The Daily Northwestern

Editorial: Seeking safety around campus

October 31, 2009

It's time to take back our campus.Security alerts about nearby crimes, including incidents of a business and students being robbed, have us walking nervously through Evanston. But on a campus that extends far beyond the mile-long stretch of university buildings on Sheridan Road, students, faculty and staff...

Barzon: Time to cut out awkward interactions

Carlton Barzon

October 27, 2009

I wasn't well-versed in the strange dance of the "awkward moment" until I came to Northwestern. Before I came here for college, the term "awkward turtle" would have made as much sense to me as Neutral Milk Hotel lyrics. Like everyone else, though, I had to learn this subtle art the hard way.We all know how it ...

Editorial: NU’s turn to seize initiative; Find fix now for busy road

October 27, 2009

NU's turn to seize initiativeOut of a bad situation, Northwestern has a chance to rise to the top. The downtown club incident earlier this month, in which six black students from Washington University in St. Louis were denied entry, stirred support from throughout the NU student body.Collaborative action ...

Firing Squad: Party foul – a lack of pre-game logic

Emilia Barrosse

October 26, 2009

As a college freshman, I have learned that a party is not a party unless there is plenty of alcohol. But the alcohol doesn't just have to be at the party - one must consume alcohol prior to the party - and in massive quantities. And it doesn't stop there. Oh no, actually, it has only just begun. In fa...

LeBuhn: Selling out: The Homecoming football bill

Mac LeBuhn

October 25, 2009

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...