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The Weekly: Week Seven Recap

The Weekly: Week Seven Recap

Alex Chun and Yiming Fu March 1, 2021

On Tuesday Feb. 23, former Illinois state Sen. Daniel Biss was elected Evanston’s next mayor after gaining over 70 percent of votes. This concludes a campaign trail that started in Sept. when Biss publicly...

Life as a freshman during COVID-19

Diego Ramos-Bechara, Reporter March 1, 2021

Assimilating to collegiate life is complicated enough as is. Throw in a pandemic, and the burden only grows more towering. From taking remote classes to making friends and participating in student organizations,...

On this day in 1934, a deal to merge Northwestern and UChicago was rejected

Grace Wu, Assistant Video Editor February 25, 2021

Imagine a world without the Northwestern-UChicago rivalry. A deal in the early 1930s proposed the two schools merge, but on this day 87 years ago, that proposal was rejected. Closed captions available.  Email:...

Podculture: Love, Actually? Why rom-coms are our guilty pleasure

Podculture: Love, Actually? Why rom-coms are our guilty pleasure

Neya Thanikachalam, Jordan Mangi, and Jacquelyne Germain February 24, 2021

Grand gestures, love at first sight and will-they won’t-they are just a few of the tropes seen in romantic comedies, better known as rom-coms. As we watch these feel-good movies, we laugh, we cry and...

The Weekly: Week Six Recap

The Weekly: Week Six Recap

Alex Chun and Susanna Kemp February 22, 2021

Evanston’s mayoral candidates discuss issues ranging from police reform to housing. And a mutual aid effort headed by Evanston Fight for Black Lives established a communal fridge for community members...

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