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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Sastoque: Why you should learn a new language

Sastoque: Why you should learn a new language

May 29, 2020

English speakers who refuse to learn a second language because of how universal English has become are robbing themselves of an opportunity for development. While most airports have translations of every...

Bright: Lessons learned from learning a language

Bright: Lessons learned from learning a language

March 1, 2020

If there’s one thing I wish I had all the resources, time and energy to devote to, it would be learning another language. Duolingo is great and I wish I took more advantage of it, but I’m talking about...

Thuillier: Speaking another language should never be an indictment of your ability to function in American society

Thuillier: Speaking another language should never be an indictment of your ability to function in American society

May 9, 2019

“Say something in French,” was a sentence I heard constantly when I first moved to the United States. Within the first five minutes of meeting new people, I would be known as “that guy who speaks...

Martinez: Journalists should use more accessible language

Martinez: Journalists should use more accessible language

April 15, 2018

A few weeks ago, I was finishing up my column about Korea in my hotel room, asking my mother to fact-check what I wrote. My grandmother asked what was going on, and we explained that I was writing an essay...

Baas: The words we use are reflections of our personal character

January 21, 2018

A recent conversation between friends in my room sparked an avid cultural debate, one that transformed my viewpoint on how language is perceived by modern culture. The question that sparked our discussion...

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