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Carson: SHIFTing the blame

Mike Carson

October 4, 2010

The folks that run SHIFT sure know how to get people talking. Last week, your diligent Forum columnists managed to stir up 12 online comments on seven columns. A story about an event that Secular Humanists for Inquiry and Free Thought put together drew 10 comments in 48 hours. And all they had to do...

Guest Column:”Are you a good witch or a bad witch?”

Jeffrey Geiger

October 4, 2010

Every time you meet someone new, that's what you wonder. If you're LGBTQ, that is. If you're LGBTQ, you most likely spend some degree of time either outright worrying about - or at the very least unconsciously preparing for - "What If This One Turns Hostile?" There's no guarantee that someone isn't go...

Editorial: Students should consider changing voter registration to Illinois

The Daily Northwestern

October 3, 2010

Northwestern students from all 50 states migrate to Evanston and usually live here for at least nine months out of the year, giving us the right to register to vote as a resident of Evanston and of Illinois. If we register, we can vote in everything from local aldermanic elections to senator and go...

Editorial: Looking beyond the TFA brand

The Daily Northwestern

October 3, 2010

Last Thursday, The Daily reported that more NU class of 2010 graduates went to work for Teach for America than for any other single employer - and even more members of the class applied. There is an indisputably huge interest in TFA on this campus, but it's hard to tell what this says about Northwestern as...

Guest Column: Finding community at Northwestern

Dylan Browdie

September 20, 2010

Standing over a pile of clothing, a refrigerator, and a still-packaged printer (courtesy of Steve Jobs with the purchase of my off-to-college laptop), I paused for a moment to attempt to take in all that was now finally happening. I was about to depart for Northwestern, and I didn't quite know what...