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                                Upperclassmen choose dorm life
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                                         By Sa ya Merchant
Campus                      3
NU display will satisfy            When McCormick senior Hong
your curiosity about            Song traded his Evanston Place
Russian propaganda.             apartment for an Allison Hall dorm
                                room this fall, he became one of
                                about       seniors who opt to live
                                on- rather than o -campus, accord-
City                        4   ing to Dean of Students Burgwell
Follow the Yellow-CTA              For Song, it was a practical deci-
line .. to a still-to-be-       sion: He wanted to save money a er
chosen stop in Etown.           realizing the expenses of living o
                                campus in Evanston.
                                   When Song lived in Evanston
                                Place his junior year, he wound up
Forum                       6   eating out for almost every meal
                                rather than cooking as he had
Scott Rosenfield                 planned.
                  Let the          “I wasn’t saving as much money
               Bachmann         as I hoped,” Song said.
                 bashing           O -campus life has received
                   begin.       plenty of attention lately, includ-
                                ing articles on Gawker about rau-                                                                                                                           Brennan Anderson/Daily senior staffer
                                cous o -campus tailgates and the        Dorm norm: Weinberg juniors Rebecca Hartley and Rebecca Lessler opted to live in Allison Hall rather than moving
Natalie Friedman                near-implementation of a “brothel       off campus. For many students remaining on campus can cut costs and offer a built-in sense of community.
                                law” that would have evicted thou-
                                sands of students from Evanston         every year. In addition to the          gures do not include residents of   as friends move o campus.                  per-week meal plan.
                summer’s        residences last year. A smaller, less   seniors, Howard said ,      juniors    Greek houses, but a signi cant           For the      - academic year,             In addition to weighing the
                     best       publicized community are thar           and sophomores live in University      number of students in residential    room and board adds up to ,                economic costs of living on
                  shows.        many upperclassmen who choose           housing, while , students live in      housing each year are upperclass-    for all undergraduate students living
                                to remain on campus in dorms            the surrounding community. ose         men who have opted to stay behind    in a double room with a -meal-                   See ON CAMPUS, page 7
SCAPE, sexuality
research important for
NU community.                   CTA initiative to clean up El                                                                                           C-Stores add ‘Fit
                                                                                                                                                        to Go’ products
                                          By Patrick Svitek
Sports                      8
                                       e Chicago Transit Authority
                                plans to polish      El stops over                                                                                         By Kaitlyn Jakola and Sa ya           of the nutritional content of
                                the next      months, but Evan-                                                                                                     Merchant                     his meals while also o ering
                                ston riders may have to wait for                                                                                                                                 variety.
                                a Purple Line revamp.                                                                                                                                                “I think it’s nice that they’re
                                   On Tuesday morning, Chi-                                                                                               With the addition of sev-              packaging more than just a
                                cago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and                                                                                            eral low-calorie meal options             sandwich,” he said.
                                CTA o cials announced a new                                                                                            to its popular “To Go” service,               NuCuisine brought in a
NU moves up in NFCA             maintenance initiative that would                                                                                      nuCuisine hopes students who              nutritionist to design the new
poll as two players             dispatch “renew crews” to clean                                                                                        struggle to t meals into hec-             menu, which focused on creat-
snag Big Ten honors.            and repair needy stations.                                                                                             tic class schedules will feel less        ing healthy, complete meals for
                                       e upkeep program’s rst                                                                                          pressure to sacri ce nutrition            under        calories.
                                sites include the California stop                                                                                      for convenience.                              Many of the items are veg-
                                along the Blue Line and the Hal-                                     Kimberly Railey/The Daily Northwestern                   e new “Fit To Go” line,            etarian or vegan.
