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Trejos: After Trump, GOP can still rebound

Jose Trejos, Columnist

November 8, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinion

The 2016 presidential election comes to a close today. After the most negative campaign in living memory, most experts predict that a former Secretary of State accused of criminal negligence will triumph over a man who has bragg...

Letter to the Editor: Fostering the next generation’s civic engagement begins in the classroom

October 20, 2016

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

For many Northwestern students, November will be the first time they cast a ballot in a presidential election. In just a few weeks, students will be lined up to pull a lever that will determine the course of our nation — no...

Jasper: Problem-solving skills from computer science can aid social progress

Mila Jasper, Op-Ed Contributor

October 18, 2016

Filed under Contributors, Opinion

American political news has been painful to read lately. The polarization, political doublespeak and inflammatory rhetoric, bigotry and fragmentation are disheartening. This quarter I decided to take a computer science class,...

Cooper: Trump’s comments are not ‘locker room banter’

Danny Cooper, Columnist

October 13, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: Donald Trump is involved in a campaign-threatening scandal. In case you were stuck under a rock last weekend, you may have missed the video clip from 2005 of Donald Trump talking about...

Sumra: Young Americans should learn from Brexit that voting is essential

Eish Sumra, Op-Ed Contributor

October 11, 2016

Filed under Contributors, Opinion

The author of this op-ed is currently studying abroad in Paris. The night of the Brexit vote, I fell asleep to the news that Britain would be leaving the EU and, like other Brits, had no idea what would happen next. I woke u...

Trejos: Clinton should avoid painting Trump supporters with broad, condescending strokes

Jose Trejos, Columnist

September 27, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinion

The sentiment that all Donald Trump supporters are idiots and racists is plain in the mainstream media and throughout our campus. Hillary Clinton, Trump’s opponent, has made it clear that she agrees with this sentiment. In a recent f...

Lawyer: Kafker intoxicated during Alice Millar vandalism

Madeline Fox, Reporter

May 11, 2016

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Former Northwestern student Matthew Kafker was “incredibly intoxicated” when he allegedly vandalized Alice Millar Chapel in March, his lawyer said Wednesday. Kafker, who pleaded not guilty to two dozen criminal charges last week, was arreste...

Former Northwestern student Anthony Morales pleads not guilty in vandalism case

Madeline Fox, Reporter

May 11, 2016

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Former Northwestern freshman Anthony Morales pled not guilty Wednesday to two dozen criminal charges, including 12 hate crime charges, related to the March 11 vandalism of Alice Millar Chapel Morales and former NU freshman...