The Daily Northwestern

Letter to the Editor: Fostering the next generation’s civic engagement begins in the classroom

October 20, 2016

For many Northwestern students, November will be the first time they cast a ballot in a presidential election. In just a few weeks, students will be lined up to pull a lever that will determine the course of our nation — no...

Schwartz: Don’t forget that Donald Trump is no typical Republican candidate

Alex Schwartz, Op-Ed Contributor

October 16, 2016

I recently heard someone at Northwestern say that it’s hard for them to be a Trump supporter on this campus. They expressed that the hostility and judgement they received from their liberal friends was, at times, too much to...

Sumra: Young Americans should learn from Brexit that voting is essential

Eish Sumra, Op-Ed Contributor

October 11, 2016

The author of this op-ed is currently studying abroad in Paris. The night of the Brexit vote, I fell asleep to the news that Britain would be leaving the EU and, like other Brits, had no idea what would happen next. I woke u...