Stories by Tracy Fuad
Sometimes it takes a trip across the globe to appreciate what you have at home.
At the 32nd annual Chicago Marathon on Sunday, 34,792 runners braved 33-degree weather to take on a 26.2-mile run through the city.
It's time to get rid of your life in favor of that 4.0 grade point average.
Though campus elections lack the attention that national ones get, they do impact your life.
Prospies might be great targets, but be nice -- they just want a place they can call home.
Why we'll miss the coffee shop -- and how we might still be able to save it.
One writer put down her credit card and cash for a week. This is what she learned.
Our columnist isn't holding her breath for warmer days, because it's going to be a while.
Our columnist suggests that "awkward" really isn't the worst thing in the world.
How jumping into Lake Michigan taught our columnist how to take the plunge in life.
At Northwestern, we've got to learn to break out of the numbness.
Random acts of kindness redeem Northwestern's cutthroat, competitive side.
The icy pathways pose a risk of slipping for all students, wherever they may come from.
We asked students in Norris: What's the last sentence you wrote?
A year later, one writer reflects on her rush experience.
Parkes Hall becomes a voting place for South Campus. Zach Ratner / North by Northwestern Polling Precinct 6 at Parkes ...
Talking to your teacher and going to office hours can improve your grade.
Why the clutter on our desks and walls is sometimes just clutter.
Earlier today, Gawker.com posted an apparent way to see the five people who search for you most often on Facebook. ...
How and why to get started, plus the best routes on campus.
A spring break in Kauai spent learning how to surf, but mostly failing, taught one writer to appreciate the big picture.
Learn to make Peep Krispies, scrambled eggs, candy bar popcorn and jelly bean bird's nests in your microwave.
Will you survive the maze of sleep deprivation, bad dancing and awkward hook-ups? It's your choice!
While you’ve been busy mastering Dolphin Cup (yeah, don’t lie to us — we see right through you) the celebs ...
Our interactive guide, now with a personal anecdote!
What NU should do to unite the student body.
Step-by-step instructions for making a gift that your valentine will truly love.
Seriously. You need some rest.
Learn how to cut layers, bangs and short hair with this step-by-step guide.
Rush can be a terrible ordeal -- but often has a good outcome that makes it worthwhile.
Delicious, nutritious or just downright disgusting, NU's cafeterias serve it all.
Using hair straighteners, shot glasses, alcohol, ramen and microwaves to be the next world-famous chef.
Need help organizing your life? These tips make it easier to remember - and do - all your pesky errands.
Check out these coffee alternatives for your caffeine fix.
The best way to deal with tour groups is to prank them.
Regress and de-stress with naps, swingsets, and vacations.