The Daily Northwestern

Greek Beat: Mental health and Greek life

Mackenzie Broderick, Greek Columnist

April 30, 2014

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 to start at the beginning. It’s always been difficult to turn off my brain....

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

Mackenzie Broderick, Columnist

April 22, 2014

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 cold. Is it lunchtime yet? Is this shirt inside out? Glance down and...

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

Hayley Glatter, Copy Chief

April 16, 2014

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 feels like the freshly-baked muffins are out to get me. I’m a tortured soul. This week i...

Northwestern partners with online tutorial website Lynda

Rebecca Savransky, Campus Editor

April 8, 2014

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 announced Tuesday. In order to gain access to the service, students must...

Evanston man shot at Skokie hotel

Patrick Svitek, Reporter

April 6, 2014

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 heard yelling and possible fighting from a party in a hotel room. The...