The Daily Northwestern

Becht: Support for Northwestern sports must extend past four years

Colin Becht

June 19, 2013

Four years ago, we came to a school without much of an athletic reputation. Sure, alumni and older students would tell us that Northwestern was actually in its athletic prime, and they were right. But at the time, there was very little to show for it. Compared to the state schools we turned down, a recent...

Daoud: Everything is changing, but that’s OK

Sarah Daoud

June 19, 2013

The other day someone called me an alum.  It was nothing short of horrifying. The truth is, I don’t know how to exist outside of Northwestern. My four years here have been more formative than I ever could have imagined, in all the necessary and strangest ways. I became a feminist, vegetarian,...

Park: College brought both tears, highs

Colleen Park

June 19, 2013

I’ve never had a good memory. A part of the appeal of journalism has been recording as many moments as your notepad, tape and hard drive can hold. It’s also the appeal of hoarding, which I’ll admit to my fair share of doing. I’m never going to re-watch or re-read any of my interviews from...

Kim: The value of a Northwestern education

JuJu Kim

June 19, 2013

I remember an incident about four years ago, several days after I decided to enroll at Northwestern, when a family friend declared my choice foolish. “My friend who went to Medill has to work multiple freelance jobs to make ends meet,” she said. “It’s not worth it.” Overwhelmed with excitement...