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Nadkarni: Change necessary to revive Cats’ tourney hopes

Rohan Nadkarni

January 8, 2012

Filed under Contributors, Men's Basketball, Sports

I can't believe it's already Winter Quarter. Coming back from break, a real theme on campus seems to be change. My classes have changed, my sports editor changed, and even the year changed since the last time I wrote a column....

Walfish: NU’s quest for respect

Josh Walfish

January 7, 2012

Filed under Contributors, Sports

For the longest time Northwestern has been the punch line of many jokes around the Big Ten. Now that the Wildcats have shown an ability to pull off a big upset, the question around campus is: "Where is the love?" Where is the at...

Q & A with Tracy Kidder

Lauren Manning

March 2, 2011

Filed under Contributors

Journalist Tracy Kidder brought inspiring words to campus as this year's One Book One Northwestern keynote speaker. Kidder's Mountains Beyond Mountains tells the story of Dr. Paul Farmer, a physician who has spent years working to...

Student Loan: Group connects dollars to local businesses that need them

Jennifer Wilson

March 2, 2011

Filed under Contributors

Are poor people unlucky or incapable? Microfinance, a loaning practice that offers financial services to low-income clients, attempts to prove that people can lift themselves out of poverty. But the poor don't always have the ...

Labor Law’s Success Questioned

Andrew O'Keefe

March 2, 2011

Filed under Contributors

An Illinois law that intensifies penalties for employers who cheat workers out of legally entitled earnings took effect Saturday, Jan. 1, sparking praise and skepticism from Chicago-area employees. Though hailed as progression of...

Has U.S. taken taste out of alcohol?

Blaise Hope

March 2, 2011

Filed under Contributors

I was born in Tokyo, while my British parents were living there. My mother confesses to having a glass of champagne during the pregnancy, and one of her favorite stories is of an Irish priest who would come into the hospital e...

Q&A with Cleve Jones

February 20, 2011

Filed under Contributors

Peace Project, The Protest's mother organization, teamed up with NCDC to lead a 18-student group coalition to bring LGBT and labor activist Cleve Jones to campus. Jones, featured on our cover, spoke on Nov. 15 about his life, in...