The Daily Northwestern

Martinez: Arming teachers only creates more problems

Marissa Martinez, Assistant Opinion Editor

February 25, 2018

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

Combined, my parents have 45 years of experience in public education. From teaching in Chicago and Evanston schools to working in district-wide administration to effecting change on a national level, my immediate family has extensive education ties. I...

Letter to the Editor: Guns are the central issue in gun violence

February 25, 2018

Filed under Latest Stories, Letters to Editor, Opinion

While I appreciate publishing opinion pieces from all sides, I think Jacob Rowden’s column on gun control leaves out a lot of important facts. To start, only a few comprehensive, published studies on the subject exist because we are widely prevented from studying gun violence and...

Rowden: Gun control debate requires better understanding of other perspective, Second Amendment’s benefits

Jacob Rowden, Op-Ed Contributor

February 23, 2018

Filed under Contributors, Latest Stories, Opinion

Last week, a horrified nation watched malevolence reign terror upon its children once again, as 17 people were murdered at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Since the tragedy we have seen liberals push...

Evanston to host community forum on gun violence Thursday

Ben Pope, Managing Editor

February 20, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Mayor Steve Hagerty will host a community forum to discuss Evanston residents’ concerns about gun violence on Thursday. The event, which will be held at 7 p.m. at the Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center, is intended to gathe...

Sainati: Fighting guns with guns is not only dangerous, but inherently reactive

Leo Sainati, Assistant Opinion Editor

February 20, 2018

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

It seems that after every mass shooting, amid the mourning and grief, calls for stricter gun control are countered with the firm belief that more guns correlates with safety. After the 2012 shooting that killed 20 children and seven adults...

Evanston, University police: Protocols in place for Northwestern in case of shooting

Paige Leskin, Reporter

January 24, 2014

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

In light of recent campus shootings, University Police and the Evanston Police Department officials said they have adequate training and procedures in place to respond to incidents on Northwestern's campus. Unlike other schools,...