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Letter to the Editor: President Schapiro erred in defending campus oversensitivity in convocation speech

September 25

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

I was dismayed to read about Northwestern president Morton Schapiro's remarks to the incoming freshman class in Wednesday's edition of the Daily. His full-throated defense of "safe spaces," and "trigger warnings" — coupled with his ad...

Letter to the Editor: Response to coverage of Karl Eikenberry’s appointment

June 14

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

As individuals quoted in "Saving Karl Eikenberry," we write to set the record straight. To start, the headline is just wrong.  The article describes the Northwestern administration not saving the appointment of Ret. Lt. Gen....

Letter to the Editor: Our experience challenging the hiring of Karl Eikenberry

June 7

Filed under Latest Stories, Letters to Editor, Opinion

Last Tuesday, we walked into the McCormick Foundation Center Forum to hear Karl Eikenberry address Northwestern about how the United States and its military have “drifted apart,” in a talk sponsored by the Buffett Institute for Global Studies. After a seven-month saga of his appointment and subse...

Letter to the Editor: The Eikenberry witch hunt

May 30

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

The opinions espoused in this article are his alone and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of his colleagues, the U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Air Force, Department of Defense, U.S. government or any other government agency. I am a U.S...

Eikenberry to speak at Buffett Institute event later this month

Fathma Rahman, Assistant Campus Editor

May 20

Filed under Administration, Campus, Events, Latest Stories, Speakers

Former U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan Karl Eikenberry will speak at Northwestern on May 31 at an event hosted by the Buffett Institute for Global Studies in recognition of Military Appreciation Month. Titled “America and...