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Schakowsky boycotts Trump State of the Union Address

Ally Mauch, Copy Chief

January 30, 2018

Filed under City, Latest Stories, National, Politics

U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.) did not attend President Donald Trump’s first State of the Union Address on Tuesday in protest of the president, according to a news release. “I refuse to normalize President Donald Trump...

Acosta: The War on Drugs is misdirected

Pedro Acosta, Columnist

January 28, 2015

Filed under Columns, Opinion

After Richard Nixon declared drug abuse was Public Enemy No. 1 in 1971, American began a war against these evil substances. All we see today is the aftermath of this war, which has cost billions to overcrowd our prisons with ...

George McGovern, Northwestern alum and former U.S. senator, dead at 90

Paulina Firozi, Campus Editor

October 21, 2012

Filed under Alumni, Campus

George McGovern, former three-term U.S. senator, 1972 Democratic presidential nominee and notable Northwestern alumnus, died Sunday morning at the age of 90. A statement from his family confirmed his death, according to The...