For Spring Break 2015, I traveled to Denver, CO with 9 other strangers to help out at Florence Crittenton Services, a high school in Denver for teen moms, with a connected daycare.
Why do I Chronicle? To be a part of a team of dedicated, passionate individuals participating in a student group that ultimately does not suck you in.
by Catherine Zhang Taking the 201-1 Reporting & Writing class from the Medill School of Journalism was one of the best decisions that I’ve made since coming to Northwestern.
by Catherine Zhang As often as I’ve analyzed my relationship with makeup, I’ve always done so in a love-your-body, self-esteem-centered light. Not until recently had I considered it in a racial context.
By Kenni Zellner Where it exists, freedom of speech is a social right. Some institutions have it and some don’t, and it can exist to varying degrees (compare a prison to a university sometime). The key word here, however, is “institution,” which we’ll loosely define here as a set of rules that governs a group’s […]
by Catherine Zhang 40%. This is the percentage of students involved in Greek life at Northwestern. Even some of the largest state schools in the South report around 25% of students to be involved in Greek life, but who knows how the number at Northwestern could change in the upcoming years?
by Catherine Zhang Before I came to college, my expectations were molded by what my friends told me, what I saw on social media, and what I learned from watching girly movies. I heard stories of late-night pizza and ramen, saw pictures of lavish formals, and learned that sororities were selective and exclusionary.
By Rhytha Zahid Hejaze “You should go see a counselor,” I told Sara Al Fadaaq, a freshman at Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar and a resident in the building where I work. “If you’re Qatari, it’s frowned upon,” she replied. No, it’s not frowned upon only if you’re Qatari. It’s frowned upon in Pakistan too, […]
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 […]
By Isabella Raynal As it becomes available on more and more campuses, Friendsy prides itself on being a more targeted version of Tinder aimed at college students.