Spring 2018

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Contents

Features

NU Rules Late-Night TV

Stephen Colbert, Seth Meyers and Robin Thede

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The All-or-Nothing Marriage

Today wives and husbands expect more from marriage

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Knight Vision

Sanja Manakoski designed a suit of armor for Don Quixote

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Reflections of a Black Student Activist

Eva Jefferson Paterson reflects on black student sit-in

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Campus Life

Amish Fountain of Youth

Researchers developing anti-aging drugs

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Five Questions: J.A. Adande

Medill prof discusses the state of sports media

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Then: A Grand Gala

Entertainment icons returned to campus in 1980

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The Stars Will Shine

CommFest 2018 will celebrate School of Commuication

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The Performing Arts Expand

University is poised to launch a Chicago arts center

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Who’s That Mummy Girl?

Researchers explores art, science of resident mummy

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Prof’s Coming-of-Age Film Earns Applause

Princess Cyd named one of top 10 films of the year

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Training the Next Generation of Scientists

Support creates opportunities for future innovators

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Program Prepares Area Students for College

Gifts to Northwestern Academy provide tools to students

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How to Build an Alka-Selzter Rocket

NUSTARS made it to finals of Alka-Rocket Challenge

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CatToonz Creates Home for Animators

Student-run production company focuses on animation

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All that Jazz

Jazz studies majors prep for release of second album

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Currency Exchange

Startup to turn foreign cash into community support

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Facial Exercises Fight Appearance of Aging

Women looked younger after 20-week exercise program

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Softball Hurler Continues Mound Rebound

After two ACL injuries, Kaley Winegarner learns to trust

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On the Upswing

Senior Hannah Kim shoots for more records

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No More Moral Victories

Spencer Allen and Wildcats ready to take the next step

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Alumni Life

Coming Together

Bursar’s Office takeover event looks to past, future

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All Roads Point to Northwestern

Bill Savage's career has followed Sheridan Road

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Close-up: Gerard Meagher

Gerard Meagher makes New York's Old Town Bar distinctive

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Close-up: Alexander Pancoe

Adventurer completing Explorers Grand Slam fundraiser

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Alumni in Action: Larry Irving

Alumni regent preaches power of technology

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Passings

Remembering James McManus and Charles Eugster

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Purple Prose

Letting Go Is So Overrated

Hanging on to things for dear life can be a good thing

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Mailbox

Mailbox

Letters from our readers

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