The Daily Northwestern

Buchaniec: The case for a female president

Catherine Buchaniec, Columnist

April 8, 2019

Filed under Latest Stories, Opinion

During its 242 years of existence, the U.S. has elected 45 presidents, all male and almost all white. The only Oval Office position held by a female commander-in-chief is in fiction. From the calculating Claire Underwood in House...

Baas: U.S. government must improve election system to regain voter confidence

Jared Baas, Columnist

March 9, 2018

Filed under Columns, Opinion

The 2016 election was a period full of controversy, emotion and nightmarish reporting. For some, the election meant losing many of the American values they held dearest. Others saw it as an opportunity for the U.S. economy to...