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Closson: It’s okay to ask for help

Troy Closson, Opinion Editor

October 3, 2017

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

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...

Reed: Freshmen, go for a walk

Chase Reed, Columnist

September 28, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

It’s only the second week of school, and if you’re anything like I was last fall, your first year in college isn’t going exactly as planned. At Northwestern, we don’t have a lot of downtime in our schedules to play...

Letter to the Editor: You don’t have to deal with college stress alone

September 25, 2017

Filed under Latest Stories, Letters to Editor, Opinion

I read with great interest and sadness Isabella Soto's essay for The Spectrum. In the late 1980s, I also experienced high levels of stress and short nights of sleep as a Weinberg undergraduate. For years after graduating, I would j...

Letter to the Editor: Alum says ‘I Won’t’ to Northwestern’s ‘We Will’ campaign

Dick Reif, Medill '64

April 6, 2014

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

I was invited to join Northwestern's $3.75 billion fund-raising drive called "We Will." My reply — I Won't. A school once called  "The Harvard of the Midwest" has morphed into a misguided muddle on Lake Michigan. Let's start wit...

The Steam Press: Read more, stress less

Mackenzie Broderick, Blogger

February 24, 2014

Filed under Books, Current Blogs, The Current

Greetings, culture lovers! This weekend, I got a library card from the Evanston Public Library. It was a magical experience. Surrounded by actual, real-live people, instead of frazzled college students, I wanted to give each...