The Daily Northwestern

Guest column: ‘Homeless, not helpless’: DM supports StandUp

Rucha Mehta

November 18, 2009

An estimated 26,000 homeless youth roam the streets of Chicago on any given day. While some of these youth are served in shelters (in one of the 119 beds designated for homeless youth in all of Chicago), the majority of these youth live on the streets, in cars, in abandoned buildings or in some other lo...

Editorial: Kellogg’s move will open space for student use

November 18, 2009

As the Kellogg School of Management lays claim to a new site east of the Henry Crown Sports Pavilion and Aquatics Center, as The Daily reported last week, now is the time to start thinking about the future of the Jacobs Center. Kellogg's current home on Sheridan Road is in prized central territory be...

Forman: Carmody should use bad break to prove himself

Matt Forman

November 18, 2009

This was supposed to be the most exciting season in Northwestern basketball history. In the matter of a week, the hype turned to pessimism. When senior star Kevin Coble suffered a season-ending foot injury in practice last Tuesday and senior backup point guard Jeff Ryan tore his ACL against Northern ...

Barzon: Freedom not ‘free’ for true revolutions

Carlton Barzon

November 18, 2009

"Fight the power."I wish I were old enough to remember when that phrase meant something. Too many people today think those words contain some sort of fairy-dust magic that works just by screaming them loud enough. We think we're radical because we shout for change while listening to Immortal Technique on ou...

Firing Squad: Sports left out of Medill core

Danny Daly

November 17, 2009

Northwestern supposedly features one of the best journalism schools in the country. That's all well and good, but it would be nice if Medill actually tried to teach all types of journalism. With all the emphasis Medill places on molding everyone to be "well-rounded journalists," it's pretty evident th...