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Barzon: Music to my ears, but not others’ tunes

Carlton Barzon

October 21, 2009

Music is my least favorite thing to discuss with strangers. When I meet new people, I always take extreme measures to steer clear of any questions about bands, genres or concerts. Some of the worst situations I can find myself in are being in a room with someone who decides to turn on MTV, or riding shotgun in...

LeBuhn: Taking over TV through cash Machine

Mac LeBuhn

October 19, 2009

As much as I hate to give it any more focus than necessary, this column is about the Idiot's Great American Monetizing Machine.Known more commonly as reality television, the Machine started out modestly enough. It began with innocent if frivolous shows such as "Survivor" and "Real World" as the fuel that fi...

Editorials: Create forum for complaints; Making strides, still not enough

October 19, 2009

Create forum for complaintsNorthwestern should be a place where everyone feels safe to be themselves."Northwestern prohibits discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, martial status, ...

Guest column: Purple-powered homecoming festivities

Catrina Miksis and Yazmin Harris

October 18, 2009

A love of purple is just the beginning of what drew us to working with Northwestern's Homecoming celebration. While this year's theme focuses heavily on our school colors with the slogan, "got purple?" there is so much more to the week-long celebration. Students, alumni and the Evanston community wi...

Letter: Curbing greenhouse gases

Suelyn Yu

October 18, 2009

If you are "just someone who happens to care a lot," why not consider proving it and taking greater environmental action. If we are going to curb greenhouse gases by 18 percent in 10 years by 2012, "going green" is going to take significant, not passive, lifestyle changes. While I agree with Ms. Pinsk...