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Evanston recognized for measures to prevent childhood obesity

Marissa Page, Assistant City Editor

November 10

Filed under City, Local

Evanston received recognition Nov. 5 for its work to combat childhood obesity and promote healthy living through first lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! campaign. The city received five gold medals from the National League...

Michelle Obama’s chief of staff to speak at School of Law convocation

Shane McKeon, Assistant Campus Editor

May 7

Filed under Alumni, Campus, Events, Latest Stories, Speakers

First lady Michelle Obama's chief of staff will give the main convocation address May 15 at the School of Law. Tina Tchen (Law '84), has been the first lady's chief of staff since 2011. Tchen also is executive director for...

Northwestern’s Soul4Real performs at White House, privately serenades Obamas

Amanda Svachula, Reporter

January 15

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Arts and Entertainment, Events, Music

A&E President Barack Obama has once again reinforced the fact that Northwestern is his Big Ten team. NU's premiere African-American a cappella group Soul4Real, which specializes in R&B, soul and hip hop music, per...

Burg: Pandering to millennials is silly but effective

Madeline Burg, Columnist

October 19

Filed under Columns, Opinion

I love being catered to. I love it when you flatter my vanity and stroke my ego. I want you to make me feel like I’m the only girl in the world, the only one that you’ve ever loved. The only one that knows your heart. As...

Here We Go Again: Quotes of the Week

Erica Witte, Blogger

January 21

Filed under Odds & Ends, Quotes, The Current

“It’s top secret. Not even the NSA knows that.” — President Barack Obama to People magazine on what he’s getting Michelle for her 50th birthday.  “Last night, I was reading ‘Bridge to Terabithia’ to my kids ...