Weather                         sted stop along the Orange Line, All aboard: The CTA has plans to renovate 100 stations, but                           which premiered Tuesday,                      Polls conducted by nuCui-
                                according to the CTA website.       no remodels are scheduled for stops on the Purple Line.                            includes new items such as                sine last year and over the
Wednesday                          Although the Red Line’s Jarvis                                                                                      quinoa salad and edamame                  summer indicated that stu-
                                station and the Yellow Line’s concern for her while on board e orts that utilized more of a                            slaw as well as lighter versions          dents were excited about the
          69                    Skokie endpoint are also on the any form of public transit.
                                clean-up agenda, CTA spokes-
                                                                                                         “piecemeal approach,” accord-
                                                                       “We spend lots of time waiting ing to the press release.
                                                                                                                                                       of C-Store staples like bu alo
                                                                                                                                                       chicken wraps and fruit cups.
                                                                                                                                                                                                 program, especially where
                                                                                                                                                                                                 it includes lighter options of
                   49           woman Catherine Hosinski for trains, and it’s a part of my                  He added clean-up teams will                  According to nuCuisine                 existing foods.
                                declined to detail any target areas day to hang out here,” she said. “I use both private special contrac-              General Manager Chris Gar-                    “I think that’s great because
                                beyond those slated spots.          want to feel safe and surrounded tors and city employees.                          giulo, the additions were made            it (will) help manage calorie
          59                       “Presently, that’s the only by a nice environment.”
                                schedule available,” she said in
                                                                                                            Speci c improvements have
                                                                       In a CTA news release issued already been revealed for the
                                                                                                                                                       a er health-conscious students
                                                                                                                                                       requested options with a lighter
                                                                                                                                                                                                 intake,” Catherine Mounger,
                                                                                                                                                                                                 a Communication junior,
                   44           an email.                           Tuesday, Emanuel touted other upkeep initiative’s rst locations                    calorie count than the popu-              said. “It’s good for people who
                                   While waiting for a south- long-term bene ts of an up-to- along the Blue and Orange lines,                          lar “Simply To Go” line sold in           wouldn’t have time to run to a
Friday                          bound train at the Purple Line’s speed transportation network.           both of which follow a compre-                C-Stores.                                 dining hall.”
                                Noyes stop Tuesday evening,            “Chicago is an international, hensive overhaul of the Blue                         “(Students said) ‘We love                  While not all students will
          60                    Evanston resident Karolina world-class city, and my admin- Line’s Logan Square stop.
                                Charaziak said the Red Line’s istration is committed to invest-             During that recent project,
                                                                                                                                                       the To Go options you have,
                                                                                                                                                       but they have a lot of calories
                                                                                                                                                                                                 take advantage of the new pro-
                                                                                                                                                                                                 gram, Gargiulo said he hopes
                   46           well-being should be prioritized ing in what’s right, to make sure additional light xtures were                        and salt, and I’m stuck getting           everyone will appreciate the
                                over her home city’s creaky every piece of it shines,” he said. installed, new trees were planted                      a salad all the time,’” Gargiulo          expanded options.
                                terminals.                          “With this new Station Renewal near the bus terminal and                           said. “ ey asked for healthier                “We cover a lot of options.
                                       e Red Line handles about program we’ll have cleaner, security cameras were upgraded                             options on the go.”                           is is just another arm of it
Et cetera                   7       percent of all El ridership, brighter, more functional stations to high-de nition equipment,
                                according to the CTA’s website.     for CTA riders.”                     among a dozen other facility
                                                                                                                                                          Weinberg sophomore Nikhil
                                                                                                                                                       Bhagwat said the program is “a
                                                                                                                                                                                                 that takes it one step further,”
                                                                                                                                                                                                 he said.
Classifieds                         Charaziak added increased           CTA President Forrest Clay- upgrades.                                           step in the right direction.”
Crossword                            Output often leads to          pool distinguished this mainte-
                                cleanlinessOn: September 15, 2011 10:47 AM High-Resolution PDF - PRINT READY                                              He said he hopes the pro-                      kj@u.northwestern.edu,
Sudoku                          increased safety, a paramount nance program from previous patricksvitek                   @northwestern.edu            gram will help him keep track              safiyamerchant @u.northwestern.edu

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