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Guest column: Purple-powered homecoming festivities

Catrina Miksis and Yazmin Harris

October 17, 2009

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...

Barzon: No winners in battles of modern war

Carlton Barzon

October 13, 2009

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, 2009

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, 2009

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...