You Didn’t Know N.U. Has a Solar Car?

You Didn’t Know N.U. Has a Solar Car?

                      By Hangda Zhang The Northwestern Solar Car Team was testing its sixth generation solar car in the Ryan Field parking lot on May 23 when the speed of the hand-built vehicle reached 45 mph, its highest speed ever. Northwestern students are taking the solar […]

Five things to boost your happiness

Five things to boost your happiness

                By Nicole Bauke 1. Start with your digestion The more stressed you are, the worse your digestion gets, according to Shanda Combs from the Nutritional Therapy Association. “The biggest thing about health starts with digestion,” she says. “The best diet really is one with balance. Try to […]

“Last Supper”: Beautiful but Tragic

“Last Supper”: Beautiful but Tragic

By Hangda Zhang                       Marcellus Burt, a first-year theater student at Northwestern, felt his breath slow and his body tense when looking at the 600 plates that line the walls of the Block Museum, which illustrate the last meals of prison inmates on death row. […]

Collecting Paradise

Collecting Paradise

                    By Stephanie Yang “If there is paradise on Earth, it is this. It is this. It is this.” Upon entrance to the exhibition Collecting Paradise: Buddhist Art of Kashmir and Its Legacies at Northwestern University’s Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, visitors are greeted […]

Call it by its Name: Jonathan Schanzer on Combating ISIS

Call it by its Name: Jonathan Schanzer on Combating ISIS

                  By Nicole Bauke   Defeating ISIS requires defining who and what we are fighting as a radical, violent Islamic group, emphasized Dr. Jonathan Schanzer at Northwestern University College Republican’s winter speaker event Tuesday night. The event was organized by NUCR President, Dominic Burke, and NUCR Secretary […]

Northwestern Students Say Thank You to a Kind Friend and Teacher

Northwestern Students Say Thank You to a Kind Friend and Teacher

                  By Nicole Bauke Students were shocked and saddened when Rabbi Aaron Potek announced his plans to leave Northwestern at the end of the school year, for a position with the organization Gather the Jews. Rabbi Aaron, Hillel’s educational and spiritual leader, joined the Fiedler Hillel at […]