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AEMM students to tout talents at SXSW

AEMM students to tout talents at SXSW

March 3, 2014

The Arts, Entertainment & Media Management Department will send 90 students to this year’s South by Southwest film, music and live performance festival March 12–16 in Austin, Texas. This will be the program’s fifth year attending the popular film and media fest...

Homeless on public transit lack better options

By Opinions Editor

January 27, 2014

A conversation with any Chicagoan will inevitably yield a horror story or two about riding the Chicago Transit Authority, ranging from tales of pushy solicitors to unexplained, lengthy delays. But in the winter, some passengers have a more olfactory anecdote: the ripe smell of feces in train cars.The unwelcome stench is most common on the Red and Blue lines because homeless individuals are more likely to take shelter in the 24...

Wildcats upset top-ten opponent at home

By Nader Ihmoud

October 10, 2012

Despite the gusting winds, the Northwestern University Wildcats were able to fend off the No. 7 ranked University of Notre Dame Fighting Irish 2-1 on Oct. 9 at Lakeside Field.Early on, the Wildcats were aggressive on offense, scoring both goals in the first 20 minutes of the game. Freshman forward Joey Calistri broke out of his slump with a goal and an assist on the game-clinching goal, by junior midfielder Lepe Seetane....

Students drunk on friendship

By Brandon Smith

September 4, 2012

Many hungover mornings have been spent lamenting a lost phone or reminiscing about how funny it was when it took that one guy 30 minutes to put his shoes on the night before. But there are serious implications associated with drinking to keep in mind before heading out to a party.First, the good news: research shows there are positive aspects to drinking, much to the delight of college students.Michael Sayette, a professor of psy...

Dishing ‘Top Chef’ with Sarah Grueneberg

By Sophia Coleman

April 2, 2012

After a chaotic season of barbecuing, heat exhaustion and intense food battles on “Top Chef: Texas,” local chef Sarah Grueneberg was named runner-up to Texas native Paul Qui, who took the title.Though the loss was tough for Grueneberg, the executive chef at Spiaggia, 980 N. Michigan Ave., she said she could not have asked for a more inspiring experience. Because she was born and raised in Texas, she saw her time on the s...

Ultrasound abortion law serves agenda, not women

By Gabrielle Rosas

January 30, 2012

As a young woman, I understand the fear of having a child too early in life. I’m not yet prepared to give up my life in order to raise another. College, jobs, friends, family and my future financial security trump any minute desire to have babies. And trust me, it’s minute.Thankfully, I’ve never had a pregnancy scare with ex-boyfriends nor have any of my close friends. But we all talk about it in hypothetical terms. ...

Spark debate, not ignorance

By Brianna Wellen

November 21, 2011

For many students, college is a time to explore political inclinations and have healthy debates with other students regarding issues facing our country. This time of exploration will inevitably elicit naïve and ignorant comments from young political enthusiasts who, it is hoped, will research and learn from their mistakes in order to strengthen their argument in the future. It’s surprising, then, that the top student le...

Perry’s ‘jobs machine’ just a mirage

By Matt Watson

September 26, 2011

Once Texas Gov. Rick Perry announced his candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination this summer, a buzz over the “Texas jobs machine” started up in political circles and commentaries. The charismatic, coyote-shooting, bible-thumping George W. Bush clone has since jumped to the top of the polls in the Republican field, surpassing former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and replacing U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann as the lea...

Dynamic pricing boosting revenue

By Etheria Modacure

October 11, 2010

It’s the end of the season, and the San Francisco Giants are in the thick of a pennant race. The last series of the year is at home, and it’s against a team trailing the Giant by three games. Most teams would have looked at this last series before the season started when ticket prices were made and decisions for that game had been accepted.The front office expects around 34,000 fans to show up for the last series of th...

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