The Daily Northwestern

Letter: Attention demanded for Chicago youth education

November 16, 2009

Imagine yourself in a room with 100 of your friends or acquaintances. They're all sitting in front of you. Now imagine 30 of them are unemployed. Well, the economy is bad, you may reason. But what if only six of them attained their bachelor's degree by the age of 25? How would you deal with the knowledge th...

Letter: Solution for Great Room requires city, NU to unite

November 16, 2009

Mr. Fox states in his Nov. 13 letter "No reason for fuss about new student Great Room" he does not "get" the concerns of the alderman and neighbors regarding the Great Room. Perhaps he could discuss the matter with Ald. Fiske, who has always been approachable and ready to explain her position to me in...

City Watch: Hear residents’ input on budget

Ben Geier

November 16, 2009

Illustration by Steven BergerWell, here we go again. It's budget time in Evanston. The next few months will feature endless debate, countless meetings and surely at least one or two good shouting matches.Things got rolling last week with budget workshops, where Evanston residents met with the mayor, c...

Guest column: Recognizing need for new Islamic Studies

Muhammad Safdari

November 15, 2009

Following the recent creation of Jewish Studies, Catholic Studies and Latino/a Studies academic programs on campus, students are now pushing for the implementation of an Islamic Studies minor. The Associated Student Government unanimously passed legislation committing itself to the effort, The Daily su...

LeBuhn: Faulty links connect ASG, student body

Mac LeBuhn

November 15, 2009

"God, ASG just doesn't do anything!"This favorite complaint of Northwestern students still rings familiar today, even after successive ASG presidential campaigns promised to restore relevance to the organization. Given the fact that ASG really does provide helpful services to students (really!), why does th...