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Mascot Blues

Daniel Moattar, staff writer

December 10, 2009

I visited Northwestern University in April during a trip to Chicago. My tour guide was a chatty, generically pretty blonde junior who, for the purpose of this story, I will call Sarah. I was accompanied by a half-dozen fresh arrivals from the West Coast, and none of us, least of all me, were dressed...

Bite Me, Vampires

Bite Me, Vampires

December 10, 2009

By Lizzie Logan A terrible pun aside, the “Twilight” phenomenon is a real pain in the neck. For the few of you who don’t know, the Twilight Saga is a series of books about Bella Swan, a devastatingly beautiful and frail seventeen-year-old girl, who falls in love with the unspeakably handsome...

Food Review: Never get a Frenchman to do an American’s job.

Daniel Moattar, Staff writer

December 10, 2009

By Daniel Moattar Burgers are back. Granted, Californians have been going to In-N-Out Burger since time immemorial (1948, actually), and sure, they're still eating Double-Doubles (capitalized?) like they're going out of style, but something new is going on. 'Low' cuisine is picking up a little class....

Closing Gitmo isn’t easy, but it’s right

Adrienne von Schulthess

July 16, 2009

Closing a prison is harder than it looks. Recently, the Senate rejected President Obama's request for $80 million to close Guantanamo Bay military prison. In response, last Thursday Obama announced that he would close the prison with or without support, saying that it is time to "clean up the mess."...

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