Inside Deering’s Dungeon: Life of an Archivist

The smile on Janet Olson’s face was hard to miss. Her enthusiasm was obvious and real, as she motioned to the gray boxes that lined the walls in the basement of Deering Library. “Have you ever been down here before?” she asked, clearly acknowledging the fact that most students don’t know much about her job. […]

LENDing a Hand- Student Group Helps Evanston Businesses

Gigi Giles can claim the title of proud owner of a “quintessential barber shop.” Ebony Barber Shop is the local hot spot, with “people just hanging around, kids playing, people talking.” It’s the place to be. But this scene is a far cry from the tattered shop Giles inherited from her father. She needed some […]

Eastwood’s Artistry: More Than An Empty Chair

Sara Vaux, Northwestern professor and expert in all things Clint (This article was featured in our print issue, which was published on Nov. 10, 2012.) Don’t worry- Clint Eastwood saved you a seat in Tampa. His speech at the Republican National Convention in August certainly caused some concerned murmurs among viewers. As always, Eastwood didn’t hide […]

Eastwood’s Artistry: More Than An Empty Chair

Sara Vaux, Northwestern professor and expert in all things Clint (This article was featured in our print issue, which was published on Nov. 10, 2012.) Don’t worry- Clint Eastwood saved you a seat in Tampa. His speech at the Republican National Convention in August certainly caused some concerned murmurs among viewers. As always, Eastwood didn’t hide […]