Posts tagged "Northwestern University"

Happy New Year: Northwestern Finally Won a Bowl

Happy New Year: Northwestern Finally Won a Bowl
On the first day of the New Year, my alma mater, Northwestern University, ended a 64-year drought by winning the 2013 Gator Bowl. I started at Northwestern in 1994. I picked NU for the rich academic curriculum, distinguished Radio/Television/Film program, and proximity to home. (I wanted to go away, but not be too far from... Read more »

Red Shoes – My Meeting with Nikki Giovanni

Red Shoes – My Meeting with Nikki Giovanni
A couple weeks ago, I was bored on a beautiful Sunday afternoon. I checked my Twitter feed and saw that Nikki Giovanni was performing at the DuSable Museum. The performance had just started so I grabbed my purse and raced out the door. I adore Nikki Giovanni. I think I discovered her in high school.... Read more »