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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

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

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

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...

Closson: Expand your discussion, reflection of black history beyond one month

Troy Closson, Columnist

February 12, 2017

For my fifth grade American history class, I wrote a report on Rosa Parks. In honor of Black History Month, my teacher had us research a prominent figure of the U.S. Civil Rights Movement and compose a short essay about their...