The Daily Northwestern

Guest Column: Holding onto ties with Israel ‘makes sense’

Nathan Enfield

November 22, 2009

On Monday night, participants at a student-sponsored forum will consider whether the United States should end its special relationship with Israel.Embracing this discussion, Wildcats for Israel believes a strong U.S.-Israel relationship mutually benefits both countries at strategic, technological and ethic...

Levin: Our lifetime of new, cool technology

Kenny Levin

November 19, 2009

While researching a paper in the library, I was struck by a memory of finding a book in my elementary school's library by searching for its location in a card index. Just what a card index was is beyond the grasp of my feeble memory, but the thought of not being able to type in a general description of what ...

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...

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...