North by Northwestern, Fall 2009
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    STAFF

    Vi-An Nguyen | MANAGING EDITOR
    Alan Boccadoro | DESIGN EDITOR
    Jamie Wiebe | BACK OF BOOK EDITOR
    Jessica K. Chou | FRONT OF BOOK EDITOR
    Aubrey Blanche | ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR
    Sisi Wei | ASSISTANT DESIGN EDITOR

    CONTENTS

    FEATURES

    THIS ISN’T BOOT CAMP
    Joining the ranks of Northwestern’s NROTC
    By Jared T. Miller

    SUBURBAN SLUMLORDS
    Evanston landlord horror stories, and what needs to be done about them
    By Sarah Collins
    Web extra!On vs. off campus: Cost comparison
    By Asha Toulmin

    AT ALL COSTS
    A look at the sacrifices of students paying their own way through college
    By Jaimie Hwang

    THE SNAFU GUIDE
    Surviving the scrapes and screw-ups of life at NU
    By Alanna Autler, Amanda Litman, Alexandra Sifferlin, Noah Aldonas, Mike Elsen-Rooney and Lorraine K. Lee

    OUTLOOK

    Overheard at Ryan Field
    By Staff

    Context-free comments from NorthbyNorthwestern.com
    By Staff

    Glossary: Redefining fall’s buzzwords
    By Alicia Capetillo

    Meet Morty face-to-face
    By Staff

    Recharge: How to get energized now
    By Sarah Davidson, Katie Wells and Julia Haskins

    How women’s lacrosse coach Kelly Amonte Hiller built a legacy
    By Stephen Boyle

    Data: A ballet dancer manlier than you
    By Nathan Lipkin

    Faceoff: How do you blow off steam?
    By Aubrey Blanche

    The science of studying
    By Amina Elahi

    Book review: Kitchens
    By Nick Castele
    Web extra!Interview with author Gary Alan Fine

    Exotic study abroad locales: Ecuador, New Zealand and Tanzania
    By Sisi Tang

    CHECKOUT

    Northwestern’s next notable alumni
    By Kevin Sullivan
    Web extra! How Stephen Colbert, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Zach Braff and Clinton Kelly got started after leaving NU
    By Todd Kushigamachi

    Stylesheet: Rotimi Akinosho
    By Monica Kim

    Archives: Northwestern’s relations with nearby colleges
    By Matthew Leib

    Running with the pros
    By Sally Slater

    How to bike safely through snow and ice
    By Amanda Lerner

    Career advice you haven’t heard before
    By Drew Gannon

    Graduate costume designer Jeremy Floyd
    By Jennifer Schaefer
    Plus:A slideshow of Floyd’s masterful costume sketches

    Food: 3 ways to eat better
    By Bettina Chang, Emily Liftman and Kate Sheridan

    Buyer’s Guide: Coffee starter’s kit
    By Vi-An Nguyen and Lizzie Schiffman

    New professor on the block
    Lana Birbrair

    How to buddy up to your prof
    By Kayleigh Roberts

    College Drinker: Your beer cheat sheet
    By Ryan Gallagher

    Improvising through a party with the Titanic Players
    By Alex Freeman

    SCOPE

    Creative writing: Sound waves
    By Dan Camponovo

    Essay: Long ride home
    By Tracy Fuad

    5 iPhone apps that’ll save your life
    By Jamie Wiebe

    How to spend reading week
    By Hallie Busta

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