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Evanston “brothel rules” cause student body reaction

January 23, 2011


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Already the Evanston city council and Northwestern are receiving attention from Gawker. The off-campus event meeting for tonight at 7 p.m. already has more than 200 students attending on Facebook, and more than 3,000 people have been invited to the event. What are your predictions for the meeting's...

Top 5 Stephen Colbert Moments

Becky Olles

January 22, 2011


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Stephen Colbert is giving the commencement speech at Northwestern this year. To celebrate the announcement, here are some of the top Colbert moments: 1. Stephen Colbert Christmas Special 2. Stephen Colbert Keeps Character in Congress 3. Stephen Colbert at the White House Correspondents' Dinner 4. Stephen Colbert's Light Sa...

The many talents of Dean Lavine

January 22, 2011


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In case you didn't know, Medill School of Journalism's Dean Lavine has a few side jobs such as a part time police officer and sorcerer. Check out more of his talents here: http://deanlavineholdingthings.tumblr.com/...

Still a Sagittarius.

Meghana Puri and Meghana Puri

January 21, 2011


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For the last week or two, all I've been able to see on various social networks – Twitter, Facebook, blogs – is the constant influx of posts relating to people who are worried their zodiac sign has changed. Or not. Or something along the lines of commenting on the ‘fact' that there is...

Because we’re too busy to watch TV…

Abby Shure and Abby Shure

January 21, 2011


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For those of you who are distraught about the Bears' loss to the Packers or even to those who could care less, let's recap my current top 3 television shows from last week: "Pretty Little Liars" brought out the best in A and the worst in pretty much everyone's families. Emily's mom continues to hate h...

Ten quotes from this week’s news (Jan. 15-21)

Minjae Park

January 19, 2011


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1. "I love Apple so much and hope to be back as soon as I can." –Steve Jobs Steve Jobs is taking a medical leave of absence from Apple. He hasn't specified how long he'll be out, raising speculation that he may never return. The news comes a week after Verizon announced it is weeks away from ...

Aziz Ansari in action

Chris Kirk

January 16, 2011


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Watch out, ladies of Northwestern. Aziz Ansari is on the prowl: ...

MLK Day in Photos

January 16, 2011


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Following Reverend Dr. Michael James, marchers walked from the Music Institute in Chicago the Second Baptist Church. Mackenzie McCluer / The Hourly The candlelight vigil gave students a chance to reflect on the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. Nicky Nicholson-Klingerman / The Hourly Students...

Save the Date: A Better Northwestern Calendar

Meghana Puri

January 14, 2011


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When desperately trying to come up with ideas for a suitably witty, suitably insightful campus-related first blog post for The Hourly, I found myself struggling to think of things that happened during the first two weeks of winter quarter. I'm almost completely unaware of the many events occurring...

Meet our newest blogger: Meghana Puri

Meghana Puri

January 14, 2011


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Meghana Puri lived in Mumbai, India for the first 14 years of her life, before moving to Singapore, where she spent her high school years. She is now a freshman at Northwestern. At the same time, her parents moved to Zurich, Switzerland, where she now returns for holidays. She is officially an internationa...

Weekly News Roundup (Jan. 10-14)

Minjae Park

January 12, 2011


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Local The dean of Feinberg School of Medicine is moving to the University of Pennsylvania's School of Medicine, while the former dean of Northwestern Law School, who served in that position for 17 years, is settling into his new job as the president of the New School. Both officially stepped down on Jan....

On the Rock: Evans Scholars

Chris Kirk and Chris Kirk

January 11, 2011


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The rock today bears the paint of the Evans Scholars. From the Northwestern chapter's website: The Evans Scholars Foundation administers the nation's largest privately funded college scholarship program, providing full tuition and housing grants to deserving caddies. Since the first two Scholars enrolled at Northwestern University in 1930, over 8,500 young men and wom...