The Daily Northwestern

Editorial: Green projects keep NU at top

October 31, 2009


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

How green are we?Even as NU and student groups continue to develop academic programming and student group involvement in environmental initiatives, NU is already taking us in the right direction for sustainability.NU is ranked by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency among the top 10 universities ...

LeBuhn: Finance jobs won’t always boast money

Mac LeBuhn

October 31, 2009


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. "Something like, &ls...

Barzon: Time to cut out awkward interactions

Carlton Barzon

October 27, 2009


Filed under Opinion

I wasn't well-versed in the strange dance of the "awkward moment" until I came to Northwestern. Before I came here for college, the term "awkward turtle" would have made as much sense to me as Neutral Milk Hotel lyrics. Like everyone else, though, I had to learn this subtle art the hard way.We all know how it ...

Editorial: NU’s turn to seize initiative; Find fix now for busy road

October 27, 2009


Filed under Opinion

NU's turn to seize initiativeOut of a bad situation, Northwestern has a chance to rise to the top. The downtown club incident earlier this month, in which six black students from Washington University in St. Louis were denied entry, stirred support from throughout the NU student body.Collaborative action ...

Firing Squad: Party foul – a lack of pre-game logic

Emilia Barrosse

October 26, 2009


Filed under Opinion

As a college freshman, I have learned that a party is not a party unless there is plenty of alcohol. But the alcohol doesn't just have to be at the party - one must consume alcohol prior to the party - and in massive quantities. And it doesn't stop there. Oh no, actually, it has only just begun. In fa...