The Daily Northwestern

Steinberg: Restricting controversial speakers will only polarize us further

Kent Steinberg, Op-ed Contributor

February 14, 2017

At Northwestern and many other American universities, the concept of debate is distorted. Our universities were founded with a specific purpose: to educate students to be active and informed individuals in our society. Aristotle...

Kirkland: Nous sommes tous Charlie, however much we disagree with them

Will Kirkland, Columnist

January 11, 2015

When walking to the Bastille Metro station from the east, just before you descend the stairs under the old Metropolitain sign, you can see for a moment the massive, green Colonne de Juillet framed perfectly by the trees lining...