The Daily Northwestern

Borrok: Work culture is suffocating students

Ben Borrok, Opinion Editor

October 13, 2020

In recent years, creating a LinkedIn page has become an inevitable feature of college life. The website, designed to improve the networking capabilities of employers and potential employees alike, has grown steadily since its...

Affording NU: Don’t assume everyone knows how to network

Allie Goulding, Development & Recruitment Editor

November 14, 2018

In this series, a writer explores the everyday struggles of being a low-income student at Northwestern. In my last column, I discussed the requirement I saw on many internship applications: “Previous internship experience is required.” This creates an unnecessary barrier to students who can’t afford to have previous unpaid inte...

Lewis: Northwestern students should focus on potential beyond the classroom

Aaron Lewis, Columnist

January 13, 2016

Northwestern is known for being a campus with hardworking students who earned strong grades in high school and expect a similar academic record at NU. Most students here have built the study habits, time management skills and...