The Daily Northwestern

Shirola: It’s time to end birthright citizenship

Wesley Shirola, Assistant Opinion Editor

February 25, 2020

In the final years of the Civil War and the subsequent Reconstruction Era, a debate was raging in Congress in regard to the rights of former slaves newly freed by the 1863 Emancipation Proclamation. The adoption of the 13th Amendment,...

Wolfe: Third-party tickets not viable in 2020 due to political system

Michael Wolfe, Op-Ed Contributor

October 15, 2017

On Aug. 1, U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander (R- Tenn.) and U.S. Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) announced hearings, hoping to manufacture bipartisan legislation that could stabilize the Affordable Care Act. But then, partisanship stuck its...