The Daily Northwestern

Letter to the Editor: Being apolitical only serves to perpetuate oppression

January 25, 2018

Filed under Latest Stories, Letters to Editor, Opinion

A recent column by Wesley Shirola lambasted the tide of polarization that has swept over our country in recent years. He first cites President Donald Trump, but then, in an act of false equivalency, contends that we should all ...

Debate over Scalia successor so soon after death is disrespectful, Sen. Mark Kirk says

Robin Opsahl, Assistant City Editor

February 16, 2016

Filed under City, National, Politics, State

Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) criticized Senate leaders Monday for reactions to Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s death, saying both parties are being disrespectful by immediately making his death a political issue. The sena...

While you were on break: the local, state and national news you missed

Edward Cox, Manuel Rapada, and Jia You

January 7, 2013

Filed under City, Crime, Local, National, Politics, State

Dec. 15: Evanston hosts gun buyback program Evanston residents turned in 45 firearms during a gun buyback program Dec. 15, the day after the Newtown, Conn., school shooting. The program came weeks after its chief organizer,...