The Daily Northwestern

Updated: Student loan interest rates double after Congress misses deadline

Patrick Svitek, Summer Editor

July 3, 2013

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories, The Summer Northwestern 2013

The interest rate on new subsidized Stafford loans doubled Monday, potentially affecting hundreds of Northwestern students looking for financial aid this fall. The rate increased from 3.4 to 6.8 percent after Congress failed...

Uberti: A letter to my younger self: on doors that close

David Uberti

June 18, 2013

Filed under Graduation Issue 2013

I had never been beaten up until I was 21 years old and in the best shape of my life. A Fourth of July boating accident killed three children outside New York. As an intern for Newsday, I was sent to do journalism’s dirty...

Meet the parents: How to introduce yourself to your significant other’s family

Sammy Caiola, Reporter

December 6, 2012

Filed under 2012 Holiday Guide

The holidays are a time for family — a time for love, community, tradition and memories. So, if you’re a significant other being brought into the clan for the first time, it’s easy to feel out of place. But never fear: I’ve...