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Jackson: Questioning your stances is crucial. It was for me.

Cassidy Jackson, Assistant Opinion Editor

November 27, 2018

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

Over Thanksgiving break, I did the unthinkable: I shared my faith with my family and friends from home. The reason I say “unthinkable” is because about a year ago, the concept of a higher power seemed to me like a fable played...

Boxerman: Please, don’t ask for my horoscope

Aaron Boxerman, Op-Ed Contributor

March 13, 2018

Filed under Contributors, Latest Stories, Opinion

We live in a nation awash in moral panics. In general, I’m no fan. But since we’re going to have them in any case, I’d like to humbly place my nomination for our next one: horoscopes. Astrology is making a resurgence...

Sainati: Coping with religious exclusivism

Leo Sainati, Assistant Opinion Editor

January 16, 2018

Filed under Columns, Opinion

A few weeks ago, I had dinner with a staff member from a prominent campus Christian organization. After an amicable first few minutes, I was told after a few questions that because I was Jewish, I couldn’t have a real connection...

Chabad House rabbi calls for donations, open dialogue in face of menorah damage

Paige Leskin, City Editor

November 7, 2014

Filed under City, Local

Two weeks after the menorah in front of the Tannenbaum Chabad House was vandalized, its rabbi is looking to the Northwestern network and the local community to fund a replacement for the Jewish symbol. The harm that the menorah...