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Cook County task force to identify techniques for reducing gun violence casualties

Rishika Dugyala, Reporter

February 21, 2016

Filed under City, Local

Cook County has convened a new gun violence task force directed at recommending realistic policies on gun violence reduction. The first meeting, on Tuesday, was focused on data sharing between law enforcement entities. One...

Letter to the Editor: Northwestern must “divest” from investment secrecy

Dick Reif

February 2, 2016

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

The Daily recently reported that Northwestern is among three universities agreeing to sign the United Nations' Principles for Responsible Investment to create transparency for endowment fund allocations. Great news. But NU will only...

Tang: Reflections from France on American gun culture

Tina Tang, Columnist

October 8, 2015

Filed under Columns, Opinion

I was talking to my friends when I tried to open the library doors, so I didn’t notice that they weren’t budging. It wasn’t until my second try that I realized the exit to the library wouldn’t open. On the third try, I...

Letter to the Editor: Response to Barr and Johnson

October 4, 2015

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

As someone living in one of the "hotspots" and carefully following local court cases involving violence, I think this letter, too, is a simplistic view of the issues. I agree that redlining and access to services, including, and in particular education and workforce, development, are a large...