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Closson: Adjusting to Northwestern, its lack of diversity as a black student

Troy Closson, Assistant Opinion Editor

May 4, 2017

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

When committing to Northwestern — one of my “dream schools” — as a senior in high school, I never thought I’d regret that decision once I got to campus. Before I officially chose a college, my parents constantly...

Reed: Fall activities fair is too hectic, overwhelming to be productive

Chase Reed, Columnist

April 5, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Not long after Wildcat Welcome each year, freshmen on campus have the opportunity to attend the activities fair, where student groups promote a variety of interests ranging from on-campus publications to cultural activities. I...

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

Danny Cooper, Assistant Opinion Editor

October 27, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinion

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...

Stachtiaris: Explorations into Evanston, Chicago should be better incorporated into Wildcat Welcome

Lukas Stachtiaris, Op-Ed Contributor

October 27, 2016

Filed under Columns, Contributors, Opinion

Throughout Wildcat Welcome, I found myself in awe of the constant activities Northwestern used to welcome new students. I was initially skeptical as to whether a full eight days was really necessary –– but by the end, I was...