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Letter to the Editor: Disclose and divest NU’s firearms funding

February 23, 2018

Filed under Latest Stories, Letters to Editor, Opinion

Three student movements have focused on Northwestern’s endowment investments: Fossil Free NU, Unshackle NU and NU Divest. It's time to add a fourth: Divest Firearms Funding. Gun makers fuel the National Rifle Association's...

Letter to the Editor: Divestment campaigns respond to Advisory Committee on Investment Responsibility

November 29, 2016

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

On Friday, Nov. 18, the Investment Committee of Northwestern’s Board of Trustees approved the establishment of an Advisory Committee on Investment Responsibility. This committee, comprising faculty, undergraduate and graduate students, alumni and staff, will be a formal,...

Northwestern Jewish community challenges study that calls university an anti-Semitic ‘hotspot’

Erica Snow, Assistant City Editor

November 18, 2016

Filed under Campus

Jewish leaders and students disputed the credibility of a Brandeis University study released in October that names Northwestern an anti-Semitic and anti-Israel “hotspot.” The study found that of 68 NU respondents, 70 percent...

Letter to the Editor: Response to ‘Student activists protest outside Schapiro’s house’

April 20, 2016

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

It seems clear that the moral compass of Northwestern trustees is firmly fixed on the bottom line. They put return on investment ahead of responsibility to all of NU's stakeholders by refusing Morty Schapiro's request to divest en...

Letter to the Editor: Zionism is not solidarity

Daniel Weinberg

March 31, 2016

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

This letter was written in response to a previous Letter to the Editor, “My Judaism and Zionism are inextricably linked” I get it; I really do. Your parents talk about Israel as if it is a given, destined to exist. Your Rabbi mentions how important it is to ...

Letter to the Editor: My Judaism and Zionism are inextricably linked

Alana Olswing

March 29, 2016

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

I did not hesitate to vote yes for Unshackle NU’s divestment resolution, especially after Jessica Schwalb’s call to Jewish students to “reenter campus activism” in spite of anti-Israel rhetoric. However, it is important t...