The Daily Northwestern

Letter to the Editor: With death of Anne Smedinghoff, America is a little poorer

Jeff Rice, Northwestern History Lecturer

April 28, 2013

Sometime earlier this month we awoke to the news that one of the five Americans killed April 6 in Afghanistan was a 25-year-old woman, Anne Smedinghoff, from River Forest. A graduate of Johns Hopkins University, this was her second...

Movie Review: Complex ‘Argo’ showcases Affleck’s directing skills

Aliza Weinberger, Columnist

October 18, 2012

When I saw Ben Affleck’s directorial debut a few years ago, I was pleasantly surprised. But now, in his third feature “Argo,” my high expectations were not only met, but exceeded. Affleck may be an A-list actor, but he’s...