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Thumbs…tennis, gas, transcripts, and the DREAM Act

The Daily Northwestern

May 3, 2011

Thumbs up to...Women's tennis continues to dominate Yeah, you don't pay attention to the women's tennis team and probably don't know where they play. But they've done nothing but represent NU to the fullest, bringing home their 13th consecutive Big Ten title this weekend. Just a week after losing to...

Letter to the Editor: LEND editorial misrepresented the program’s initiative

May 3, 2011

The Daily's recent editorial on Lending for Evanston and Northwestern Development's campaign, Invest Evanston, fails to provide a complete view of LEND's work and undervalues the need that Evanston businesses truly have. The focus of Invest Evanston is twofold. First, the campaign aims to raise funds in...

Elkin: Bin Laden’s death not worth the celebration

Ali Elkin

May 1, 2011

As college students, we might be particularly susceptible to being swept up in movements and being seduced by the possibility of being a part of something historic. This was my initial reaction to the footage of jubilant George Washington University students rallying around the White House, chanting an...

Letter to the Editor: Canvassing can be a fulfilling summer job for students

May 1, 2011

The Daily Northwestern recently ran an article critical of a nonprofit that has been recruiting students to canvass in support of progressive campaigns. The article asserted "Canvassing organization's policies draw (sic) criticism from students," citing the opinions of a Northwestern student who ha...

Hayden: Mifflin was this weekend and it was pretty cool

Tom Hayden

April 30, 2011

Mifflin Street Block Party attracts some 20,000 people to Wisconsin's Madison campus every year, some of them Northwestern students likely intrigued by the idea of drinking outside. With Dillo Day just around the corner, I decided to visit the event in the pursuit of dedicated journalism so that I ...