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N-U Said: Safe enough?

Jeff Meyer

November 2

Filed under Columns, Multimedia, Online Exclusive

N-U Said host Jeff Meyer talks with students about safety at Northwestern and off-campus in light of a noticeably increased police presence....

LeBuhn: Finance jobs won’t always boast money

Mac LeBuhn

October 31

Filed under Columns, Opinion

In a philosophy class a while back, I remember a TA trying to explain to a rather confused Kellogg student the notion of a priori truths: those things we know are true without any experience of them."Just try to think of something you know is undeniably true," the TA explained patiently...

Standards & Practices: Sex survey not representative

The Daily Northwestern Editorial Board

October 25

Filed under Columns

Last week, The Weekly conducted its Sex Survey to analyze NU's bedroom behavior. Though it gave us insight into what does - or doesn't - happen between the sheets, the "first stab" at gathering the numbers needed left a lot to ...

Guest column: Regulation popular but not practical

Nate Nicholas

October 24

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Populist appeasement is a powerful tool - politicians regularly capitalize on misdirected and uninformed public anger with visible, but realistically ineffective or counterproductive, legislation or executive action.The most glar...

Barzon: Music to my ears, but not others’ tunes

Carlton Barzon

October 20

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Music is my least favorite thing to discuss with strangers. When I meet new people, I always take extreme measures to steer clear of any questions about bands, genres or concerts. Some of the worst situations I can find myself in are being in a room with someone who decides to...

Guest column: Purple-powered homecoming festivities

Catrina Miksis and Yazmin Harris

October 17

Filed under Columns, Opinion

A love of purple is just the beginning of what drew us to working with Northwestern's Homecoming celebration. While this year's theme focuses heavily on our school colors with the slogan, "got purple?" there is so much more to...

Mahen: Ditching dirty word taboos

Jill Mahen

October 17

Filed under Columns

I'll never forget my middle school health class. On the first day, my teacher asked us to say certain words out loud and laugh as much as we wanted to to "get it out of our system."She said the first word. "Penis." The class er...

Barzon: No winners in battles of modern war

Carlton Barzon

October 13

Filed under Columns, Opinion

There's no such thing as a "clean" war. No matter what shock-and-awe buzzwords politicians use to sell it to us, no matter how many smart bombs or unmanned drones we churn off the assembly lines and no matter how much money we spend on body armor and early warning systems, someone will sti...

LeBuhn: Professional sweet-talking for new job

Mac LeBuhn

October 10

Filed under Columns, Opinion

To Whom It May Concern:I recently came across your posting on CareerCat, Northwestern University's Career Services page. I am writing to express my interest in a full-time position at McTinsley and Co. I think you'll find my ac...

Barzon: At all costs, avoid online pit of terror

Carlton Barzon

October 6

Filed under Columns, Opinion

I have seen the Internet's true face. The forum boards are decrepit septic tanks ready to burst open like the bloated belly of a swollen corpse, releasing a deluge of verbal diarrhea and the abandoned social waste of a damned culture. The accumulated filth of all their tired m...