visit to the White House — which erupted into a large-scale ordeal as NFL athletes...

Sumra: In Trump’s America, it’s never been more important to look at rest of world

Eish Sumra, Op-Ed Contributor

September 25, 2017

Filed under Contributors, Latest Stories, Opinion

During this tumultuous political period in the United States, it would be hard to cast your gaze away from the scandals of President Donald Trump’s America. The news in this country is so focused on the new administration’s...

Alfaro: Mexico will not be beaten down

Mariana Alfaro, Opinion Editor

September 25, 2017

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

My mom knows exactly what she was doing when a deadly earthquake hit Mexico in 1985. It was her fourth year in a Mexico City university; she was terrified and did her best to help. At the end of the day, she was lucky enough to...

Letter to the Editor: Give writers like Ta-Nehisi Coates respect they deserve, don’t miss the point of their work

September 25, 2017

Filed under Latest Stories, Letters to Editor, Opinion

Recently, The Daily published an op-ed by Jake Gordon about how people should criticize Ta-Nehisi Coates more. Looking at a variety of prominent black intellectual writers, NONE of them, including Coates, go unchallenged. If ...

Letter to the Editor: Read Coates again

September 25, 2017

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

Last week, Daily opinion contributor Jake Gordon wrote in his column referring to Ta-Nehisi Coates' recent essay in The Atlantic: “The truth is many low-income whites in the United States do face struggles and Coates’ implicit denial of that w...

NU students appear unaffected by Supreme Court decision to allow travel ban

Madeleine Fernando, Reporter

June 30, 2017

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

The status of Northwestern students does not appear to be affected by the Supreme Court’s announcement to hear the case on President Donald Trump’s immigration order, University vice president and general counsel Phil Harris...