Greek Beat: Surviving formal in five easy steps

Mackenzie Broderick, Columnist

May 14, 2014
Filed under Current Blogs, The Current

Greetings, culture lovers! The end of the year is in sight! Or, at least, if you squint, you can sort of see it … But, with spring comes formals, scholarship balls and other events where wearing sweatpants is not acceptable.... Read more »

Greek Beat: Yakity yak, don't talk smack

Mackenzie Broderick, Columnist

May 8, 2014
Filed under Columns & Reviews, Current Blogs, The Current

Greetings, culture lovers! I’m going to cut straight to the chase — it’s silly to judge people. It’s silly because we are all pretty much equally terrible. And I do say we, because I’m certainly guilty. I judge people... Read more »

Greek Beat: Mental health and Greek life

Mackenzie Broderick, Greek Columnist

May 1, 2014
Filed under Current Blogs, The Current

Recently, never mind how recently, I was crushed to a crush party. As people laughed and danced and posed for pictures at the party, I found myself crying in the bathroom. But to understand what led up to this moment, we need... Read more »

Greek Beat: Wearing your letters around campus, an inner monologue

Mackenzie Broderick, Columnist

April 22, 2014
Filed under Current Blogs

Roll out of bed in the morning and my "Finding Nemo" clock says I’m already 15 minutes late. Whoops. Fumbling around in my closet, I grab the first shirt my fingers touch and pull it on before hurrying out the door. Cold. Too... Read more »

I'm Jewish, and I'm hungry: Evaluating Evanston options for Passover

Hayley Glatter, Copy Chief

April 16, 2014
Filed under Blogs, Food/Dining, The Current

Subway, Jimmy John’s, Cosi, Einstein Bros, Panera Bread. All sandwich shops. All less than one block from campus. These bread-filled heavens mock me as I walk past. The sourdough rolls taunt me at every meal. It... Read more »

Northwestern partners with online tutorial website Lynda

Rebecca Savransky, Campus Editor

April 8, 2014
Filed under Administration, Blogs, Campus, On Campus, Science & Technology

Northwestern is partnering with Lynda, a website that provides tutorials and videos on specific topics, for a year-long pilot program in an effort to give students the option to take online courses at no expense, the University... Read more »

Evanston man shot at Skokie hotel

Patrick Svitek, Reporter

April 6, 2014
Filed under Around Town, Blogs, City, Crime, Latest Stories

An Evanston man was shot early Saturday morning at a Skokie hotel, police said. The 24-year-old man was shot in the leg shortly before 2:30 a.m. at the Rodeway Inn, 9333 Skokie Blvd., police said. Witnesses told officers they... Read more »

CTA announces change in rail operations scheduling policy

Jordan Harrison, Assistant Camups Editor

April 4, 2014
Filed under Around Town, Blogs, City, Latest Stories, Local

The Chicago Transit Authority announced Friday new scheduling policies for rail operators in response to a March 24 crash at the O’Hare Blue Line station. “Safety is our highest... Read more »

Weinberg juniors Watson, Deitchman square off for ASG presidency

Rebecca Savransky, Campus Editor

April 2, 2014
Filed under ASG Elections, Blogs, Campus, On Campus, Student Government

The tickets for Associated Student Government president and vice president during the 2014-15 school year were announced Wednesday at the organization's weekly Senate meeting. Weinberg juniors Alex Deitchman and Ronak Patel... Read more »