The Daily Northwestern

Martinez: What I learned as a Peer Adviser

Marissa Martinez, Opinion Editor

October 2, 2018

While I was nervous to sign up to become a Peer Adviser last year, I was extremely excited when I received my phone call and email that I was accepted. My PAs from freshman year were extremely influential, friendly and inspiring...

Closson: It’s okay to ask for help

Troy Closson, Opinion Editor

October 3, 2017

Maybe I’ll just deal with it myself. I can’t even count the number of times I told myself that last year — whether I was struggling in a class, confused about navigating the transition or just feeling overwhelmed by...

Cooper: Responding to critiques of Wildcat Welcome as a Peer Adviser

Danny Cooper, Assistant Opinion Editor

October 27, 2016

I served as a Peer Adviser this year, which means you can make a few assumptions about me right off the bat. Yes, I walk around everywhere with that neon backpack from Uncle Dan’s. Yes, I can and will do the New Student Dance...

McCormick introduces Wildcat Welcome overhaul

David Lee, Reporter

April 15, 2014

The McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science’s incoming freshman class will be the first to take part in a revamped Wildcat Welcome program for the school, which will extend well into the academic year. The new...