The Daily Northwestern

Schwalb: The limits of post-election dialogue

Jess Schwalb, Opinion Editor

January 8, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Just days after the election of Donald Trump, think pieces galore called for liberals to reach out to those they have disrespected or ignored. The next four years would require, many wrote, a renewal of empathy for those snubbed...

Holiday Guide: Students face political talk with families over Thanksgiving

Hayley Krolik, Reporter

November 30, 2016

Filed under 2016 Holiday Guide

Some students returned home for Thanksgiving break wondering whether politics would completely derail the holiday. That is why SESP senior and co-president of College Democrats Sydney Selix’s grandma set a clear rule for thi...

Medill professors discuss presidential election’s impact on journalism, teaching

Kristine Liao, Reporter

November 16, 2016

Filed under Academic, Campus, Latest Stories

In the wake of president-elect Donald Trump’s victory, Medill professors said it is more important now than ever for journalists to be aware of their role as public servants and to get out of their comfort zones to talk to people. “It made us...

With Trump presidency looming, Muslim students feel unsafe, unwelcome

Fathma Rahman and Shane McKeon

November 9, 2016

Filed under Campus, Election 2016

As the news set in that Donald Trump would win the presidential election, Muslim students said they feared the president-elect’s rhetoric will make living in the United States treacherous for people of their faith. “I ...

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...