The Daily Northwestern

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...

Shin: NU World Cup logo’s combination of Japanese, South Korean flags was insensitive, misguided

Paige Shin, Op-Ed Contributor

April 30, 2017

My paternal grandfather was born in 1931, to a Korea occupied by the Empire of Japan. Forbidden to speak his own language at home, he grew up learning Japanese in school and was forced to take on a Japanese name. I never knew...

Houskeeper: The problems with Northwestern’s social justice warriors

Sam Houskeeper, Guest Columnist

June 5, 2015

Northwestern does not have a large activist community, but it is a place where attempts at dialogue always seem to end up being particularly unproductive. Inability to discuss serious issues could be the result of the lack of...