Chicago Writers Speak at McCormick Tribune Center

More than eighty people braved the icy temperatures Thursday night to attend “Language and Identity: A Chicago Writer’s Panel,” hosted by One Book, One Northwestern in conjunction with Global Languages Initiative and the Center for the Writing Arts.  The panel guests were Ana Castillo, Aleksandar Hemon, and Bich Minh Nguyen, three local authors who spoke […]

The Statistical and Moral Case for Gun Rights

Of the more than 4,500 words in the United States Constitution, a mere 27 words comprise the most controversial section: A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed. This, of course, is the second amendment, whose […]

My Thesis: Wildcats Terrible, Great, Mediocre

There are few things grimmer than being the sixth man in the waning minutes of an upset loss I’m a senior history student, so I have spent the past week studying and writing about a subject completely irrelevant to modern society, a series of events so terrible yet bland that the grief they caused will […]