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Gutierrez: Why I am going to double major

A. Pallas Gutierrez, Op-Ed Contributor

October 29, 2018

Filed under Contributors, Latest Stories, Opinion

In a column in the New York Times’s opinion section, David Leonhardt advised college students, “Do not double major.” I’m going to do it anyway. Leonhardt’s main argument is that college students are prohibited from...

Jackson: What I learned about failure during my freshman year at NU

Cassidy Jackson, Columnist

May 28, 2018

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

Last week, I wrote a column about how I learned to take ownership and be unafraid in my friendships during my freshman year. But I learned things in the classroom too, like the fact that academics shouldn’t define me. Similar to the vast majorit...

Gordon: Rethinking the college major

Jake Gordon, Columnist

March 4, 2018

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

Many academic disciplines specialized throughout the 20th century, leading to the huge number of department offerings at most modern universities. Sadly, in specializing the disciplines, we’ve frequently pushed one perspective...

ETHS parents, administrators meet to discuss school’s new direction

Rachel Janik, Reporter

October 11, 2012

Filed under City, Education, Local

Parents, teachers and administrators of Evanston Township High School met Wednesday at Haven Middle School to discuss the school’s efforts to improve academic standards and educational equality. The meeting was part of...