The Daily Northwestern

Kovac: The costs of functioning government

Matthew Kovac, Guest Columnist

October 13, 2013

It should go without saying that the government “shutdown” of the past two weeks is not a shutdown in any real sense. Aside from inconvenient furloughs at organizations like the CIA and Department of Defense, the military,...

IPR researcher knocks GOP on food stamps vote

Joseph Diebold, Campus Editor

September 29, 2013

A Northwestern researcher is pushing back against the House of Representatives' vote to cut $40 billion from food stamps — and she says she has the data to prove her point. The House voted Sept. 19 to cut funding by $40...