The Daily Northwestern

Sumra: Students, please stop job bragging

Eish Sumra, Columnist

October 26, 2017

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

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,...