The Daily Northwestern

Letter to the Editor: Notion that Trump is to credit for possible peace on Korean Peninsula is misguided

May 30, 2018

Many have weighed in and shared their thoughts on recent developments in a promised peace treaty to be signed this year by South and North Korea. Yet I feel that a column written by Wesley Shirola in The Daily Northwestern crediting President Trump for the Panmunjom Declaration, and even possible reunification, requires a response. While I agree it is necessary for the U.S. t...

Shirola: US, North Korea Summit will bring us one step closer to a united Korean Peninsula

Wesley Shirola, Columnist

May 28, 2018

It all started in February at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, when South Koreans and North Koreans walked under one united flag for the first time in over a decade. This moving display of unity marked a sign ...

Martinez: Reaffirming my Korean identity

Marissa Martinez, Assistant Opinion Editor

April 2, 2018

  I’ve dreamed of visiting South Korea since I was 8 years old. But because of money, school and work issues, we were never able to make the trip back to my grandmother’s homeland. She had immigrated to the Uni...

Sainati: Despite qualms, Korean unification might be best chance at peace

Leo Sainati, Assistant Opinion Editor

January 29, 2018

Reports of North and South Korea marching under one flag at the upcoming Olympics have recently made international headlines, as the Games’ location in Pyeongchang, South Korea has sparked tension. Holding one of the most politicized...