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Editorial: NU should cut strings from alumnus’ donation

Forum staff

October 20, 2009


Filed under Editorial, Opinion

The fraud investigation into Dr. Alan Mendelsohn, Feinberg '82, should serve as a not-too-friendly reminder for Northwestern. Donations to the private University don't have to be disclosed, but that doesn't mean the money will always stay under wraps.In the indictment filed last month, records indicated...

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...

LeBuhn: Taking over TV through cash Machine

Mac LeBuhn

October 18, 2009


Filed under Opinion

As much as I hate to give it any more focus than necessary, this column is about the Idiot's Great American Monetizing Machine.Known more commonly as reality television, the Machine started out modestly enough. It began with innocent if frivolous shows such as "Survivor" and "Real World" as the fuel that fi...

Editorials: Create forum for complaints; Making strides, still not enough

October 18, 2009


Filed under Opinion

Create forum for complaintsNorthwestern should be a place where everyone feels safe to be themselves."Northwestern prohibits discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, martial status, ...

Letter: Curbing greenhouse gases

Suelyn Yu

October 17, 2009


Filed under Letters to Editor

If you are "just someone who happens to care a lot," why not consider proving it and taking greater environmental action. If we are going to curb greenhouse gases by 18 percent in 10 years by 2012, "going green" is going to take significant, not passive, lifestyle changes. While I agree with Ms. Pinsk...