The Daily Northwestern

Guest column: ‘Homeless, not helpless’: DM supports StandUp

Rucha Mehta

November 17, 2009


Filed under Columns, Letters to Editor, Opinion

An estimated 26,000 homeless youth roam the streets of Chicago on any given day. While some of these youth are served in shelters (in one of the 119 beds designated for homeless youth in all of Chicago), the majority of these youth live on the streets, in cars, in abandoned buildings or in some other lo...

Editorial: Kellogg’s move will open space for student use

November 17, 2009


Filed under Editorial, Opinion

As the Kellogg School of Management lays claim to a new site east of the Henry Crown Sports Pavilion and Aquatics Center, as The Daily reported last week, now is the time to start thinking about the future of the Jacobs Center. Kellogg's current home on Sheridan Road is in prized central territory be...

Barzon: Freedom not ‘free’ for true revolutions

Carlton Barzon

November 17, 2009


Filed under Columns, Opinion

"Fight the power."I wish I were old enough to remember when that phrase meant something. Too many people today think those words contain some sort of fairy-dust magic that works just by screaming them loud enough. We think we're radical because we shout for change while listening to Immortal Technique on ou...

Firing Squad: Sports left out of Medill core

Danny Daly

November 16, 2009


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Northwestern supposedly features one of the best journalism schools in the country. That's all well and good, but it would be nice if Medill actually tried to teach all types of journalism. With all the emphasis Medill places on molding everyone to be "well-rounded journalists," it's pretty evident th...

Firing Squad: Ditch SafeRide, hoof it instead

Danny Daly

November 16, 2009


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Northwestern's SafeRide service seems to be one of the most popular targets of student criticism. But I find it ridiculous SafeRide is necessary at all.No two spots on campus (excluding the sports fields on Central Street) are farther than 12 minutes apart. I routinely trek to Ryan Field or Welsh-Rya...