The Daily Northwestern

Letter from the Editor: Reflecting on discourse, censorship after a quarter as Opinion Editor

Alex Schwartz, Opinion Editor

May 30, 2018

Filed under Latest Stories, Letters from Editor, Opinion

Last Spring Quarter, I wrote a column arguing that hate speech should not be free speech. I received a litany of nasty emails and comments calling me a fascist and saying that I didn’t deserve free speech if I opposed it fo...

Schwartz: Combating hate speech on college campuses is not a violation of free speech

Alex Schwartz, Columnist

February 5, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Our ability to communicate abstract ideas through language is an important part of what makes us human. But language is more than a tool to understand the world; it helps create the world, too. Language isn’t just words —...

Journalist James Rosen speaks about press freedoms under Obama administration

Grant Pender, Reporter

April 12, 2015

Filed under Campus, Events, Speakers

Fox News Chief Washington Correspondent James Rosen spoke Friday about national security reporting and press freedoms under President Barack Obama's administration. Rosen (Medill ’96) started his talk at the McCormick Foundation...