The Daily Northwestern

The backburner: Orange Upside-Down Cupcakes

Maggie Gorman and Maggie Gorman

May 2, 2012

Filed under Letters to Editor

If the words "upside-down cake" don't exactly conjure images of collegiate cooking endeavors, don't spark a craving of any sort or maybe even make you want to ignore this recipe entirely, I don't blame you. The upside-down ca...

Between the sheets: Friends without benefits

Tonya Starr

May 2, 2012

Filed under Letters to Editor

Jake* and I have been best friends since freshman year. We sometimes pull all-nighters together because we suck at homework and love Sarpino's pizza. We borrow each other's stuff and often coordinate our errand running. We don't h...

The backburner: Orange Upside-Down Cupcakes

Maggie Gorman

May 2, 2012

Filed under Letters to Editor

If the words "upside-down cake" don't exactly conjure images of collegiate cooking endeavors, don't spark a craving of any sort or maybe even make you want to ignore this recipe entirely, I don't blame you. The upside-down ca...

Letter to the Editor: Lewis’ behavior undermines diversity dialogue

April 26, 2012

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

Despite the outrage over last weekend's "Racist Olympics," no one has fully analyzed the culpability of all those involved in this incident. It is clear that the Ski Team made poor decisions that were offensive to a variety of...

Letter to the Editor: “Cultural insensitivity” claims are absurd

April 26, 2012

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

Once again, Northwestern has descended into the absurdity of political correctness, now defined downward as "cultural insensitivity." Indeed, Orwell is spinning in his grave. Not in disbelief, but jealous that Big Brother co...

The backburner:Three ways to spice up oatmeal

Maggie Gorman

April 25, 2012

Filed under Letters to Editor

Like so many things from our childhood, oatmeal re-emerges in adulthood attached with mixed emotions and associations, as well as a newfound appreciation for all it has to offer. Oatmeal may be mealy, unaesthetically pleasing and an unfortunat...

Technically speaking:Smartphones: Survival of the fittest

Corey Mcmahon

April 25, 2012

Filed under Letters to Editor

About a week ago, a group of protesters rallied outside of an Apple store in downtown Sydney, Australia, clad in black T-shirts and holding signs that read "Wake Up." Their message was simple: the cult-like customers of Apple fo...

Clothes lines:Concrete catwalk

Chelsea Peng

April 25, 2012

Filed under Letters to Editor

If you weren't on campus Saturday, you missed out. I'll try anything (fashionable) once, and this weekend's excursion was a jaunt to the library and Norbucks in a reconstruction of look 59 from Michael Kors' fall 2012 ready-to-wear colle...

Between the sheets:In defense of high-quality porn

Tonya Starr

April 25, 2012

Filed under Letters to Editor

Last week, the daily sex columnist, Tonya Starr, wrote a review ("Between the sheets: High-budget porn goes overboard") of the famously "sexpensive" porno, Pirates XXX. After a discussion with Ms. Starr, not only do I disagree ...

Letter to the Editor: Zeitlin’s take on personhood needs some refinement

November 16, 2011

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

Matthew Zeitlin would do well to be more careful with his terminology. In his column, he conflates three different terms critical to the abortion debate - fetus, embryo and fertilized eggs. His issue and column deal with the s...

Letter to the Editor: Protesters seek to clarify Hoffman walkout

November 15, 2011

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

On Nov. 10, Northwestern students joined individuals from across Chicagoland to attend a lecture by Gil Hoffman, chief political correspondent for the Jerusalem Post. About half an hour into the event, roughly 30 students walked ...

Letter to the Editor: Paterno’s lack of serious action is a crime in itself

November 9, 2011

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

Did Josh Walfish even read the grand jury indictment? Did he read the entire thing? I would imagine, as a "journalist" he would have done his due diligence and developed some sort of deductive reasoning. It seems he did not in...