The Daily Northwestern

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

February 25, 2018

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 23, 2018

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 23, 2018

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

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

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 ...