The Daily Northwestern

Sumra: Students, please stop job bragging

Eish Sumra, Columnist

October 26, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Every year, I love seeing eager college students post barrages of career updates on Facebook. As they negotiate roles with big-name companies and secure internships, they share lines of humble bragging mixed with language reminiscent...

Kempis: Northwestern’s hyper-professional atmosphere is detrimental to students’ long-term goals

Nicole Kempis, Opinion Editor

January 3, 2017

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

In 2011, Karl Pillemer, a professor at Cornell University, published a six-year research project designed to curate advice from America’s older population. He asked 1,200 Americans aged above 70. “Over the course of your life,...

Evanston residents complete program in fire services

Paige Leskin, City Editor

November 16, 2014

Filed under City, Local

A group of Evanston residents graduated Thursday from a city program that teaches participants about firefighting. The Evanston Citizen Fire Academy, hosted by the Evanston fire department, held a formal graduation ceremony...