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Letter to the Editor: Wait for the facts before rushing to judgment based on unverified accusations

February 13, 2017

Filed under Letters to Editor

Like everyone in the Northwestern community, I was stunned and appalled to receive Chief of Police Bruce Lewis’s security alert informing us that four students attending a Sigma Alpha Epsilon frat party were possibly given a...

New RTVF funding system draws criticism from some students

Stavros Agorakis and Shane McKeon

May 5, 2016

Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

The Department of Radio, Television and Film is transitioning to a new, department-driven film grant system, drawing criticism from some RTVF students and student filmmaking groups. Communication Prof. David Tolchinsky, who ch...

Civil liberties group names Northwestern one of the 10 worst schools for free speech

Madeline Fox, Campus Editor

February 17, 2016

Filed under Academic, Campus

Northwestern was named one of the 10 worst schools for free speech in a ranking released Wednesday by the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education. This is NU’s first year on the annual list, which Peter Bonilla, direct...

Letter to the Editor: Kipnis misinformation needs to stop

Erik Baker

June 8, 2015

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

Alex Daly's recent op-ed about the way Northwestern students have responded to an essay by Prof. Laura Kipnis contains several crucial inaccuracies that merit clarification. First, the petition that protesters submitted to...

Investigators find Prof. Laura Kipnis did not violate Title IX

Sophia Bollag, Editor in Chief

June 6, 2015

Filed under Campus, Campus Safety, Faculty, Latest Stories

Lawyers hired by Northwestern to investigate two complaints against Communication Prof. Laura Kipnis found last week she did not violate Title IX by writing an op-ed for The Chronicle of Higher Education, according to documents...

Letter to the Editor: Moral Panic? Let’s not get carried away.

Lauren Leydon-Hardy

March 18, 2015

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

In his recent letter to the editor, Raff Donelson undertakes to ‘redeem’ Laura Kipnis. His letter strains under the weight of its own charitable timbre: Kipnis, he suggests, may have gotten a little “carried away” with...

Letter to the Editor: Redeeming Laura Kipnis

Raff Donelson

March 5, 2015

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

In her article in The Chronicle of Higher Education, Communication Prof. Laura Kipnis got carried away. Her ignorant comments about the "melodramatic" Peter Ludlow affair as well as slights against former students and curren...