The Daily Northwestern

Editorial: Ease up credit requirements, help students find balance

The Daily Northwestern Editorial Board

November 20, 2016

Filed under Editorial, Latest Stories, Opinion

With the School of Communication’s decision to reduce the required number of credits to graduate, the school’s leadership acknowledged this month something students already knew: When it comes to academic requirements, sometimes less...

Gates: Students should not feel pressure to double major

Matt Gates, Columnist

October 1, 2014

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Last week, I overheard a tour guide explaining the quarter system to a group of prospective students and their parents. She discussed the nonstop “midterms” that are often just tests, the oddly arranged breaks and the large...