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Kempis: Trump’s inauguration generates new wave of uncertainty among international students

Nicole Kempis, Opinion Editor

January 19, 2017

Filed under Opinion

This is the first in a series that will examine the challenges NU faces as it strives to become a global university. International Student Orientation commenced in September of my freshman year, a few days before the “local...

Vargas: Protesting is a valid way to express frustration with status quo

Alani Vargas, Columnist

January 17, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Political protests and marches have raged across the country since Donald Trump’s election and have received more attention this week as his inauguration approaches. The Women’s March on Washington this Saturday will coincide...

Bannister: Donald Trump’s campaign against American civil society threatens the very institutions that hold the presidency accountable

Edmund Bannister, Columnist

January 10, 2017

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

The American experiment would not be possible without individuals who strive to understand our society through research, analysis and a careful consideration of nuance and detail. Although everyone has their personal biases, objective...

Schwalb: The limits of post-election dialogue

Jess Schwalb, Opinion Editor

January 8, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Just days after the election of Donald Trump, think pieces galore called for liberals to reach out to those they have disrespected or ignored. The next four years would require, many wrote, a renewal of empathy for those snubbed...

Kaplan: The next generation of ‘nasty women’

Marisa Kaplan, Op-Ed Contributor

November 20, 2016

Filed under Contributors, Opinion

As Election Day, approached, there was not a doubt in my mind Clinton would become our first female president. My peers and I were confident that election day would be the day we broke the glass ceiling. However, the hopes of ...

Letter to the Editor: Open letter in support of Northwestern becoming sanctuary campus

November 17, 2016

Filed under Letters from Editor, Opinion

We, the undersigned faculty, staff, alumni and students of Northwestern University write in the wake of Donald Trump’s election as president of the United States to declare our commitment to the safety and dignity of all students...

Op-Ed: America needs a revitalized movement on the left

Camren Ward and Alex Gordon

November 15, 2016

Filed under Contributors, Opinion

Today the sun rose on a darker America: an America where the people have decided that a bigot and sexist deserves the highest office in the country. We must try and move forward, to regain the ground that we lost. It must be the pr...

Op-Ed: We will not look away from Trump’s threat to the two-state solution

Ben Weinberg and Dan Toubman

November 14, 2016

Filed under Columns, Contributors, Opinion

The result of last week’s election challenged the values that many students on this campus hold dear. A Trump presidency poses dangerous threats to our country’s most vulnerable people. Trump’s policies could shut out immigrants,...

Pellissier: We can continue to fight for change after Trump, while listening

Bernie Pellissier, Op-Ed Contributor

November 13, 2016

Filed under Contributors, Opinion

This past week since election night has been a whirlwind of emotion. As University President Schapiro stated in his email to students on Wednesday, this election has “shaken some,” while being “a pleasant surprise to other...

Vargas: Facing my return to a country under Trump after quarter abroad

Alani Vargas, Columnist

November 13, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Tuesday was one of the worst night sleeps I have ever had in my life. Because I am studying abroad in Italy this quarter, I’m six to seven hours ahead of the United States and went to bed awaiting results in the morning. I w...