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hell yeah i just got paid
Check out the Lakefront Trail, Second City or a Lunar New Year parade this nice weekend.
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get your kicks for week six
Cookies, concerts, and tattoos? Count us in.
Photo by Ivy Fung / North by Northwestern
Together but Apart
Three students share their experience of being away from their significant other this past Valentine’s Day.
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treat yo self
For all you singles out there, here are some ways to make sure you have the best possible V-Day.
get kissin'
Get crafty with our last-minute guide to making Valentine's Day cards!
Photo by Monika Stawowy on Public Domain Pictures. Licensed under Creative Commons
You will always be my endless...situation
Valentine’s Day is traditionally a day dedicated to love, gifts and celebrating your significant other. But what if you’re in a situationship, or talking to someone without labels?
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Who in their right mind is spelling out “I love you” in tea lights?
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Slide into Paola's DMS
The wear and tear of dating can lead to the onset of apathy.
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Norris REALLY loves you
Norris hosted a Love Cafe Thursday in anticipation of Valentine’s day
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Where's the best java?
The guide to getting your caffeine fix in Evanston.
Wintertime sadness
NBN has gathered the best tips and tricks for making SAD less sad
Photo by Arielle Schwartz / North by Northwestern
Poke wars: not on Facebook this time!
"But if I’m going to drop the equivalent of one hour’s labor at my high school job on a cup of juice, it’d better give me clear skin, Prince Harry’s hand in marriage and a 4.0."
Sweet, sweet victory
Here's a guide to navigating through tough convos with all your sports fanatic friends
You like nine to five, I'm the weekend
We've got you covered for discounted poke, Chicago restaurants and Norris ice skating.
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Beat the winter blues this weekend with NBN's guide!

On The Blogs

My Box
In case you’re not familiar, “My Box” is your safe place to ask and explore anything and everything about sex and relationships
Better Know a Neighborhood
The area’s artsy boutiques, innovative restaurants and edgy atmosphere make it a great place to spend a day.
Booze Blog
Here are five drink suggestions featured in your favorite binge-worthy Netflix shows.
Better Know a Neighborhood
Just a few miles south of Evanston lies the neighborhood of North Center, an area with a charming suburbia vibe full of sights to see for anyone of any age.
Life Skills
NBN's guide for how to dress for professional occasions.
Better Know a Neighborhood
Northwestern students can find a retreat from homework, studying and meetings in Andersonville, a bustling northern Chicago neighborhood.
Booze Blog
Take a break from finals prep and treat your taste buds to a boozy crawl at one of these fine eateries this Reading Week!
Life Skills
Lost your most precious valuable (or your water bottle)? Four tips to finding it, all in our new blog.