The Daily Northwestern Serving the University and Evanston Since 1881 Wednesday, September 21, 2011 Upperclassmen choose dorm life Online Can’t get enough front- page fun? Download today’s PDF online. www.dailynorthwestern.com Cultures 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 Howard. 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- Reliving 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 Editorial 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 Thursday 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. 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