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Reflections from the editor: Kaitlyn Jakola

Reflections from the editor: Kaitlyn Jakola

Kaitlyn Jakola, Editor in chief, Fall Quarter 2012 and Winter Quarter 2013
June 18, 2013
Filed under Graduation Issue 2013

To say that my time at Northwestern was perfect would be a lie. To even say that it was 90 percent positive would be a lie. But I think we learn more from the truth, which is that the reason I am here today, an adult with a job and a plan and a future I’m excited about, is because I had bad times in...

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Kaitlyn Jakola

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Jakola: Recent suicides show Northwestern perspective on mental health still needs change

Jakola: Recent suicides show Northwestern perspective on mental health still needs change

Kaitlyn Jakola, Guest Columnist
November 13, 2013
Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

On my way to work this morning, I found out that two more Northwestern students had committed suicide this week. Well, "former Northwestern students," but it's no surprise that people with mental health issues at some point found there was no room for them at NU. Right now, I am angry. I feel furious...

Former Daily Editors

April 23, 2014
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Photo essay: Best of Dance Marathon 2013

Photo essay: Best of Dance Marathon 2013

Lauren Caruba and Meghan Morris
March 10, 2013
Filed under Dance Marathon 2013, Top Stories

Photos by Joseph Diebold, Paulina Firozi, Kaitlyn Jakola, Rafi Letzter, Melody Song, Sheng Wu, Skylar Zhang 1. The men’s basketball team does the Harlem Shake with the dancers "It was a fun way for them to interact with us. It's something fun in today's culture." — Weinberg junior Alison Murra...

Dance Marathon 2013: Block 5 recap

Dance Marathon 2013: Block 5 recap

Kaitlyn Jakola, Editor in chief
March 9, 2013
Filed under Dance Marathon 2013

Not quite halfway through DM, dancers finally got a chance to sit down at the start of Block 5. During the 30-minute reprieve, dancers enjoyed breakfast while Comedy Forum, Fusion Dance Company and the University drum line provided entertainment. After the performances, "Heroes" actor Greg Grunberg...

Editorial: In wake of Maddula case, let us take care of one another

Daily Northwestern Editorial Board
February 27, 2013
Filed under Editorial, Opinion

It’s been a difficult few months for the Northwestern community. The Evanston Police Department's announcement earlier this week they would close their investigation into Harsha Maddula’s death put a formal end to a story that has, in many ways, defined the 2012-2013 school year at NU. Institutional...

Michele Corriston named next editor in chief of The Daily

Paulina Firozi, Managing Editor
February 26, 2013
Filed under Blogs, On Campus

Medill junior Michele Corriston will serve as The Daily’s next editor in chief, the newspaper’s publisher, Students Publishing Co., Inc, announced Tuesday. Corriston will begin as the top editor as of Spring Quarter and continue through the end of Fall Quarter 2013. She will succeed current editor...

Five Words for a Baltimore Ravens Super Bowl victory

Five Words for a Baltimore Ravens Super Bowl victory

Alex Burnham, Writer
February 6, 2013
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Odds & Ends, Quotes, The Current, TV

The Baltimore Ravens won Super Bowl XLVII in a 34-31 showdown against the San Francisco 49ers Sunday. After the Ravens deterred a near-comeback by San Francisco, coach John Harbaugh and his team celebrated their second Super Bowl victory. The game also featured a halftime performance by Beyonce. The...

Five Words for a potential Hillary Clinton presidential candidacy

Alex Burnham, Writer
January 30, 2013
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Odds & Ends, Quotes, The Current

President Obama and outgoing Secretary of State Hillary Clinton interviewed with "60 Minutes" Friday. The pair discussed many topics, but one point of the conversation centered on a possible Clinton White House run in 2016. The Current and Daily staffers, along with some Northwestern students, commen...

Editorial: Chabad community owed more transparency on Klein decision

The Daily Northwestern Editorial Board
November 14, 2012
Filed under Editorial, Opinion

So far, we have refrained from weighing in on the University’s decision to disaffiliate from Rabbi Dov Hillel Klein and the Tannenbaum Chabad House. Since the story broke, we have received numerous letters and columns reflecting on the situation. These students and community members have exclusively...

Five Words For: Chris Christie

Five Words For: Chris Christie

Alison Abrams, Reporter
November 7, 2012
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music, Odds & Ends, Quotes, The Current

Governor Chris Christie of New Jersey, the state hit hardest by Superstorm Sandy, is probably Bruce Springsteen's biggest fan – he has seen “The Boss” in concert more than 130 times. But Springsteen, Jersey's favorite son, has ignored the Republican governor until recently. Last Friday at a benefit...