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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...

Letter to the Editor: To curtail Evanston gun violence, we must look at root causes

Mary Barr and Doria Johnson

September 30, 2015

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

The city’s response to a recent shooting in Evanston reminds us of this parable: “Once upon a time there was a small village on the edge of a river. The people there were good and life in the village was good. One day a...

Mayor: The problem of violence in Evanston is everyone’s problem

Bailey Williams, Assistant Summer Editor

July 29, 2014

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

Evanston Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl called on residents Monday to join city officials in their fight against gun violence. “Evanston should be a safe place to live, raise a family and do business for everyone,” Tisdahl wrote...

Police arrest Evanston man in connection with gun charges

Ciara McCarthy, Editor in Chief

July 10, 2014

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

Officers arrested an Evanston man Wednesday after finding a loaded gun in his possession, police said. The arrest is a result of increased police presence in the area, Evanston Police Cmdr. Jay Parrott said in a news release....

Bluhm Legal Clinic memo pushes back on mandatory minimums

Joseph Diebold, Campus Editor

October 20, 2013

Filed under Blogs, On Campus

Northwestern School of Law's Bluhm Legal Clinic jumped into a hot political debate Friday over mandatory minimum sentencing for serious gun crimes, releasing a memo on "evidence-based solutions." Stephanie Kollmann and Dominique...

The Follow-up: Oct. 13

October 13, 2013