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Sainati: Gun reform must go beyond NRA, Second Amendment

Leo Sainati, Assistant Opinion Editor

March 4, 2018

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

In the aftermath of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that resulted in thedeath of 17 people, many corporations such as Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, Hertz and Enterprise have moved away from their support for the National Rifle Association. Whether through ending specia...

Martinez: Arming teachers only creates more problems

Marissa Martinez, Assistant Opinion Editor

February 25, 2018

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

Combined, my parents have 45 years of experience in public education. From teaching in Chicago and Evanston schools to working in district-wide administration to effecting change on a national level, my immediate family has extensive education ties. I...

Letter to the Editor: Guns are the central issue in gun violence

February 25, 2018

Filed under Latest Stories, Letters to Editor, Opinion

While I appreciate publishing opinion pieces from all sides, I think Jacob Rowden’s column on gun control leaves out a lot of important facts. To start, only a few comprehensive, published studies on the subject exist because we are widely prevented from studying gun violence and...

Rowden: Gun control debate requires better understanding of other perspective, Second Amendment’s benefits

Jacob Rowden, Op-Ed Contributor

February 22, 2018

Filed under Contributors, Latest Stories, Opinion

Last week, a horrified nation watched malevolence reign terror upon its children once again, as 17 people were murdered at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Since the tragedy we have seen liberals push...

Letter to the Editor: Disclose and divest NU’s firearms funding

February 22, 2018

Filed under Latest Stories, Letters to Editor, Opinion

Three student movements have focused on Northwestern’s endowment investments: Fossil Free NU, Unshackle NU and NU Divest. It's time to add a fourth: Divest Firearms Funding. Gun makers fuel the National Rifle Association's...

Evanston to host community forum on gun violence Thursday

Ben Pope, Managing Editor

February 20, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Mayor Steve Hagerty will host a community forum to discuss Evanston residents’ concerns about gun violence on Thursday. The event, which will be held at 7 p.m. at the Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center, is intended to gathe...

Kang: It’s time to re-evaluate the culture we live in

Will Kang, Op-Ed Contributor

February 20, 2018

Filed under Contributors, Latest Stories, Opinion

As a country, we were shaken once more by another egregious outburst of terroristic violence when a gunman entered Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and murdered 17 people in cold blood. What followed afterwards has been a ...

Sainati: Fighting guns with guns is not only dangerous, but inherently reactive

Leo Sainati, Assistant Opinion Editor

February 20, 2018

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

It seems that after every mass shooting, amid the mourning and grief, calls for stricter gun control are countered with the firm belief that more guns correlates with safety. After the 2012 shooting that killed 20 children and seven adults...

Closson: Don’t forget Florida

Troy Closson, Opinion Editor

February 16, 2018

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

Each time another mass shooting occurs in the U.S., we withdraw into the same unproductive pattern: politicians offer up their condolences, debates break out on social media over whether it’s too soon to initiate gun control...