Fall of the Flash: What you need to know about Adobe’s latest security bungle

Fall of the Flash: What you need to know about Adobe’s latest security bungle

  By Anthony Settipani If you’re at all familiar with Adobe Flash, you probably know that it’s one of the biggest gateways used by hackers and cybercriminals to take over computers and steal people’s information. If you’re not, you may be surprised to find out that the cute little program behind Youtube, Club Penguin and so much else you love may […]

The other side of justice

By C.K. Egbert, philosophy columnist On Wednesday, students in universities across the United States went to school clutching pillows and mattresses, expressing support for victims of sexual violence and the lack of institutional sensitivity. The cause has seen a widespread and diverse range of student supporters, even as school administrators vociferously proclaim their support for […]

3 lessons of Nerdwestern football

3 lessons of Nerdwestern football

By Anthony Settipani It’s no secret that students here at Northwestern aren’t the biggest football fans. Of course, it’s also pretty hard to blame them for their lack of interest. For a student body on the fast track to grades, money and world domination, to be paired with a team that until only recently held […]

Delaying ‘Catification: the social cocoon

Delaying ‘Catification: the social cocoon

By Heather Budimulia While it is only the first week of classes, it’s by no means any freshman’s first foray into Northwestern’s social scene.  Thanks to the Internet and a global network of Wildcats, it’s possible to have connections before even setting foot on campus. However, that’s not the social path I opted for last […]

Check it out: a walk through Little Village

Check it out: a walk through Little Village

By Nesa Mangal Little Village, like most of Chicago’s neighborhoods, is home to a specific and diverse culture. But what some don’t know is that Little Village is more than a neighborhood. To me, it ‘s even comparable to well-known visitor destinations like Millennium Park. Located on the west side of Chicago, the area was […]

For how he lived: remembering James Foley

For how he lived: remembering James Foley

By Anthony Settipani   The death of James Foley at the hands of ISIS (the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria), brought a brutal end to a life dedicated to capturing and conveying the realities of a world in conflict. Foley was, as President Obama remarked in his honor, “a journalist, a son, a brother and a friend.” He was […]

Full Steam Ahead!

Full Steam Ahead!

This spring, I took the helm of the first newspaper to ever print my words for the world to see, The Northwestern Chronicle. Most people I know have asked me one of two questions. Many want to know why I would take charge of a paper they view as failing and ridiculous. The rest ask […]