No Makeup Mondays: An Evolution

No Makeup Mondays: An Evolution

As I set my alarm for Monday morning late on a Sunday night, I decided on 8AM, before remembering, oh wait, tomorrow is Monday! No makeup, which means I get to sleep an extra fifteen minutes. I won’t look as good, but haha, whatever. 

Slideshow: NU Color Roar gets down and dirty for a good cause

Slideshow: NU Color Roar gets down and dirty for a good cause

By Isabella Raynal [slideshow_deploy id=’5656′] Sunday is considered a day of rest (or studying) for many, but not for those who participated in the Color Roar. This past Sunday, at least 50 Northwestern students spent their afternoons running around Deering Meadow throwing paint powder at each other. To passersby we must have just looked like […]

Stop Hating on Wildcat Welcome

Stop Hating on Wildcat Welcome

by Isabella Raynal From what I’ve heard and read from older students, it seems as if people can’t complain enough about Welcome Week.  Even though some admit to having fun at certain events or meeting a couple close friends,

Celebrating Eid Al Adha at a home away from home

Celebrating Eid Al Adha at a home away from home

By Rhytha Zahid Hejaze [slideshow_deploy id=’5583′] Eid Al Adha (Arabic for Festival of the Sacrifice) is celebrated by Muslims all around the world on 10 Dhu Al Hijjah, the twelfth month of the lunar-based Islamic calendar. It commemorates Abraham’s willingness to sacrifice his son, Ishmael, on Allah’s command before Allah intervened and replaced Ishmael with […]

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 […]