The Daily Northwestern

4 years, hundreds of stories: Best of City

4 years, hundreds of stories: Best of City

The Daily Northwestern

June 19, 2013

1. ‘Brothel law’ strains town-gown trust No one has ever been evicted for violating the city’s so-called "brothel law," a rule barring more than three unrelated individuals for living together, but ongoing threats that officials would begin enforcing the law has remained a point of contention be...

4 years, hundreds of stories: Best of Campus

4 years, hundreds of stories: Best of Campus

The Daily Northwestern

June 19, 2013

1. Schapiro becomes president Along with the current class of graduating seniors, Northwestern President Morton Schapiro entered campus in fall 2009. Schapiro brought a background in economics of higher education, and experience as president of Williams College. He implemented a focus on adding “thi...

Cohen: Letting go of control can make changes liberating

Rebecca Cohen

June 18, 2013

At pretty much every graduation I’ve been to, someone at some point has whipped out Robert Frost’s “The Road Not Taken.” You know the poem: Two paths, woodland imagery, the speaker picks the one less traveled and it makes “all the difference.” As platitudes aimed at people wearing mortarboards...

Lasher: ‘Livin’ on Northwestern Time’ means enjoying unique moments

Allison Lasher

June 18, 2013

The first and only entry that appears in the diary I brought with me to college is dated “September 11, 2009 – somewhere between New Jersey and Chicago.” Yup, that’s right. The only time I journaled at college was on my flight to Northwestern to begin the journey of amazingness more formally...

Trautwein: What I learned in college: At Northwestern, passion is celebrated

Cally Trautwein

June 18, 2013

Full disclosure: I’m currently in a very particular and precarious emotional state. I watched two movies today: "First Daughter" and "Shakespeare in Love." I have a final tomorrow, and a cold, and I just ate three cookies. We march through the Arch on Friday, back where it all began. I’d say I’ve...