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Cooper: Trump’s statements on the judiciary threaten the stability of the American government

Danny Cooper, Columnist

February 6, 2017

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

In Federalist Paper No. 51, James Madison explained the essential idea of separation of powers in the American government system and the importance of checks and balances. Madison wrote: “If angels were to govern men, neither...

Sumra: Trump’s Muslim ban is more ‘American’ than we think

Eish Sumra, Op-Ed Contributor

February 2, 2017

Filed under Contributors, Opinion

In a recent acceptance speech for her Screen Actors Guild for Outstanding Performance By a Female Actor in Comedy Series, Northwestern alumna Julia Louis-Dreyfus called President Trump’s recent executive order “un-American,” j...

Soto: Trump’s wall will only worsen conditions on both sides

Isabella Soto, Assistant Opinion Editor

January 26, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

I’m originally from a town called McAllen, Texas. My home is 9.1 miles from the international bridge that straddles the Mexican city of Reynosa and Hidalgo, Texas. While I’m now more than 1,400 miles away at Northwestern, my ...

Kempis: Trump’s inauguration generates new wave of uncertainty among international students

Nicole Kempis, Opinion Editor

January 19, 2017

Filed under Opinion

This is the first in a series that will examine the challenges NU faces as it strives to become a global university. International Student Orientation commenced in September of my freshman year, a few days before the “local...

Letter to the Editor: Open letter in support of Northwestern becoming sanctuary campus

November 17, 2016

Filed under Letters from Editor, Opinion

We, the undersigned faculty, staff, alumni and students of Northwestern University write in the wake of Donald Trump’s election as president of the United States to declare our commitment to the safety and dignity of all students...