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Editorial: Revised meal plan will help to improve student life

The Daily Northwestern

May 14, 2011

Starting next Fall Quarter, NU students will have new meal plan options. Associated Student Government, nuCuisine, Residence Hall Association and the Residential College Board all worked to revamp the current system and at the end of April, VP of Student Affairs William Banis signed the proposal. Having been ten ...

Hayden: Dinner with Morty doesn’t disappoint

Tom Hayden

May 14, 2011

I recently ate dinner at Morty Schapiro's house with some 40 or so other people for some reason or another. Before you shout "stop bragging, you jerk," let me note that in the coming years, this will not be such a special invitation. Schapiro announced to the room that at Williams College, a school of...

Booth: Entitlement gone awry on college campuses

Samantha Booth

May 13, 2011

Okay. Ya'll aren't going to like this. Hey, it's a bitter pill. But it needs to be said - maybe not for your enjoyment, but at least for my sanity. I mean, that's the purpose of this column, right? Of course it is. While I prefer writing "garbagey" columns - yes, I read the comments - that are composed of...

Letter to the Editor: Daily blog post does little to improve NU students’ lives

May 9, 2011

Last week, in the light of the death of Osama bin Laden, I submitted a resolution thanking the troops for their sacrifices in fighting the War on Terror. During the discussion, a few senators, most notably, Benjy Leibowitz and Ala Salameh, expressed concern that my resolution could be misconstrued as...

Letter to the editor: Advocacy has a valuable place in journalism

May 9, 2011

I commend Brian Rosenthal's second installment of his In Focus series on the Innocence Project and David Protess for the intensive reporting and new angles it provides. But putting Protess and the Innocence Project aside, I take issue with Brian's implication - which, even if not intentional, came acro...