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Letter to the Editor: New expectations mean new bar for storming field

October 31, 2018

Filed under Latest Stories, Letters to Editor, Opinion

Expectations matter. Ask an Olympic medalist or a political victor if they expected defeat. Ask a student who fails an exam whether they expected to pass. Ask Northwestern athletic director Jim Phillips, about the importance of...

Letter to the Editor: Try to understand student-athletes before criticizing us

October 11, 2017

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

In response to Jonah Dylan and his column “Northwestern is running out of excuses,” I urge sportswriters to expand beyond the realm of what you think you know about NU student-athletes before writing another piece criticizing us. ...

Ryan: From a student-athlete, it’s OK to not be OK

Caleigh Ryan, Op-Ed Contributor

January 12, 2017

Filed under Opinion

We aren’t perfect. No one is. Everyone has tough times, dark thoughts and seriously considers what they are doing in life — especially at a place like Northwestern, where it seems like everyone is doing well. It can be so...