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Tuesday, March 28
Things are tough for the kids up in Evanston. Northwestern's administration first chastises them for crudely referencing oral sex in front of neighborhood kids, and now they shouldn't go in blackface for Halloween. The holiday is "a time when the normal thoughtfulness and sensitivity of most NU students can be forgotten and some poor decisions are made."