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Closson: Saying goodbye to the Opinion Desk, and all its high and lows

Troy Closson, Opinion Editor

March 9, 2018

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

Running the Opinion Desk for the past two quarters, putting it mildly, has been an experience. If you told me Fall Quarter of my freshman year that I’d end up running this desk once — let alone doing it twice — there’s...

The Spectrum: Deconstructing whiteness from a multiracial perspective

Laura Carther, Op-Ed Contributor

February 1, 2018

Filed under Contributors, Opinion, The Spectrum

Writing about my own identity has always been a challenge for me. The way I have identified myself and the way I have been identified by others has been so varied and fluid throughout my life that when I try to pin it down, I...

Korean and American: Dual citizenship complicates identity

Louis Oh, Op-Ed Contributor

May 18, 2017

Filed under Latest Stories, Opinion, The Spectrum

This essay is part of The Spectrum, a forum in our Opinion section for marginalized voices to share their perspectives. To submit a piece for The Spectrum or discuss story ideas, please email Four year...

Soto: We should not denigrate English learners while padding our résumés with second languages

Isabella Soto, Assistant Opinion Editor

January 11, 2017

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

During Winter Break, news outlets reported that an older woman in a Kentucky JCPenney went on an angry, hate-fueled tirade directed at two Latina shoppers. The woman’s vitriol was deeply rooted in racist rhetoric, she assumed...

Men’s Basketball: Freshmen point guards McIntosh, Vassar to speed up Northwestern offense

Jesse Kramer, Reporter

November 12, 2014

Filed under Basketball, Sports

Northwestern had one of the slowest tempos in college basketball season, but senior guard JerShon Cobb, a co-captain, said the team wants running to be its identity. A big reason why they can be successful with a faster te...