The Daily Northwestern

Shirola: For full gender equality, women should also have to register for the draft

Wesley Shirola, Assistant Opinion Editor

January 10, 2020

Turmoil has rocked relations between Iran, Iraq and the United States over the past several weeks. If you haven’t been following the news, here’s what you need to know. On January 3rd, 2020, the United States Department of...

Schwartz: Trump administration’s proposal to overhaul SNAP is absurd

Alex Schwartz, Assistant Opinion Editor

February 16, 2018

I’ll preface this column with my deeply held conviction that food assistance programs are vital to the survival of low-income people in this country. There are a host of reasons why food stamps work and why we should work every...

Kang: An anti-war movement is more urgent now than ever

William Kang, Op-Ed Contributor

April 21, 2017

Recently the threat of war has, like an ominous storm cloud, smothered us with fear. The war machine that we have seen ravage other countries like Vietnam, Iraq and Afghanistan has only grown with the Trump administration’s...