Charlie Hebdo: Who says free speech?

Charlie Hebdo: Who says free speech?

By Kenni Zellner Where it exists, freedom of speech is a social right. Some institutions have it and some don’t, and it can exist to varying degrees (compare a prison to a university sometime). The key word here, however, is “institution,” which we’ll loosely define here as a set of rules that governs a group’s […]

This is the Greek life

This is the Greek life

by Catherine Zhang 40%. This is the percentage of students involved in Greek life at Northwestern. Even some of the largest state schools in the South report around 25% of students to be involved in Greek life, but who knows how the number at Northwestern could change in the upcoming years?

Take care of yourself, go to counseling

Take care of yourself, go to counseling

By Rhytha Zahid Hejaze “You should go see a counselor,” I told Sara Al Fadaaq, a freshman at Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar and a resident in the building where I work. “If you’re Qatari, it’s frowned upon,” she replied. No, it’s not frowned upon only if you’re Qatari. It’s frowned upon in Pakistan too, […]

The other side of justice

By C.K. Egbert, philosophy columnist On Wednesday, students in universities across the United States went to school clutching pillows and mattresses, expressing support for victims of sexual violence and the lack of institutional sensitivity. The cause has seen a widespread and diverse range of student supporters, even as school administrators vociferously proclaim their support for […]