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

May 30, 2018

Filed under Latest Stories, Letters to Editor, Opinion

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...

Esquenazi: Iran deal problematic but withdrawal will lead to danger

Sophia Esquenazi, Op-Ed Contributor

May 10, 2018

Filed under Latest Stories, Opinion

After repeatedly referring to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, otherwise known as the Iran nuclear deal, as “one of the worst and most one-sided transactions the United States has ever entered into,” President Donald...

Gresik: Trump dumps Iran nuclear deal, benefits US negotiations with North Korea

Dylan Gresik, Op-Ed Contributor

May 10, 2018

Filed under Latest Stories, Opinion

Earlier this week, President Donald Trump announced the United States withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, better known as the Iran nuclear deal. The U.S. will benefit in upcoming negotiations with Kim Jong...

Gresik: With airstrikes, Trump fulfills Obama’s broken promise in Syria

April 16, 2018

Filed under Contributors, Latest Stories, Opinion

President Donald Trump — in step with coalition partners — has made good on the promises President Barack Obama failed to keep. Around 4 a.m. local time Saturday, the skies of Damascus, Syria, erupted with the screams of...

Alfaro: When discussing immigration, try to see things from the other side of the border

Mariana Alfaro, Opinion Editor

November 13, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Did you know that the first question unaccompanied child migrants are asked in intake questionnaires is: “Why did you come to the United States?” Why did you — a minor — come to the United States — a country miles...

Closson: Now more than ever, we need diverse journalists

Troy Closson, Columnist

February 26, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

A few weeks ago, Beyoncé’s Album of the Year loss stirred conversation about diversity and inclusion at the Grammys. This year’s Oscar contenders included significantly more people of color than in previous years, but there’s still room for improvem...

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 ...

The Spectrum: In defense of refugees, reflections on the Paris attacks

Carson Brown, Op-Ed Contributor

February 23, 2017

Filed under Opinion, The Spectrum

This essay is part of The Spectrum, a weekly forum in our Opinion section for marginalized voices to share their perspectives. To submit a piece for The Spectrum or discuss story ideas, please email spectrum@dailynorthwestern.c...

Dion-Kirschner: Organizations can act without government to combat climate change

Hannah Dion-Kirschner, Columnist

February 21, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Alongside social media accounts and White House web pages, a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention conference on health and climate change was yet another casualty of America’s new political climate. The conference was...