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LeBuhn: Selling out: The Homecoming football bill

Mac LeBuhn

October 25, 2009


Filed under Opinion

The scene: It's late at night the Friday before the big Homecoming game. Two conflicted Northwestern administrators, Dick and Jane, are sitting before a fire, engrossed in a conversation over the tickets they will be selling tomorrow for the game.DICK: So, it's settled then. $50 for sideline tickets, $40 fo...

Editorial: Seek greater diversity at NU

October 25, 2009


Filed under Editorial, Opinion

The 10th anniversary of Northwestern's Multicultural Center should serve as a reminder for how much still needs to be done to promote diversity on campus. The MCC and Multicultural Student Affairs have worked to promote this goal by bringing together the wide array of groups on campus for cooperation an...

Standards & Practices: Sex survey not representative

The Daily Northwestern Editorial Board

October 25, 2009


Filed under Columns

Last week, The Weekly conducted its Sex Survey to analyze NU's bedroom behavior. Though it gave us insight into what does - or doesn't - happen between the sheets, the "first stab" at gathering the numbers needed left a lot to be desired, said Alex Ilyashov, editor in chief of The Weekly and a Medill ...

Guest column: Regulation popular but not practical

Nate Nicholas

October 24, 2009


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Populist appeasement is a powerful tool - politicians regularly capitalize on misdirected and uninformed public anger with visible, but realistically ineffective or counterproductive, legislation or executive action.The most glaring recent example is the regulation of compensation at companies receiving...

Barzon: Music to my ears, but not others’ tunes

Carlton Barzon

October 20, 2009


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Music is my least favorite thing to discuss with strangers. When I meet new people, I always take extreme measures to steer clear of any questions about bands, genres or concerts. Some of the worst situations I can find myself in are being in a room with someone who decides to turn on MTV, or riding shotgun in...