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Perez: Christianity shouldn’t be politicized

Zamone “Z” Perez, Op-Ed Contributor

January 17, 2019

Filed under Latest Stories, Opinion

In December, the Senate symbolically outlawed lynching when it passed the Justice for Victims of Lynching Act, making lynching a federal crime. Evangelicals aligned with the Liberty Counsel, a designated “hate group” by the...

Buchaniec: The United States is not a victim

Catherine Buchaniec, Columnist

January 14, 2019

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

In a column that ran Friday, Wesley Shirola rebutted my argument that a crisis does not exist at our southwest border. Moreover, he said that President Donald Trump does not hold sole responsibility for our current government...

Buchaniec: Holding the country hostage for a non-existent crisis

Catherine Buchaniec, Assistant Design Editor

January 10, 2019

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

Earlier this week, President Donald Trump formally addressed the nation on prime-time national television. He described a situation that requires immediate action — a time of unparalleled drug smuggling and illegal border-crossing,...

Shirola: Amazon is a monopoly and needs to be broken up

Wesley Shirola, Columnist

September 30, 2018

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

Today, in the age of technology, a few large companies control nearly the entire tech market. None seem as controlling and dominant as Amazon, however. Amazon is a monopoly which threatens new startups, other existing firms and...

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...