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Student projects awarded Weisman

By Alexandra Kukulka

February 20, 2012

The student film you have been working on is almost complete.  All that is left to shoot is the final scene and then edit. Then you realize you don’t have enough money to hire an editing team to help you. After all the hard work you put into the project, giving up is not an option.In an effort to support academic endeavors like this, the Albert P. Weisman Award funds student projects up to $4,000. The award was established...

New laws can’t stop cyber bullies

By Gabrielle Rosas

January 17, 2012

Most people have probably heard sad stories of cyber bullying, ending in self-harm or suicide. In most cases, the harm could not be prevented because of the will of an angry student and the accessibility of the Internet. For the past few years, new laws have been passed across the country to make the consequences of cyber bullying harsher, but this will not be enough.On Jan. 1, House Bill 3281 took effect in Illinois schools. T...

Hoosiers new bottom-feeders of the Big Ten

By Etheria Modacure

January 10, 2011

After losing its first three Big Ten conference games, the Northwestern University Wildcats got a much-needed victory over the Indiana University Hoosiers, 93-81, on Jan. 9.The Wildcats used a balanced offensive attack to force the Hoosiers out of its defensive position that yielded easy baskets. The Wildcats outscored the Hoosiers 20-12 in the paint, and ended the game with 34 total points in the post.The Wildcats forced them...

Big Ten Men’s Basketball 2010-2011

By Etheria Modacure

November 8, 2010

With the NCAA Men’s Division I basketball season about to kick off, the Big Ten conference is ahead of most of its competition, with five schools ranked in the top 25 ESPN/USA Today Coaches poll. The conference hopes to send a handful of schools to the NCAA Tournament in March as it remains one of the most competitive leagues in college basketball.The Big Ten leads all conferences with three teams ranked in the top 10 of the...

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