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Lori Janjigian
Lori Janjigian is a student at Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism. On campus, she has contributed to the Daily Northwestern newspaper and Spoon Magazine. She has been an active participant in Northwestern Dance Marathon and she likes yoga, snapchatting and attempting to run.

Entries by Lori Janjigian

An Open Letter to President Obama on the Armenian Genocide

(10) Comments | Posted April 21, 2015 | 12:56 PM

Dear Mr. President,

I have just one question: "Who, after all, speaks today of the annihilation of the Armenians?"

You may recognize this quote. It is frequently cited by historians. This is what Adolph Hitler said in defense of his plans to wipe out the Jews. Hitler...

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Attention, Freshmen: Here's What to Expect

(0) Comments | Posted August 28, 2014 | 9:42 AM

A few days ago, I waved goodbye to my younger sister as she pulled out of the driveway and headed toward the start of her freshman year at college. How did this happen? It felt like just yesterday when I was the one who was packing up and heading off...

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The Perfect Summer Job: Why Waiting Tables Beats an Internship

(0) Comments | Posted April 7, 2014 | 11:13 AM

Every summer, college students leave their classrooms for gainful employment. Traditionally, they took jobs as painters, landscapers, waiters and cashiers. They would do almost anything to earn some money in order to help cover expenses when they returned to their institutions of higher learning in the fall.

These days,...

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30 Hours of Dancing, 30 Hours of Happiness

(0) Comments | Posted March 13, 2014 | 12:04 PM

While walking home early Sunday morning (a little past 2:00 am), all I could think about was my aching muscles and the throbbing blisters on my feet. I had to force myself to stay awake just a little longer until I reached my apartment and jumped into bed.


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The Best Bike Ride to Nowhere

(1) Comments | Posted February 18, 2014 | 11:02 AM

Recently, I went on a bike ride. It wasn't an ordinary bike ride. (I live in suburban Chicago and this weather is brutal!) Instead, I rode a stationary bike. I rode with a group of seven girls. We cheered each other on and we rode for a full four-and-a-half hours....

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A Tomboy Takes Fashion Week

(1) Comments | Posted September 14, 2013 | 3:23 PM

New York Fashion Week has been called the "week of all weeks for anyone involved in fashion." Designers choose everything from the venue, the music, the models and the lighting, to the spectacular clothing. Celebrities, fashion icons and famous magazine editors flock to the event looking to get...

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