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Letter to the Editor: Inviting Ben Shapiro to speak disregards his attacks on trans communities

May 22, 2017

Filed under Latest Stories, Letters to Editor, Opinion

To begin, I advertise a content warning: this letter discusses transphobia and anti-Semitism. By inviting conservative media personality Ben Shapiro to speak, Northwestern University College Republicans are acting in an extraordinarily...

Letter to the Editor: Northwestern must reinforce its letter of support for transgender and gender nonconforming students with concrete action

Adam Davies

February 24, 2017

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

The following letter is written in response to the recent letter from Patricia Telles-Irvin, vice president of student affairs, to the Northwestern community about support for students who are trans* or gender nonconforming. As a student who very openly identifies ...

Student bathroom bill introduced in Illinois House bases access on sex at birth

Victoria Cabales, Reporter

April 18, 2016

Filed under City, State

A bill that would prevent transgender students from using the bathrooms and locker rooms of the gender they identify with has been introduced to the Illinois House of Representatives, potentially compromising Evanston’s recent...