sasha costello
For hundreds of NU students whose native language isn’t English, sometimes things get lost in translation.


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matter of rights
“All performances for Pippin have been cancelled."
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Express yourself
Have you ever walked down Sheridan Road and seen someone with unreal, unconventional and unapologetic colored hair and thought, “Wow! I wish I could pull that off!”?
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Wildcat royalty
This year, the student body will cast their inaugural votes for one Homecoming Wildcat, rather than the traditional king and queen pair.
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Mamma Mia!
NBN talked to three sorority house moms.
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NU Kids on the Block
By this time of year, most students who were high school seniors just a few months ago are well into their college transition.
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Grab a spoon!
Spoon University, founded at NU, was purchased by Scripps Network and has spread to campuses around the country.
responsible fashion
“If I could tell people one thing, [it would be to] think about what you’re buying and think about whether it’s necessary.”
financial aid faux pas
Did you know students who make more than $6,420 per year reduce their aid eligibility by 50 percent of the excess?
To students from different countries, smoking can mean very different things.
i (didn't) wake up like this
In the realm of beauty in the 21st century, the Kardashian women are supermodels, but they just might be role models, too.
What's good, UChicago?
NBN’s Laura Zornosa tests Northwestern’s temperature with Chicagoland college students. So, are we more hot, or cold? Read on.
across the aisle
Northwestern’s election tally may in fact tell a story less congruent with the homogenous progressive liberalism with which colleges are often categorized.
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The story behind the name.
"A name gives life to a college campus. It connects the old to the new, the bitter to the sweet and the tradition to the progress."
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Who run the world?
NBN interviews the winners of the BuildHer hackathon.
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student life
Muslim students at Northwestern talk "taking hijab," Trump and campus life.