The Daily Northwestern

Buchaniec: The United States is not a victim

Catherine Buchaniec, Columnist

January 14, 2019

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

In a column that ran Friday, Wesley Shirola rebutted my argument that a crisis does not exist at our southwest border. Moreover, he said that President Donald Trump does not hold sole responsibility for our current government...

Buchaniec: Holding the country hostage for a non-existent crisis

Catherine Buchaniec, Assistant Design Editor

January 10, 2019

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

Earlier this week, President Donald Trump formally addressed the nation on prime-time national television. He described a situation that requires immediate action — a time of unparalleled drug smuggling and illegal border-crossing,...

Srivastava: Beware of Cinco de Mayo darties

Heena Srivastava, Columnist

May 3, 2018

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

With the simultaneous onset of “darty season” and Cinco de Mayo this Saturday, college students across America will be whipping out their best guacamole recipes and stocking up on Coronas. And while Americans see the day as...

Alfaro: Mexico will not be beaten down

Mariana Alfaro, Opinion Editor

September 25, 2017

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

My mom knows exactly what she was doing when a deadly earthquake hit Mexico in 1985. It was her fourth year in a Mexico City university; she was terrified and did her best to help. At the end of the day, she was lucky enough to...

Letter to the Editor: Calling for justice with a mock wall

Dalia Fuleihan and Cinthya Rodriguez

October 7, 2014

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

When you walk by The Rock this week you will find a mock border wall erected around it. With this installation as our protest, we come forward to declare opposition to apartheid, wherever it may occur, be it in Evanston, the...

The Spectrum: Mexico much more than its American stereotypes

Pablo Garcia Romero, Contributor

May 24, 2014

Filed under Opinion, The Spectrum

What is the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the word “Mexico?" I would be willing to bet it is either illegal immigration, drug violence, or poverty. Maybe Cancun if that’s where you spent your Spring Break. Nonetheless,...