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Sherman Ave Interviews: Alexis Maxwell

8 Apr
(via CBS)

(via CBS)

Did you know that there was a Northwestern senior on Survivor? We do. We interviewed her. Alexis Maxwell represented us ‘Cats on Season 28 of Survivor, which pitted Brains against Brawns against Beauties. Alexis put her SESP and psychology skills to the test in the Beauty tribe before she was ultimately voted off the show. While she may not have won the million dollar prize, Alexis captured the hearts of creepy men on twitter, past Survivor contestants, and two of our heinous writers:

Smangston Hughes: So should we refer to you as Alexis or Alexis-Maxwell-That-Girl-in-Theta-on-Survivor? Which do you prefer?

Alexis: (Laughs) You could cut the Theta part.

Smangston Hughes: Perfect. So besides Dillo Day, how did your Northwestern experience help prepare you for Survivor? Continue reading

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Inspirational Posters Created From the Poetic Fabric of NU Greek Rank and CollegiateACB

26 Mar

We’ve all started out an article with a generalization before. We have also all heard of the virtual shit hole Mecca of poetry known as Greekrank.com that circulates around the NU interwebz. Or maybe you haven’t heard of it—which may or may not be a good thing. Basically, a bunch of poets who are totally not insecure ‘rank’ fraternities and sororities at different schools based on… I don’t even know. Anyways, we have found some of the more masterfully written sonnets written about Northwestern Greek organizations and adapted them into inspirational posters so that you folks can hang them on your walls and cherish this poetry for the rest of your college experience.

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A Call for ‘Respectful’ Black Friday Celebrations

27 Nov

Dear fellow Northwestern students,

With Black Friday happening this weekend, we wanted to take this opportunity to reflect on the actual meaning of the occasion, and how that should guide the way we celebrate this Friday. Continue reading

If Every Big Ten School Were A Parks And Rec Character

22 Oct

University of Illinois as Jean-Ralphio

“Technically I’m homelessss.”

Both are broke, but they still manage to have a good time anyways. Got off on a technicalllllityyy!

Indiana University as Continue reading