Many awoke that morning to finish packing or head to the
airport. It was just four days
before New Student Week at Northwestern when the Class of 2005 and the world were stunned, saddened and forever changed by the attacks of
Sept. 11, 2001.
This year’s graduating class is the first to go through college in the post-9/11 world. In this
series, The Daily explores the
lasting effect on them and
subsequent classes of students.