Week in Review Sept. 30: Seth Meyers, NU Ski Trip and solar canopies

    In case you were busy remembering what class feels like, here’s a recap of some news you may have missed this week.

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    Meyers is best known for his role as “Drunk Guy in Yugo” in Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist
    Northwestern announced that Saturday Night Live cast member and Northwestern alumnus Seth Meyers will lead this year’s Homecoming parade on Friday, Oct. 21. The football team will play Penn State in the Homecoming game the next day. You can check out the full story here.

    Despite these changes, the infamous Book Bandit has yet to be caught
    Due to security concerns, students will have to scan their WildCARDs at all hours when entering the library. “Thefts happen in this library, so we’re always looking for ways where we can improve our security,” said Clare A. Roccaforte, the library’s director of public relations. “Managing and knowing who comes into our building will help us to do that.” Our fellow planeteers at The Daily Northwestern have the scoop.

    Meanwhile, the NU Skee Trip will be held on the Atlantic City boardwalk again
    The annual Northwestern Ski Trip will go to Park City, Utah this winter — an announcement that came at the Ski and Snowboard Club’s first outdoor Mountain Reveal. The trip, scheduled for Dec. 10-16, is the largest student-organized tour in the nation. We’ve got the whole thing here.

    Week in Review is receiving reports that the campaign’s title does not, in fact, refer to Dan Persa’s return to the starting lineup

    Northwestern Athletics joined the “It Gets Better” campaign by releasing a video starring athletes, coaches and administrators like John Shurna, Amy Jaeschke and Pat Fitzgerald. It Gets Better was created by Dan Savage to combat bullying and spread LGBT acceptance. Head over to The Daily for more.

    SafeRide vehicles, however, will still run on backseat vomit
    Evanston aldermen approved plans to install two solar canopies that will provide charging stations for electric cars. One canopy will be located in a parking lot on Central Street, while the second location has yet to be decided. Evanston Now has the full story.


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