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Guest Column: Rachel Poletick

Rachel Poletick

September 19, 2010

Let's get together, yeah yeah yeah." Of all the trite quotes in popular culture, this line from The Parent Trap best sums up Wildcat Welcome Week. As we shuffle from activity to activity, between dorm pals and PA group activities, the word "college" has taken on a whole new meaning. Everyone at home s...

Carson: Five Guys? Here in Evanston, just one is enough for me

Michael Carson

July 27, 2010

I'm a notorious cheapskate and a good cook, traits I inherited from each of my parents in different proportions. In practice that means I rarely see the inside of a restaurant. Once every couple of weeks, though, I'll get the urge to go out for a meal. For most of my three years in Evanston, that usua...

Letters from the archive

May 19, 2010

5/15/2000: Film name change troubles someI just had a brilliant idea. In the name of efficiency, let's get rid of Medill's junior year internship program. Students can just stay at the university and write for The Daily. That's all the experience they need anyway. They could just change the name of th...

Letter: Islamic Studies would help broaden education

November 23, 2009

I am writing as a Religious Studies major to express my support for the creation of an Islamic Studies program. Recent debates in The Daily (among other, wider forums) illuminate the ongoing need for an elevated level of education concerning the role of Islam in global cultural and religious events, pa...

Letter: Show NU spirit, even if not with ‘Bananapalooza’

November 23, 2009

I discovered Wednesday a letter to the editor I had written last year was re-printed ("Northwestern needs a ‘Bananapalooza,' " Feb. 23, 2009). For those who might need a refresher, I jokingly advocated Northwestern host a campus-wide event called "Bananapalooza," in which students would come to...