The Daily Northwestern

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

Nicole Kempis, Opinion Editor

January 19, 2017

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

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

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

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...