Stories

Finding common love

In the weeks following the executive order on immigration, many concerned Christians have spoken out about the importance of loving our neighbors. Twice in the last month, I have experienced powerful retellings of the parable of the Good Samaritan—an ancient story which speaks to a deep need for our present society to care for the more »

When it’s okay to be proud

Society sends us a lot of mixed messages about how to approach self-worth. Your mom tells you she is proud of you no matter what; your best friend says you are a loser but does not mean it; and the cheesy internet photo of a sunset with pretty lettering says to always remember you are more »

Big Sean impresses with fourth album

On February 3, rapper Big Sean released his fourth album, I decided. In the past few albums put out by Big Sean, he has become known for being unapologetically mean to people. In I decided, it is apparent that Sean is attempting to go in a different direction. On the second song “Light,” Sean speaks more »

NW place fourth at GPAC tournament

On Saturday, Feb. 18, the Northwestern wrestling team travelled to Crete, Neb. to compte in the GPAC tournament. The team sent the maximum 12 wrestlers to compete at the tournament. After a full day of matches, three Raiders came away with GPAC titles in their respective weight classes. Freshman Dante Preciado went 4-0 on the more »

LEGO movie teaches childhood lessons

After saving Gotham time and time again from villains like Bain, Penguin, Riddler and the infamous enemy Joker (Zach Galifinakis), LEGO Batman (Will Arnett) finds himself holed up alone in Wayne Manor, eating microwave lobster on his private watercraft. But with the help of a newly adopted orphan-turned-superhero sidekick Robin (Michael Cera), his loyal butler more »

NW staff spotlight: Matt Austin

With all the joys of technology comes the curse of malfunction. That may be a shattered laptop screen or a virus found deleting or encrypting precious and personal files. Everyone, especially in an academic institution, is bound to their computer. Lucky for students, there is a place where those crippling issues can be addressed. Behind more »