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

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

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 17, 2012

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns & Reviews, Movies, Reviews, The Current

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...