Christ-like love in politics

Something has happened to our Christian culture. I sit in chapel and speakers are making political jabs. Students are venting through Facebook, cursing and questioning their fellow Christians’ commitment to God because they did not vote for the same person. One minute we are encouraging others to live in a Christ-like manner, but the next more »

Cutting communications

I love writing. When I was little I would staple construction paper together to make my own books. Now I am an editor for the Beacon, I write articles for my hometown newspaper and post to my blog. After I graduate, my dream job is to be an editor at a publishing company and eventually more »

Ring by Spring without all the bling

“I used to think a wedding was a simple affair. Boy and girl meet, they fall in love, he buys a ring, she buys a dress, they say I do. I was wrong. That’s getting married. A wedding is an entirely different proposition.” George Banks (from Father of the Bride) perfectly sums up the reality more »

Singles Awareness Day

For many people, Feb. 14 is a special day to spend with their significant other, complete with bouquets of flowers and boxes of chocolates. But for others, this Saturday is just another normal day. Yes, I’m talking about us single people. Don’t worry, this isn’t one of those articles venting how miserable it is to more »

Popular C.C beanies cap off winter outfits

Popular C.C beanies cap off winter outfits

Girls at Northwestern are gearing up for the winter months with a new favorite accessory: C.C beanies. These hats, complete with a small leather tag saying “C.C”, can be spotted all over campus. The exact origin of the beanie trend is unknown, but seniors Elisabeth Kahanic and Heidi Gritters were among the first few students more »

Stop NWConfessions

I can’t decide if social media is a blessing or a curse. Sure, sites like Facebook and Instagram keep us connected and updated on the happenings of our friends and family, but let’s look at the negatives: teenagers have committed suicide as a result of cyber-bullying, people get into heated political arguments on Facebook and more »