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Letter to the Editor: Democracy on and off campus

Elliot Reichert

February 22, 2015

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

As a Northwestern alumnus and a current employee of the University, I have watched the debate surrounding a proposed divestment from the Israeli occupation closely but silently. I have opinions on the issue, but because I am...

Guest Column: Respecting Syrian lives is the least we can do

Ameer Al-Khudari, Guest Columnist

February 17, 2015

Filed under Columns, Opinion

The Syrian conflict has found its way to Northwestern campus politics. It took only four years, nearly four million refugees and 220,000 lives to do so. Its emergence on our campus isn’t going to give the few Syrian-Americans on campus a gasp of long-needed fresh air, either. If anything, th...

Guest Column: Why I cannot remain silent on Palestinian suffering

Erik Zorn, Guest Columnist

February 16, 2015

Filed under Columns, Opinion

I’ve been debating whether or not it would be appropriate for me to write this for the past two weeks. I am conscious of what it means to speak out because I don’t want my voice to silence others. However, after seeing how...

Guest Column: Why I will vote against divestment

Ariel Roitman, Guest Columnist

February 15, 2015

Filed under Columns, Opinion

This Wednesday, Associated Student Government will vote on divestment from six corporations linked to the Israeli military. This debate affects me personally: I was born in Israel and will be moving back after graduation. Last...