Time to Take Action
"I can’t remember the last time I’ve been so personally affected by the responses of United States government officials to LGBTQA+ hate crimes."
roll up for equality
"I, like many ladies across the world, was raised with the expectation that drugs, specifically weed, were well within a man’s domain."
Junk food? More like junk science
"Food is more than calories in, calories out. Food is supposed to have carbs and fat and sugar."
pepsi commercial went wrong
"What bothers me most is how Jenner tramps into the crowd, smiling and shouting, as if the point of marches is to have fun with friends. "
Q&A (question and attack)
"Even when stories on victory and change are told, they are often told with a tone of spite, a feeling of “Told you so!"
"We need to start paying attention to the fact that fraternities are breeding grounds for sexual violence and sexual predators."
beyond the banana demonstration
Sex education and consent should go hand in hand, period.
Dun dun DeVos
In defense of public education
"From both a moral and economic standpoint, the case for the free movement of people is strong and compelling."
This is why we march
"To me, the March was about more than the rights women feel are being threatened by this new administration..."
what lies ahead?
" ... 'Give him a chance.' They say it as if I plan to deny the validity of Trump’s administration, as if I’ve been planning to pack up and leave ... "
A few of NBN's opinion writers sat down in a roundtable-style discussion to talk about the impending election and what it means to them as liberal college students.
lights, camera, wrong action
Opinion: RTVF's restructuring of how student film projects are funded and produced is unfair.
On Women's Center counseling
A writer addresses the importance of Women's Center counseling.
"get comfortable with discomfort"
Two days before graduation, a senior reflects on her four years at NU and gives advice to incoming freshmen.
On The Blogs
This is not a study abroad blog
Despite Hannah's excitement for the great delicacies of Chile, she arrived to find her food bland and covered in the egg-y condiment.
This week people wrote about long weekends, Subway and the Oscars.
One writer offers his take on the new IGNITE program, which was supposed to help freshmen through their first year, and suggests that next year NU should remix IGNITE.
Freshmen might become discouraged during Winter Quarter, but they should focus on embracing failures, celebrating successes and waiting for warm weather.
The quarter system is "an awkward tango of timelines."
What is it about college parties that make them inherently more enjoyable than their high school counterparts?
See how you can contribute to NBN's discussion under our changed comment policy and system.
"A seven letter German and a nine letter Norwegian were forcefully joined on a 4 ½ X 10 legal birth certificate by a tiny, yet crucial dash."