The Daily Northwestern

Thuillier: United States should prioritize press freedom

Marcus Thuillier, Op-Ed Contributor

January 16, 2019

Even in 2019, not much has changed for the international journalist community, as coverage of France’s “yellow vests” protests showed once more. We have become used to violence toward journalists in authoritarian countries,...

Closson: Being a black journalist is hard — but necessary

Troy Closson, Op-Ed Contributor

January 15, 2019

I didn’t want to write a story about the 50th anniversary of the Bursar’s Office Takeover last spring, but I wanted one to be written. When I first pitched my vision for the story, I basically said if anyone else also had...

Bian: It’s both a great and terrifying time to be a journalist

Andrea Bian, Columnist

November 19, 2018

Criticism and suppression of the press have not been a new development since President Trump came into office. Recently, though, it seems worse than ever. On Nov. 7, President Trump and CNN’s chief White House correspondent...

Entrepreneurship is an option for anyone

Cassidy Jackson, Assistant Opinion Editor

November 7, 2018

As a high school student, the term “entrepreneur” always drew up an image of the Bezos-prototype: white, male computer science major. Essentially, in my head, entrepreneurship represented everything I wasn’t. As a black...