The Daily Northwestern

Phillips: Stop romanticizing trauma and mental illness

Ruby Phillips, Assistant Opinion Editor

April 10, 2018

Yesterday, I found myself on the Greyhound bus at 9 a.m., openly crying reading Junot Díaz’s new article in The New Yorker entitled, “The Silence: The Legacy of Childhood Trauma.” I have loved his writing for a long time, but unlike h...

Kirkland: Nous sommes tous Charlie, however much we disagree with them

Will Kirkland, Columnist

January 11, 2015

When walking to the Bastille Metro station from the east, just before you descend the stairs under the old Metropolitain sign, you can see for a moment the massive, green Colonne de Juillet framed perfectly by the trees lining...