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Sumra: If the last year has taught us anything, it’s to listen and engage

Eish Sumra, Columnist

November 14, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

My most distinct memory from Election Day 2016 is standing outside a bar in Paris, stumbling around crying snowflake tears. This time last year, I sat in beautiful parks around a foreign city observing people who didn’t...

Wolfe: Third-party tickets not viable in 2020 due to political system

Michael Wolfe, Op-Ed Contributor

October 15, 2017

Filed under Contributors, Opinion

On Aug. 1, U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander (R- Tenn.) and U.S. Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) announced hearings, hoping to manufacture bipartisan legislation that could stabilize the Affordable Care Act. But then, partisanship stuck its...

Kaplan: The next generation of ‘nasty women’

Marisa Kaplan, Op-Ed Contributor

November 20, 2016

Filed under Contributors, Opinion

As Election Day, approached, there was not a doubt in my mind Clinton would become our first female president. My peers and I were confident that election day would be the day we broke the glass ceiling. However, the hopes of ...

Letter to the Editor: Open letter in support of Northwestern becoming sanctuary campus

November 17, 2016

Filed under Letters from Editor, Opinion

We, the undersigned faculty, staff, alumni and students of Northwestern University write in the wake of Donald Trump’s election as president of the United States to declare our commitment to the safety and dignity of all students...

Op-Ed: America needs a revitalized movement on the left

Camren Ward and Alex Gordon

November 15, 2016

Filed under Contributors, Opinion

Today the sun rose on a darker America: an America where the people have decided that a bigot and sexist deserves the highest office in the country. We must try and move forward, to regain the ground that we lost. It must be the pr...

Op-Ed: We will not look away from Trump’s threat to the two-state solution

Ben Weinberg and Dan Toubman

November 14, 2016

Filed under Columns, Contributors, Opinion

The result of last week’s election challenged the values that many students on this campus hold dear. A Trump presidency poses dangerous threats to our country’s most vulnerable people. Trump’s policies could shut out immigrants,...

Pellissier: We can continue to fight for change after Trump, while listening

Bernie Pellissier, Op-Ed Contributor

November 13, 2016

Filed under Contributors, Opinion

This past week since election night has been a whirlwind of emotion. As University President Schapiro stated in his email to students on Wednesday, this election has “shaken some,” while being “a pleasant surprise to other...

Vargas: Facing my return to a country under Trump after quarter abroad

Alani Vargas, Columnist

November 13, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Tuesday was one of the worst night sleeps I have ever had in my life. Because I am studying abroad in Italy this quarter, I’m six to seven hours ahead of the United States and went to bed awaiting results in the morning. I w...

Mitchell: President Schapiro, your statement trivializes my fear

Jade Mitchell, Op-Ed Contributor

November 10, 2016

Filed under Columns, Contributors, Opinion

As a junior, I've received my fair share of Morty emails addressing current events. But his statement in response to the election rubs me the wrong way. Part of the statement read: “The results of yesterday’s presidential...

Patterson: A call for NU students to reject Trump’s rhetoric demonizing Chicago

Sky Patterson, Op-Ed Contributor

November 9, 2016

Filed under Contributors, Opinion

“Look at what’s going on in Chicago. It’s horrible.” This statement, made in an interview with Bill O’Reilly, was not Donald J. Trump’s only instance of oversimplifying and demonizing the city miles from Northwestern’s campus. Throughout the curre...