The Daily Northwestern

Letter to the Editor: Disclose and divest NU’s firearms funding

February 23, 2018

Filed under Latest Stories, Letters to Editor, Opinion

Three student movements have focused on Northwestern’s endowment investments: Fossil Free NU, Unshackle NU and NU Divest. It's time to add a fourth: Divest Firearms Funding. Gun makers fuel the National Rifle Association's...

Svitek: Why my family moved to Newtown, Conn.

Patrick Svitek, Online Managing Editor

December 17, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Sixteen years ago, I moved with my parents and newborn sister to Newtown, Conn. We had officially outgrown my mom and dad's first home in nearby Danbury, and they were lured by the hallmarks of all sound communities. An almost...